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									                        LeSaint Logistics Selects Manhattan Associates

Grayslake, IL –November 18, 2002 – LeSaint Logistics (http://www.LeSaint.com) announced today
that it has selected PkMS Pronto™, a supply chain execution solution from Manhattan Associates
(NASDAQ: MANH), the global leader in extended supply chain execution solutions. LeSaint
Logistics selected Manhattan Associates for three reasons: it’s leading edge technical x-SCE™
solutions; it’s financial stability; and its leadership and expertise in the 3PL market.

LeSaint Logistics is a third party logistics provider offering dedicated transportation services and
other supply chain services on both a national and international level. LeSaint focuses on
interlinking transportation, distribution, and fulfillment services to achieve an unsurpassed level of
customer satisfaction and retention. Jeff Pennington, President of LeSaint Logistics, stated that,
“This agreement provides LeSaint with the tools to create greater value for our customers by
offering them a broader menu of services across the supply chain, supported by the proven
technology of Manhattan Associates.”

LeSaint Logistics will deploy PkMS Pronto™ and PkCost across its operations throughout North
America. PkMS Pronto will enable LeSaint to offer clients real-time access to data and the ability
to create seamless processes between client operations and those of LeSaint. Additionally,
LeSaint expects that by using PkMS Pronto, they will gain operational efficiencies and accuracy.
PkCost will also be implemented and will provide streamlined and accurate billing down to the
transaction level. The combination of PkMS Pronto and PKCost will enable LeSaint to offer world-
class services supporting individual client requirements at real-world prices. According to Poul
Bjerre-Jensen, CIO, “The PkMS architecture, which is based on Windows 2000, allows LeSaint to
deploy the software with a minimum of specialized knowledge acquisition. The look and feel has
been expertly designed and navigation is very intuitive. Manhattan Associates has done an
excellent job of keeping our investment at technology’s leading edge without jeopardizing the
stability that is needed to run a business on a daily basis.”

“We are excited to welcome LeSaint Logistics into the Manhattan Associates User Community.
They represent yet another example of Manhattan Associates’ total commitment to the 3PL
industry, and we look forward to providing them with the solutions needed to achieve operational
excellence in the 3PL marketplace,” said Bruce Eicher, Manhattan Associates’ Vice President of
Customers.

LeSaint Logistics allows its customers to concentrate on their core business by outsourcing their
supply chain services. LeSaint manages operations in a variety of industries including food,
pharmaceutical, industrial, automotive and general merchandise. They also have hazardous
materials facilities that were built with safety being the highest priority. In addition to supply chain
services LeSaint also has a full service Transportation Division that includes specialized equipment
to fulfill your transportation needs. For more information on LeSaint Logistics contact Dino Moler
@ 877 – KNOW3PL or access their web site at http://www.LeSaint.com.

About Manhattan Associates
Manhattan Associates, Inc. is the global leader of extended supply chain execution solutions. We
enable operational excellence through real-time collaboration, execution and optimization. Our
solutions leverage state-of-the-art technologies, innovative practices and our domain expertise to
enhance performance, profitability and competitive advantage. Manhattan Associates has licensed
more than 800 customers representing 1,100 facilities worldwide, which include some of the
world's leading manufacturers, distributors and retailers. For more information about Manhattan
Associates telephone 770.955.7070 or visit www.manh.com.

								
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