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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