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                                Kuehne + Nagel Earns Sun Microsystems’ 2005 Award
                                for Superior Supply Chain Management Support

                                NAUGATUCK, Conn., October 13, 2005 – Kuehne + Nagel has been
                                honored with a Sun Microsystems, Inc. Meritorious Supply
                                Performance Award for 2005. It is the second time in three years that
                                Kuehne + Nagel has earned the award.

                                Kuehne + Nagel is the lead integrator of an information-driven solution for the
                                distribution of critical spare parts for Sun systems throughout the United States and
                                Canada. The customer contact center here fields 1,200 calls daily from field
                                engineers requesting parts, then arranges for expedited delivery of the parts from
                                one of 120 stocking locations – often within one hour of receiving the request.
                                Kuehne + Nagel also manages the flow of parts to and from repair vendors.
                                Superior management of parts inventory enables Sun to deliver high levels of
Kuehne + Nagel, Inc.            customer satisfaction, while controlling inventory investments.

Contract Logistics – U.S.       "The Sun Supplier Awards program recognizes key suppliers for their exemplary
                                support as demonstrated through innovation and ability to exceed expectations for
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                                value, performance and quality," said Susan Ferguson, Vice President, Partner &
Director, Marketing &
                                Supply Chain Management. "Kuehne + Nagel has contributed significantly to
Communications                  helping Sun Services exceed our customers’ expectations. Sun suppliers are
Tel +1 203-578-4336             leaders in their fields, the award winners are the best of the best."
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bill.roberts@kuehne-nagel.com   Douglas Brown, Kuehne + Nagel Vice President, Critical Service Logistics, said,
                                “Sun systems run mission-critical applications for some of the world’s largest
Corporate                       companies. We’re proud of the central role we play in keeping these systems up
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                                position lies in the ocean-, airfreight and contract logistics businesses with a clear
Inquiries:                      focus on providing IT-based supply chain management services and comprehensive
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