Press Release Summary = Hellmann was selected for its international freight forwarding service reliability, global customized solutions, and IT support.
Press Release Body = Miami, March 20, 2006 -Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, one of the world's leading logistics providers, announced today that Havertys Furniture Company has selected Hellmann as its logistics company of choice for its international freight forwarding services, with a strong emphasis in the Asian market.
Havertys decision to choose Hellmann as their logistics partner was based on the need for comprehensive, seamless, and integrated global logistics solutions. To support the furniture company's needs, Hellmann will implement a customized IT solution that will provide them with 100% real time visibility of Havertys' supply chain via the Internet.
"Our main objective was to identify a truly global logistics provider with the infrastructure and technology expertise needed to deliver supply chain solutions for our sales force and customers," said Steven Langer, Assistant Vice President of Supply Chain for Havertys. "After a rigorous search, we found in Hellmann the right blend of global resources, industry-leading information technology capabilities, and dedication to customer service that our business demands.\"
Hellmann's global customer solutions will also provide Havertys with customer service support on a worldwide basis using their advanced logistics and supply chain capabilities. To manage Havertys' business in the Asian market, the Hellmann will utilize its first class facility in Shanghai, in addition to its already 30 existing offices operating in China.
\"This partnership demonstrates our ability to provide the highest quality and breadth of service offerings worldwide. Havertys required a high standard of IT resources and Hellmann responded by developing a customized technology solution,\" said Frank Scheibner, President and CEO for Hellmann USA. "We are delighted that Havertys has chosen Hellmann as their logistics partner."
ABOUT HELLMANN WORLDWIDE LOGISTICS
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics network, operates from 341 cities, in 134 countries, and employs in excess of 15,000 dedicated people to serve Hellmann's customers worldwide. For more information about Hellmann, please visit the company's web site at www.hellmann.net
ABOUT HAVERTYS FURNITURE COMPANY
Founded in 1885 by James Joseph Haverty, Havertys Furniture opened its first showroom in Atlanta, Georgia. Today, Havertys has more than 118 showrooms in over 70 cities throughout 16 states, and is headquartered in Atlanta. For more information about Havertys, please visit the company's website at www.Havertys.com
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