Hellmann Worldwide Logistics becomes a strategic partner for Havertys Furniture Company

Released on = March 20, 2006, 1:42 pm

Press Release Author = Mariana Marquez / Acqua Communications

Industry = Transportation & Logistics

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."


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


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

Web Site = http://www.hellmann.net

Contact Details = Mariana Marquez
1401 Brickell Av. Suite 340 Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305)860-6333 ext. 28

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