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JF Hillebrand Singapore Selects Menlo Worldwide Logistics to Provide Warehousing and Distribution Services for Premium Spirits Distiller

Menlo's Deep Expertise in Wine and Spirits Logistics in Singapore Complements JF Hillebrand's Freight Forwarding Expertise to Bring Comprehensive Logistics Services to Southeast Asia

SAN MATEO, CA and SINGAPORE -- (Marketwire) -- 12/04/12 -- Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced a new engagement with JF Hillebrand Singapore Pte. Ltd.

JF Hillebrand is the leading specialist logistics provider to the global beverage industry with a network of wholly owned offices and agents in every major wine and spirits market. The company selected Menlo to provide logistics and customs brokerage in Singapore for world-renowned whisky distiller, William Grant & Sons. Menlo has an extensive presence in Singapore with six multi-client facilities in the country.

Menlo will provide warehousing and inventory management services for product distributed by William Grant & Sons from Menlo's 320,000-square-foot multi-client warehouse located at 30 Boon Lay Way in Singapore. The scope of the relationship with JF Hillebrand's customer includes import container clearance, customs permit declaration, container trucking, product unloading and put-away, storage of dutiable cargoes and point-of-sale material, bond-to-bond transfer of cargoes, re-export shipments and delivery of cargoes to port. Menlo also provides value-added services to the customer including labeling and repacking.

"We needed a partner in Singapore that was not only well-established in the region but that also had experience serving the needs of the wine and spirits industry," said Ken Goh, branch manager, JF Hillebrand Singapore. "Because we've worked with Menlo for a number of years, we knew they were an outstanding logistics services provider with customs expertise and a number of locations in Singapore. All these capabilities were critical to helping us hit the ground running with our customer. Bringing Menlo into the solution with William Grant & Sons made perfect business sense, and we look forward to working together with success."

"Being selected to work with JF Hillebrand to serve a globally renowned company in the wine and spirits market is a fine testament to our reputation in Singapore and the industry," said Desmond Chan, managing director, South Asia, Menlo Worldwide Logistics. "Our capabilities complement JF Hillebrand's in Singapore and we're thankful for the opportunity to work with them as they bring a more comprehensive logistics services package to Southeast Asia."

Since 1844, JF Hillebrand has been the world's leading logistics provider to the beverage trade. With representation in 78 countries, the company has a presence in every major wine, beer and spirit market in the world. For more information, please visit www.jfhillebrand.com.

Menlo's multi-client warehouse management solution offers flexibility in contract commitment length, the ability to share existing IT platforms, an experienced management and labor infrastructure, requisite equipment and assets, and a more extensive geographic network of pre-configured warehouse operations.

The company has multi-client facilities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and six locations in Singapore. Additional locations in Asia-Pacific include Malaysia, Hong Kong, Shanghai Waigaoqiao, Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, Shenzhen and Wuhan, China; Bangkok, Thailand; Mumbai and New Delhi, India; and Sydney, Australia. All of the company's facilities worldwide operate under the lean principles of continuous improvement and reduction of waste.

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About Menlo Worldwide Logistics
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a US$1.5 billion global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services with operations in five continents, including North America. As a third-party logistics provider, San Mateo, Calif.-based Menlo Worldwide Logistics' services range from dedicated contract logistics to warehouse and distribution management, transportation management, supply chain reengineering and other value-added services including packaging, kitting, order fulfillment and light assembly through a strategic network of multi-client and dedicated facilities. With more than 17 million square feet of dedicated warehouse space in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America, and industry-leading technologies, Menlo Worldwide Logistics creates effective, integrated solutions for the transportation and distribution needs of leading businesses around the world.

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), a $5.3 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics company. For more information, please visit us on the Web at www.con-way.com.

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