SupplyLinks, Inc.
Demaree Public Relations, Inc.

Dan Demaree,
(301) 668-5050

Southard Davis for NextLinx
FitzGerald Communications

(202) 912-4416

SupplyLinks Chooses NextLinx to Extend Global Transportation Solution

Partnership improves global transportation decisions for customers

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA and SILVER SPRING, MD (Jan. 18, 2001) SupplyLinks, Inc., a global transportation and supply chain management company, today announced that it is incorporating NextLinx's Global Managerä product suite into its transportation and logistics solution, enabling customers to make smarter and more cost-efficient sourcing and transportation decisions. NextLinx's products are a key component of SupplyLinks' solution, offering users landed cost calculations, complete denied party screening, license determination and fast, simple Harmonized System (HS) product classifications. The combined solution will expedite global trade for SupplyLinks customers by enabling them to compare landed costs from multiple vendors and facilitate complete customs requirements on a global basis.

"After extensive evaluation, we are pleased to have selected NextLinx as our preferred global trade management partner," said David Beatson, chairman and chief executive officer of SupplyLinks, Inc. "We concluded that their service has the best content and by far, the best value. By combining NextLinx's technology with G-Log's Global Enterprise Transportation platform, we add tremendous functionality to our menu of services, and most importantly, deliver a fully integrated, turnkey solution to customers."

Integrated directly into the SupplyLinks solution is NextLinx's Global TradePlaceä, its collaborative Web-based trading environment for managing global trade over the Internet. NextLinx's Global Manager product suite accesses the regulatory content in Global Knowledgeä, the industry's most comprehensive and up-to-date source of information for landed costs, government trade regulations and logistics, for shipping products from anywhere to anywhere, representing more than 98 percent of the world trade market.

"We are very excited to be working with one of the industry's leading global transportation and supply chain management innovators," said Rajiv Uppal, founder, chief executive officer and chairman of NextLinx. "Today's announcement by SupplyLinks broadens our reach and takes us one step closer to our company goal of touching every shipment, either directly or indirectly, as it crosses international borders."

About SupplyLinks
SupplyLinks, Inc. is a global transportation and supply chain management company, providing planning and execution services through a network of logistics and technology partners. Services include transportation optimization for route, mode and carrier selection and landed cost optimization for improved sourcing decisions. Through SupplyLinks, customers have a single source for real time global in-transit visibility, service quality ratings and 24 x 7 customer service. The company enables customers to improve purchasing decisions, reduce inventory and lower costs. SupplyLinks is headquartered in South San Francisco, California. For more information, call (650) 553-4990 or visit

About NextLinx
NextLinx Corporation is a leading global trade management solution provider, founded in 1994 by Rajiv Uppal and headquartered in Silver Spring, MD. NextLinx powers global trade for any business by simplifying and accelerating the buying, selling and shipping of products globally. NextLinx offers Global TradePlaceä, a Web-based collaborative environment for managing global trade, Global Knowledgeä, the most comprehensive global trade content available, and Global Managerä, its product suite designed to meet the needs of any business. NextLinx solutions allow users to calculate total landed costs, comply with governmental trade regulations and execute export and import logistics, instantaneously from any location via the Internet. NextLinx has developed a reputation for technical leadership, reliability and client satisfaction. NextLinx's prestigious list of customers includes FedEx, Cisco Systems, 3Com, Fairchild Semiconductor, Rockwell Automation, Quantum, Sotheby's, ShipChem, Boeing and Qualcomm. Additional information about NextLinx can be obtained at

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SupplyLinks™ is a trademark of SupplyLinks, Inc. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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