Wednesday, October 15, 2008

UTi Worldwide Inc

Industry: Transportation and Logistics

Main business locations: Worldwide

Registered Office:
9 Columbus Centre
Pelican Drive
Road Town
Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Incorporation year: January 1995

Listed on: NASDAQ
Ticker: UTIW

Financial highlights (2007) (compare to 2006 financial highlights):
Gross Revenue: US$3.6 billion
Net Revenue: US$1.2 billion
Operating Income: US$158.6 million
Net Income: US$107.9 million
Operating Cash Flow: US$128.2 million
Total Assets: US$$1,660 million

Auditors: Deloitte & Touche LLP

Legal Counsel: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP

About the BVI company:

UTi Worldwide Inc. is an international, non-asset-based global integrated logistics company, providing supply chain management and optimization solutions. Company services include air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services. The company assists its clients in designing and implementing solutions that improve the predictability and visibility, and reduce the overall costs of the supply chains.

Company's customer base includes clients operating in the pharmaceutical, retail, apparel, chemical, automotive and technology industries.

On June 30, 2006 global network of freight forwarding offices of UTi Worldwide Inc. included 280 cities, and the company managed over 140 logistics centers, in a total of 64 countries with a staff of more than 17,000 people.

The company also has approximately 151 independent agent-owned offices in 76 additional countries, of which about 131 offices are exclusive freight forwarding agents.

The eight principal support offices of the company are located in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, London, Sydney and, in the United States, in Los Angeles, California and Columbia, South Carolina.

Subsequent to January 31, 2006 and effective March 7, 2006, UTi Worldwide acquired 100% shares of Market Industries, Ltd. - a third-party provider of logistics services and multi-modal transportation capacity solutions specializing in truck brokerage.

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