SOURCE: Callidus Software Inc.

February 20, 2008 07:07 ET

CEVA Logistics Selects Callidus On-Demand for Sales Performance Management

Leading Global Transportation, Supply Chain Management and Information Services Company to Standardize on Leading SPM Platform

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - February 20, 2008) - Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ: CALD), the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), today announced that CEVA Logistics, has selected the Callidus On-Demand software to help manage part of its sales and incentive compensation processes for the US sales field. Under the agreement, signed in the fourth quarter of 2007, CEVA will use Callidus On-Demand for a portion of its North American Freight Management sales force.

"After careful evaluation, we selected Callidus to help optimize our sales performance management systems that will give our sales people improved visibility, ultimately helping them be more responsive and reducing administrative burden," said Chris Monica, executive vice president sales & marketing at CEVA. "As we integrate this software into our current systems, we look forward to streamlining the sales compensation function and utilizing reports, dashboards and analysis tools that will help us drive superior customer performance."

In challenging economic times and faced with unprecedented competition, leading companies are pursuing new ways to drive revenue and optimize profitability. Sales performance management is one of the untapped levers to bring these strategies to life. Callidus' solutions help companies align corporate objectives with sales strategy.

Callidus' SPM software solutions deliver a high ROI in a very short period of time by allowing sales executives to make better incentive decisions, providing timely visibility into channel operations, and giving them the flexibility to rapidly deploy new sales and distribution strategies and tactics.

About Callidus Software®

Callidus Software (www.callidussoftware.com) (NASDAQ: CALD) is the leading provider of on-premise and on-demand Sales Performance Management (SPM) solutions to global companies across a broad range of industries. Our software allows innovative enterprises of all sizes to strategically manage incentive compensation, set quota targets, administer producers, and align territories, resulting in improved sales and distribution performance. Over 1.8 million salespeople, brokers, and channel representatives have their sales performance managed by Callidus Software's products.

CEVA. Making Business Flow

CEVA Logistics supply chain management is recognized by its customers for making their business flow through our commitment to their success. CEVA focuses on a diverse range of market sectors including automotive & tires, technology, industrial, retail & consumer, health care, publishing, aerospace and oil & gas. We offer our customers increased efficiency and reduced transit times, thanks to our ongoing focus on operations excellence and the visibility and control that we create in supply chains. As a leading global logistics company, we provide end-to-end design, implementation and operation of logistics solutions in contract logistics, freight forwarding, distribution management and transportation management for large and medium-sized national and multinational companies.

CEVA combines the heritage of two great companies, TNT Logistics and EGL, which merged in August 2007. We employ more than 52,000 people and operate an extensive global network with facilities in over 100 countries worldwide. We operate 614 warehouses around the globe summing a combined space of approximately 8.6 million square meters. For fiscal year 2006, CEVA reported combined pro forma sales of EUR 6 billion. CEVA is an Apollo portfolio company. Apollo is one of the leading private equity investors in the world. CEVA's CEO is John Pattullo. For more information www.cevalogistics.com.

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