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Menlo Worldwide Logistics

October 19, 2009 09:00 ET

Menlo Worldwide Logistics Named to Food Logistics' 2009 Top 70 3PLs

Company Recognized for Excellence in Meeting the Needs of Companies Throughout the Food Supply Chain

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that it has been named to Food Logistics' 2009 Top 70 3PLs. Editors chose the winning 3PLs from nominations submitted by end users and solution providers. The full list is available online and in the July/August issue of Food Logistics.

"Selecting the right 3PL is vital to the success of a company's overall operations -- it's a long-term commitment," said Katherine Doherty, editor-in-chief, Food Logistics. "Companies need to have an organized process for selecting and working with a potential 3PL as well as a list of appropriate candidates. We've created this listing to help our readers find and evaluate 3PL partners that can help them achieve their goals."

For the past three years, Food Logistics has issued a list of its Top 50 3PLs that consistently support food companies in improving their operations. This year, the publication opted to add 20 more providers to the list. Editors selected 3PLs that offer a wide range of services aimed at reducing costs, increasing flexibility and improving performance.

"We are dedicated to using Lean principles and processes to help our customers achieve supply chain excellence during these challenging economic times," said Robert L. Bianco Jr., president, Menlo Worldwide Logistics. "It is gratifying to see that Food Logistics recognized our commitment to the success of our customers and included us in the Top 70 3PLs."

Food Logistics serves the information needs of food, beverage and consumer packaged goods executives involved in warehousing, transportation and information technology, as well as third-party and refrigerated service providers.

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About Menlo Worldwide Logistics

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a US$1.4 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 16 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 billion freight transportation and logistics company. For more information, please visit us on the Web at www.con-way.com.

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