August 21, 2006 10:50 ET

SAM'S CLUB Names Distribution Technology (DTI) Best Contract DC -- Again!

3rd Time in 4 Years for DTI -- Recognized as 'Best DC in the US' and 'Best of the Best'

CHARLOTTE, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 21, 2006 -- SAM'S CLUB, the Wal-Mart, Stores Inc. warehouse club chain, has awarded its prestigious 'Best DC' in the United States award for 2005 to Distribution Technology, Inc. (DTI) -- the third time DTI's Charlotte, NC-based facility has won the award in the past four years.

SAM'S CLUB, widely recognized as one of the most demanding logistics customers in the retail industry, tightly monitors monthly service provider performance against Key Performance Indicators (KPI)s at each of its contract logistics run Distribution Centers (DC)s, and keeps a cumulative score as well. DTI won the cumulative award for performance for 2005, as well as the highly coveted 'Best of the Best' competition among all SAM'S CLUB DCs, contracted to logistics service providers plus internally managed.

"We're very proud of our 15-year relationship with SAM'S CLUB. Investments in systems, processes and training necessary to become 'Best of the Best' in contract logistics has positioned us well to deliver for all our customers -- one perfect order at a time," said President Tom Miralia.

About Distribution Technology, Inc.:

Recognized for its 'quick response system solutions,' DTI brings customers' branded product to retail, 'one perfect order at a time.' For more than 30 years, Distribution Technology has managed warehousing, transportation, freight brokerage and systems capabilities to create effective logistics solutions for its growing client base of industrial and consumer goods companies. DTI owns and operates over 1Mil sq ft of modern warehouse space to support its clients' logistics needs as well as working with its partner affiliates in Team DCA in key locations throughout the United States. For more information about Distribution Technology, please visit

About TeamDCA:

For nearly 20 years, Distribution Centers of America (DCA) has been recognized for service excellence throughout its national network of member companies, together comprising more than 12 million square feet of warehouse space. Individually owned and operated, each member of TeamDCA is a leader in its regional market, providing value-added warehousing and third party logistics services responsive to the needs of global companies and committed to customer success in that region.

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