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September 07, 2016 11:00 ET

Swift Transportation Company Selects Exterro to Streamline Their Legal Operations

Swift Looks to Automate Their Legal Department Operations With Addition of Exterro Legal Hold and Exterro Employee Change Monitor

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwired - September 07, 2016) - Exterro® Inc., the preferred provider of software specifically designed for in-house legal and IT teams at Global 2000 and AmLaw 200 organizations, today announced that Swift Transportation Company ('Swift') has selected Exterro software solutions as a part of its Legal Department's initiative to streamline and automate their departmental processes.

"The Legal Department's philosophy is as a member of the business, we should constantly be looking for ways to improve our efficiencies and ways to bring value to the organization. It has become obvious that in order to better serve the company, we need to introduce legal technology such as the Exterro platform," said Rachel Monti, Swift's Vice President of Legal Administration & Loss Prevention.

Swift is adopting Exterro solutions to help automate what is now a largely manual process of managing legal holds and employee movements. With Exterro Legal Hold, Swift is planning to effectively and efficiently manage their legal hold process in order to navigate the myriad of discovery obligations at the state and federal levels. "As technology keeps growing, expanding and advancing, it makes your business fantastic, and yet, from the data preservation side, it creates a moving target," said Monti.

By implementing Exterro Employee Change Monitor, Swift is planning to reduce the risk of spoliation due to employee transfers and terminations in their workforce. "With our current manual process, it is extremely difficult, if not impossible, to manage employee movement in a company this large with such a dynamic and fast moving workforce," said Monti. "The addition of Exterro's Employee Change Monitor is going to fundamentally change a lot of the way the work occurs on our Legal team and will help automate a number of our compliance activities."

"We are extremely pleased to be working with Swift as a new client," said Bill Piwonka, CMO, Exterro. "At Exterro, we fundamentally believe that when organizations manage e-discovery as a business process, they are able to better optimize their operations, reduce costs and risk, and deliver more value to their company. Automating and orchestrating all the manual tasks that have consumed their team in the past will enable the Legal team at Swift to focus on the key aspects of their roles and better support their colleagues across the business."

About Swift

Swift Transportation Company (NYSE: SWFT) ('Swift') is based in Phoenix, Arizona, and operates a tractor fleet of approximately 18,000 units driven by company and owner-operator drivers. The company operates more than 40 major terminals positioned near major freight centers and traffic lanes in the United States and Mexico. Swift offers customers the opportunity for "one-stop shopping" for their truckload transportation needs through a broad spectrum of services and equipment. Swift's extensive suite of services includes general, dedicated and cross-border U.S./Mexico/Canada service, temperature-controlled, flatbed and specialized trailers, in addition to rail intermodal and non-asset based freight brokerage and logistics management services, making it an attractive choice for a broad array of customers.

About Exterro

Exterro®, Inc. is the preferred provider of software specifically designed for in-house legal and IT teams at Global 2000 and AmLaw 200 organizations. Founded with the simple vision that applying the concepts of process optimization and data science to the way companies respond to litigation would drive more successful outcomes at a lower cost, Exterro is once again positioned as a leader in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for E-Discovery Software. Built on an open architecture platform, Exterro's e-discovery and information governance software integrates with existing IT, HR and legal systems to deliver complete visibility into all critical data required for managing information assets more efficiently.

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