SOURCE: Universal Express

August 10, 2007 14:12 ET

Universal Express' MadPackers Reports Updates

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - August 10, 2007) - Universal Express, Inc. (OTCBB: USXP) -- "Universal Express' subsidiary MadPackers, through various and creative marketing and advertising initiatives, continues on its path to becoming a household college brand with students and parents," said Richard A. Altomare, Chairman and CEO of Universal Express, Inc.

"From its humble beginning last year, MadPackers now services students from over 100 colleges, has increased sales over 1600% from last years initial sales, and plans for additional schools and additional growth. As we adapt and adjust to the uniqueness of each University's needs, we continue our penetration into creating a trusted and secure national college shipping, storage and future college services company from coast to coast," stated Eric Veleker, MadPackers' Director of Business Development.

"I'm not sure if it has been our regular 800,000 student direct mailer, our college tours, our advertising, our extraordinary word of mouth referrals or our strategic retail partners; but our initial receptivity by Universities has been encouraging," said Dave Thompson, MadPackers' Operations Manager.

"Our market of 17,000,000 college students and even more high school seniors have generated responsive results to our website (www.madpackers.com), and our other creative avenues of exposure," said Brian Altomare, MadPackers' President.

"Although a seasonal business in our initial years, we are adapting to the long term creating of other college student businesses. Our initial emphasis at this time, however, will remain in shipping and storage," concluded Brian Altomare.

About MadPackers

MadPackers.com's "Door to Dorm" shipping service is geared to alleviate the stress, hassle and headaches often associated with making that big move to college, by picking up a students packed belongings and dropping them off inside their dorm room or back home at the end of the semester ahead of time. The company uses licensed, bonded carriers who provide all of the packing materials, and who will even pack for you, for an additional charge.

About Universal Express

Universal Express, Inc. is a 23-year-old logistics and transportation conglomerate with multiple developing subsidiaries and services. For additional information please visit www.usxp.com

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