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Dan Flowers To Lead Exel Direct

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Exel Direct, the big-ticket product fulfillment business unit of global supply chain management leader Exel, today announced that Dan Flowers has joined the company as president. Flowers, who brings more than 27 years of transportation management experience to Exel, will be responsible for the development and implementation of structured processes and disciplines to expand the company's world-class network system. Supported by its network of 42 cross-dock operations throughout the United States, Exel Direct provides nationwide home delivery services on behalf of many of the country's largest retailers. In addition to in-home delivery, Exel Direct offers services including merchandise preparation, unloading, installation and demonstration of new products, as well as hauling away of packing debris and old appliances and furniture. The company has made more than 50 million deliveries throughout its history. "Dan's network management experience in designing, developing and managing transportation-related products ensures that Exel Direct will manage a seamless operating network," said Dan Avramovich, president of Exel's Network Services. "I am confident that with Dan's leadership and knowledge in the supply chain industry, Exel Direct will continue to grow its service offerings to provide even more value-added solutions to our customers." Prior to joining Exel, Flowers served as vice president and general manager at UPS Supply Chain Solutions - Transportation Services, rounding out a career that spanned more than 27 years with the company. Flowers earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from De Paul University in 1976. Currently, he serves as a member of both the Council of Logistics Management and the Advisory Board for Georgia Tech's Logistics Masters Program. For more information, please contact: Mike Agee or Kristen Kelley Exel Fahlgren Mortine (614) 865-8426 Public Relations mike.agee@us.exel.com (614) 825-1734 kristen.kelley@fahlgren.com About Exel Exel is the global leader in supply chain management, providing customer-focused solutions to a wide range of manufacturing, retail and consumer industries. Exel's comprehensive range of innovative logistics solutions encompasses the entire supply chain from design and consulting through freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution services to integrated information management and e-commerce support. Exel, a UK listed, FTSE 100 company, with turnover of £5.1 billion (US $8.3 billion/ EUR7.4 billion), employs over 74,000 people in 1,600 locations in more than 120 countries worldwide. Exel's customers include over 70% of the world's largest, quoted non-financial companies. More information is available at www.exel.com.

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