DB Schenker Canada Selects SmartTurn to Provide Real-Time Inventory Visibility - Rapidly On-boards Customers with On-Demand Warehouse Management System

    World's Top 3PL looks to SmartTurn's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) WMS to
foster collaboration and supply chain innovation across multiple sites

    SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartTurn Inc., the leading
On-Demand Inventory and Warehouse Management System (WMS) provider, today
announced that Schenker of Canada Limited has selected the SmartTurn(TM)
Inventory and Warehouse Management System to track its inventory and
streamline the delivery process.  Schenker Canada determined that SmartTurn's
on-demand, enterprise-class solution offered reliability comparable to
traditional enterprise software with dramatic cost savings.

    "After conducting an extensive evaluation of several solutions,
SmartTurn's on-demand WMS not only addressed our inventory management and
rapid deployment needs but met our expectations as the best solution in that
range," said Morris Di Stefano, Vice President, Information Technology at
Schenker Canada.  "With its ability to quickly deploy to multiple locations
combined with significant inventory accuracy and expense control, SmartTurn's
WMS 2.0 technology provides us with unparalleled inventory management

    Beyond the core WMS capabilities, SmartTurn's SaaS WMS provides rapid
integration and real-time visibility across warehouses and the supply chain. 
In contrast, legacy on-premise software implementations suffer from complex
and lengthy implementations that hinder visibility and collaboration.  With an
increasing necessity for accurate inventory and fulfillment, many 3PLs have
discovered that implementing SmartTurn is now a precursor for new customer

    Schenker Canada will run several inventory management operations using
SmartTurn's WMS 2.0 technology. SmartTurn's enterprise-class, on-demand system
will enable Schenker Canada to have real-time visibility at the inventory and
warehouse level, allowing them to better communicate and collaborate with
their partners and customers.  In addition, the company will be able to
support more efficient and accurate storage and fulfillment services,
functionality that would be difficult to manage and costly to implement with
traditional enterprise software.

    "As Schenker Canada looked to connect their warehouse locations, while
providing secure and accurate access to their supply chain network, they
realized that SmartTurn's on-demand solution meets those needs, while
increasing internal productivity and customer satisfaction," said Jim
Burleigh, CEO of SmartTurn.  "Our solution offers industry-leading companies
such as Schenker Canada enterprise-class functionality with the reliability
and cost savings within the structure of an on-demand, scalable system."

    SmartTurn(TM) Inventory and Warehouse Management System and the SmartTurn
Inventory Grid(TM) are the first true on-demand warehouse management systems
to provide enterprise-class functionality for small to medium enterprises. 
Based on its WMS 2.0 technology and similar to social networking sites such as
LinkedIn(R) (www.linkedin.com) and Facebook(TM) (www.facebook.com), SmartTurn
offers a global collaboration platform that can be delivered across geographic
or corporate boundaries and enables companies to easily implement and
integrate additional sites to gain enterprise-wide warehouse visibility and
management without any added IT infrastructure or server hardware costs. 
Warehouses can instantly integrate the information flows within their own
organizations and federated trading communities by simply adjusting security
and permission configurations.  Starting at $500 per month per site with no
limit on the number of users, support and maintenance upgrades are included. 
For a SmartTurn Test Drive, please visit

    About Schenker Canada
    Schenker is the second largest Logistics Service Provider in Canada with
more than 1,700 employees in 40 branches and sales of approximately US$1

    It is part of the DB Schenker group, with annual sales of US$23 billion
(euro 18 billion), 88,000 employees and approximately 2,000 offices around the

    About SmartTurn
    SmartTurn(TM) Inventory and Warehouse Management System and the SmartTurn
Inventory Grid(TM) are the first true on-demand warehouse management systems
to provide enterprise class functionality at a fraction of the cost of
traditional license and install software. Designed for quick implementation,
ease-of-use, real-time inventory accuracy and warehouses performance, the
SmartTurn system provides visibility on every item across single or multiple
warehouses. Founded on the premise that software should be smart, simple and
safe, SmartTurn's customers span the value chain of most industries to include
manufacturers, wholesalers as well as 3PLs. SmartTurn is privately held and
backed by leading investors, NEA and Emergence Capital Partners.  Please visit
our web site at www.smartturn.com.


    Media Contact:
    Albert Fong
    (415) 685-4162

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For further information:

For further information: Albert Fong of SmartTurn Inc., +1-415-685-4162,
afong@smartturn.com Web Site: http://www.smartturn.com

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