February 14, 2001

UTi Worldwide to Present at Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown 2001 Global Transportation Conference.

Rancho Dominguez, California - February 14, 2001 - UTi Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq:UTIW) today announced that Roger MacFarlane, chief executive officer, and Lawrence Samuels, chief financial officer, will make a corporate presentation to the investment community on Friday, February 16, 2001, at 11:20 a.m. Eastern Standard Time at Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown's 2001 Global Transportation Conference held at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida.


The executives will review the company's operations, financial performance and discuss the company's position as a global, non-asset based supply chain management business providing logistics and planning and optimization solutions.


The presentation will be open to all interested investors through a live audio and visual Web broadcast via the Internet at www.db.com/transport2001.The presentation will also be archived and available for 30 days following the presentation. UTi Worldwide will also make this broadcast available on its Web site at www.go2uti.com.


About UTi

UTi Worldwide Inc. is a global, non-asset based supply chain management business providing supply chain logistics services and planning and optimization solutions. The company's services include freight forwarding, customs brokerage and warehousing services such as the coordination of shipping and the storage of raw materials, supplies, components and finished goods. Through its supply chain planning and optimization services, the company assists clients in designing and implementing systems that improve the predictability and visibility and reduce the overall cost of their supply chains. The company has a global and diverse business customer base ranging from large multinational enterprises to smaller local businesses. For more information about the company visit its Web site at www.go2uti.com.


Contact:      Lawrence R. Samuels
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
UTi Worldwide Inc.
+1 (310) 604-3311
+1 (310) 604-3312
 
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