March 27, 2001

UTi Worldwide to Report Fiscal 2001 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results on April 4.

Rancho Dominguez, CA – March 27, 2001 – UTi Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq:UTIW) today announced that, prior to market open on Wednesday, April 4, 2001, the company will release financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and year ended January 31, 2001.The company also said that Chief Executive Officer Roger I. MacFarlane and Chief Financial Officer Lawrence R. Samuels will host an investor conference call the same day at 8:00 a.m. PST (11:00 a.m. EST) to review the company's financials and operations for the fourth quarter and year.

The call will be open to all interested investors through a live, listen-only audio Web broadcast via the Internet at and those who are not available to listen to the live broadcast, the call will be archived for two weeks through 6:00 p.m. PST, Wednesday, April 18, 2001, on both Web sites. A telephonic playback of the conference call also will be available during that same time frame by calling 800-633-8284 (domestic) or 858-812-6440 (international) and using Reservation No. 18377723.

About UTi Worldwide Inc.

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


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