May 30, 2001

UTi Worldwide to Report Fiscal 2002 First Quarter Financial Results on June 5

Rancho Dominguez, CA - May 30, 2001 - UTi Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq:UTIW) today announced that, prior to market open on Tuesday, June 5, 2001, the company will release financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended April 30, 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. PDT (11:00 a.m. EDT) to review the company's financials and operations for the quarter.

The call will be open to all interested investors through a live, listen-only audio Web broadcast via the Internet at and For those who are not available to listen to the live broadcast, the call will be archived for two weeks through 6:00 p.m. PDT, Tuesday, June 19, 2001, at both Web sites. A telephonic playback of the conference call also will be available from 10:00 a.m. PDT, Tuesday, June 5, through 6:00 p.m. PDT, Tuesday, June 12, by calling 800-633-8284 (domestic) or 858-812-6440 (international) and using Reservation No. 18980064

About UTi Worldwide

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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