Greater China Leadership Grid
- eLogistics Service Providers

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HONG KONG, 18 August 2001 -- ecL, Greater China's leading provider of technology-enabled logistics and fulfillment solutions, was regarded as residing in a leadership position within the leadership grid of "The eLogistics Market in Greater China: Trends and Analysis," a newly released research by IDC Asia/Pacific.

In its assessment of critical success factors in the evolving elogistics industry, the IDC report says "the company (ecL) has gained a credible reputation among local multinationals for its dedication in being a total supply chain service provider, linking both local as well as global marketers."

"We are truly delighted and encouraged by the IDC analysis," said Edmon Fung, ecL's Chief Operating Officer, "it's a validation of our commitment to integrating state-of-the-art technology into supply chain solutions which offer our customers access to a comprehensive, value-added, one stop service."

The IDC report is the first of its kind in studying the elogistics market in Greater China. In its analysis of 14 elogistics service providers in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan the research provides an insight into various factors influencing the development of elogistics in the region. The IDC Leadership Grid compares the service providers on their relative abilities in setting industry standards and understanding the logistics requirements of their customers (opportunity alignment) and developing them into elogistics services with the highest value proposition (ability to gain share).

About ecL

ecL is Greater China's leading provider of technology-enabled logistics and fulfillment solutions. The company launched in June 2000 with its first fully integrated 100,000 sq. ft. distribution facility in Hong Kong. It currently operates and manages 3 logistics and fulfillment centers, 2 in Hong Kong and a 200,000 sq. ft. facility in Taiwan, servicing over 30 active clients from global electronic manufacturers to international cosmetic brands to retail chain stores. ecL's Shanghai facility will be fully operational in Q4, 2001 followed by Guangzhou and Tianjin. For more information, please visit