Press Releases: 01/15/2008

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation and Hercules Incorporated Finalize New Contract

DANBURY, Conn. – Jan. 15, 2008 – Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation,a global logistics and transportation service provider for chemical and process industries, today announced that Hercules Incorporated (NYSE: HPC), a global specialty chemicals company, has signed a new four-year agreement with Odyssey to continue to manage its North American transportation operations. The agreement scope includes all of North America including exports from the region, certain imports, and warehousing contracts.Bill Adams, Director of Americas Logistics at Hercules said: “Odyssey has been managing our transportation needs in North America since 2003. They provide the commercial expertise and market leverage we need across all modes, including tank truck, less than truck load, truck load, ocean tanker, containership, warehousing and rail fleet.Odyssey will provide all necessary services to ship product from Hercules’ manufacturing plants and other shipping facilities in North America to its global customers.  “Over the past 5 years, Odyssey has provided us with substantial savings and measurable efficiencies while adhering to our core values of safety and Responsible Care®.* We are initiating this second-generation relationship to take advantage of the new technology and advancements in logistics that Odyssey continues to develop,” commented Adams.

Odyssey’s transportation management solution interfaces directly with Hercules’ SAP enterprise resource planning application, incorporating SAP’s order management system directly into its freight planning solution. The technology integration provides the critical link to allow the Hercules team to have one view of the transportation supply chain.  “Since our initial contract with Hercules, we have continued to expand our services on all levels for the industry. Odyssey is delivering complex services that facilitate a very close and integrated relationship. We are extremely pleased that this new agreement will result in a total of nine years of partnering,” said Robert Shellman, Odyssey’s Chief Executive Officer and President.

Hercules manufactures and markets chemical specialties globally for making a variety of products for home, office and industrial markets. For more information, visit the Hercules Web site at

Odyssey Logistics & Technology provides international logistics management services to the chemical industry and other process manufacturers. Odyssey delivers a comprehensive portfolio of logistics services to the chemicals and process industries so that customers’ products are delivered safely, reliably and economically, with the advantage of shipment visibility and actionable data across all modes.

About Odyssey Logistics & Technology

Odyssey presents a unique scope of industry knowledge, experience and technology, applied to client supply chain operations in two distinct outsourced logistics contexts: managed services and third party services. The Odyssey team of chemical engineers and logisticians brings unparalleled expertise they are chemical and process industry insiders, intimately familiar with the supply chain complexities and hazardous materials requirements. The technology backbone, The Odyssey Global Logistics PlatformSM features a net-native transportation management infrastructure that supports highly integrated, flexible and data-rich service offerings.

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