Press Releases: 08/11/2008

OL&T and Nalco Company Sign 5-Year Agreement

Danbury, CT. August 11, 2008 – Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation, a global logistics and transportation service provider for chemical and process industries, announces that Nalco Company (NYSE:NLC) has signed a five-year contract for Odyssey to provide Managed Logistics Services for Nalco’s North American transportation and distribution network.  The agreement covers all modes of commercial transportation for Nalco.  Additionally, Odyssey will deploy its Odyssey Global Logistics Platform(SM) to provide visibility and optimization and to facilitate the drive for continuous improvement.  Nalco is recognized as the world’s leading integrated water treatment and process improvement company.Bob Shellman, Odyssey’s President and CEO, said:  “We are very excited about this agreement to service Nalco in North America.  Their complex mix of transportation requirements and services is an excellent match for our network.  We are extremely pleased to have been selected for this multi year engagement.”

Scott Mason, Group Vice President / Alternate Channels & Global Supply Chain for Nalco Company commented:   “Odyssey Logistics & Technology will provide a full range of logistics services.  This will help us to focus on delivering value to customers through our differentiated services and technologies in water, energy, process and air.”

Odyssey will provide transportation supply chain solutions in all applicable modes with a focus on safety and service while continuing to implement additional efficiencies.  Odyssey’s technology platform will interface seamlessly with Nalco’s technologies to provide key data management and reporting and to secure visibility to transportation-associated activities across all modes.

Nalco is the world’s leading water treatment and process improvement company, delivering significant environmental, social and economic performance benefits to its customers. They help their customers reduce energy, water and other natural resource consumption, enhance air quality, minimize environmental releases and improve productivity and end products while boosting the bottom line. Together its comprehensive solutions contribute to the sustainable development of customer operations. More than 11,500 Nalco employees operate in 130 countries, supported by a comprehensive network of manufacturing facilities, sales offices and research centers to serve a broad range of end markets. In 2007, Nalco achieved sales of more than $3.9 billion. For more information, visit

Odyssey Logistics & Technology provides global 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 clients’ products are delivered safely, reliably and economically, with the advantage of shipment visibility and actionable data across all modes.

Odyssey presents a unique scope of industry knowledge, experience and technology, applied to client supply chain operations in two distinct outsourced logistics contexts:  Managed Logistics 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. Its 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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