Navesink Logistics, Avicon Ally to Marry IT with SCM Consulting

Partners to provide services for improved supply chain levels, offer staffing and consulting to manage change

Middletown, NJ — May 24, 2004 — Navesink Logistics, a provider of virtual network consulting that specializes in software integration for the logistics/supply chain industry, and Avicon, a supply chain solution provider, are partnering to jointly offer a staffing and consulting resource to manage supply chain change.

The partnership teams Navesink's "virtual network" of senior information technology (IT) experts with Avicon's supply chain consultants to provide a range of talent for organizations looking to undertake initiatives to improve their supply chain effectiveness.

Navesink says its "virtual firm" business model offers clients a breadth of IT consulting expertise at favorable rates, while Avicon brings to the partnership its expertise in improving operational and financial performance through its "Supply Chain DNA" framework.

In addition, Avicon offers radio frequency identification (RFID) services that focus on helping organizations leverage RFID to improve supply chain performance.

"Together, Navesink Logistics and Avicon offer a unique comprehensive model focused on taking supply chain vision to reality while quickly delivering business value," said Thomas McKenna, president of Navesink.

Said Marc Linster, chief technology officer at Avicon: "Partnering with Navesink provides Avicon's clients with access to highly experienced IT experts who focus on delivering value quickly in flexible project models. This partnership will enable us to expand our role in improving an organization's working capital and supply chain performance."

Avicon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass., while Navesink is based in Middletown, N.J.