A Little TLC for American Italian Pasta Co.

Taps Total Logistics Control for supply chain services

Zeeland, MI — April 22, 2003 — Total Logistic Control (TLC), a provider of supply chain services, today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract by American Italian Pasta Co. (AIPC) to handle the company's Midwest distribution for brands such as Mrs. Grass, Mueller and Golden Grain.

From its Munster, Ind., logistics facility, TLC said it would provide warehousing, order fulfillment and repack services to AIPC. TLC said it would also handle the outbound transportation for AIPC products to points in the surrounding five state areas.

"TLC has a great reputation for superior customer service and exceptional inventory control," said Garry Willenbrink, vice president of logistics of AIPC. "We are confident this program will be a success."

"We are pleased to be selected by American Italian Pasta for this project," said Bob Koerner, TLC president and chief operating officer. "We are focused on delivering supply chain solutions and maintaining a valuable relationship with American Italian Pasta Co."