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UTi Relocates Mumbai Office to Better Serve Clients and Increase Internal Collaboration

LONG BEACH, Calif., June 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UTi Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq:UTIW), a global supply chain services and solutions provider, has relocated its office in Mumbai, India, to a larger facility that accommodates both its freight forwarding and contract logistics and distribution teams in one location to better serve clients.

Featuring 12,000 square feet (1,115 square meters) of space on a single floor, "our new Mumbai office supports the integrated approach clients are increasingly seeking from their supply chain partner," says Sameer Khatri, Regional Vice President, Indian Subcontinent, and Managing Director, India.

"Having our teams work closer together physically enables us to increase coordination of client service, develop integrated solutions, and share expertise, best practices and resources," Khatri adds. "UTi also benefits from enhanced productivity and from cost reductions by sharing equipment and utilities, allowing us to invest those savings in other client-focused improvements."

Khatri also notes that the spacious, user-friendly facility further unites UTi team members, whose high level of engagement was recognized last year when UTi India was named one of the country's top 50 employers by the Great Place to Work® Institute.

The new office address is 7th Floor, Solitaire 11, Unit 1171 & 1172, Solitaire Corporate Park, Andheri Ghatkopar Link Road, Chakala, Andheri (East), Mumbai 400 093. The new telephone number is +91 22 3911 9100 and the new fax numbers are +91 22 2825 3214/3215.

About UTi Worldwide

UTi Worldwide Inc. is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company providing air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services. The company serves a large and diverse base of global and local companies, including clients operating in industries with unique supply chain requirements such as the energy and mining, retail, apparel, chemical, automotive, pharmaceutical, and technology industries. The company seeks to use its global network, proprietary information technology systems, relationships with transportation providers and expertise in outsourced logistics services to deliver competitive advantage to each of its clients' supply chains.

CONTACT: Katie Quinlan Director, Global Strategic Marketing & Communications +49 (0) 173 710 6425 kquinlan@go2uti.comSource:UTi Worldwide