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Deutsche Post World Net and METTLER TOLEDO Sign 10-Year Global Partnership Agreement

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Deutsche Post World Net and METTLER TOLEDO Sign 10-Year Global Partnership Agreement

Press release date: June 4, 2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 4, 2007) -- Following an intensive supplier evaluation, Deutsche Post World Net (DPWN) has entered in to a long-term global framework agreement with METTLER TOLEDO for weighing and dimensioning systems. With the comprehensive range of METTLER TOLEDO solutions including weighing and dimensioning systems and barcode identification of parcels and pallets, METTLER TOLEDO is the ideal partner for DPWN to standardize equipment within its operations hubs. The contract has been signed for an initial period of ten years subject to satisfactory performance. DPWN, the parent company of DHL, has been looking for a strong partner that can meet its stringent requirements on a global scale. The partner needed to offer price stability, quality of products and service, on-site deployment worldwide and be prepared to enter into an ongoing and close collaboration to optimize project success. Their wide range of measurement technology solutions and many years of experience within the transport and logistics arena made METTLER TOLEDO exactly the strong partner DPWN was seeking. Both parties are looking forward to many years of fruitful co-operation. The solutions that are developed will lead to process and cost benefits and will be standardized and implemented around the world. METTLER TOLEDO specializes in precision instruments for professional applications. In addition to its wide range of products, the company offers the widest range of global services in the industry. With around 10,000 employees, METTLER TOLEDO generates an annual turnover of over 1, 5 billion USD. The company has a worldwide presence in over 40 countries. DPWN: With the combined logistics competency of its brands Deutsche Post, DHL and Postbank, the group's multinational and multi-local expertise and network enables it to offer integrated services and tailored, customer-related solutions for the management and transport of goods, information and payments. Group turnover in 2006 was 60 billion EUR. DPWN employs some 500,000 people in over 220 countries and territories, making it the largest employer in the world.

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