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To the members
Company name Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd.
Representative President Mitsuru Yokoyama
Tokyo and Osaka Securities Exchanges 2nd Section
Head office address 2-5, 3-chome, Chuo-ku Hommachi, Osaka.

Cooperative Project of DIS Distribution Co., Ltd.

"DIS LOGISTICS CO., LTD. (Head Office: in Osaka, CEO: Mitsuru Yokoyama), one of the group enterprises of DAIWABO INFORMATION SYSTEM CO., LTD. (CEO: Mitsuru Yokoyama) and specialized in the information equipment, and NEC Logistics, LTD. (Head Office: in Minato-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Shoji Uemura) will transfer function of Sapporo Center (Sapporo, Hokkaido) of DIS LOGISTICS to NEC LOGISTICS Hokkaido Branch (Sapporo, Hokkaido) in this May to operate business utilizing the latter's facilities and the signing ceremony of agreement by them will be held at 4:00 p.m. February 9(Wednesday)coming.

Both companies, starting "Cooperative project" from February, have devised to execute the efficient distribution and decrease expenses by the jointly effective utilization of assets possessed by themselves relating to distribution and transport/distribution etc. With expansion of custody business of DIS LOGISTICS Sapporo Center, the warehouse of NEC Logistics Hokkaido branch (about 3,500m partly used by them as their external warehouse) is assigned for further mutual effective utilization of their assets.

  In addition, the cooperative business such as the joint transport and distribution etc already carried out in Sapporo will construct further intimate relationship in the whole district of Hokkaido and the similar cooperative business will be developed all over the country to offer the more effective service to the consignor.

Introduction of Company
  The subsidiary company for distribution, 100% invested by NEC. (as of January 1, 2000/Head office: in Minato-ku, Tokyo, CEO: Hiroshi Nishigaki)
Capital: 380 million yen
Sales(l998): 16,500 million yen
Number of employee: 2,700
Main consignor: NEC
  The Company engaged in transport, custody, vicarious execution of trading and consulting business etc participates in construction of supply chain management for consignors as the "Logistics Solution Provider(LSP)"to offer settlement method of several problems.

  The subsidiary company for distribution,100% invested by Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd.(as of January 31, 2000 Head office: in Osaka, CEO: Mitsuru Yokoyama)
Capital: 50 million yen
Sales(l998): 4,200 million yen
Number of employee: 220
  Main consignor: Daiwabo Information System(a top enterprise in domestic sale of PC)
  This company, as the selling agency of a personal computer, develops 12 distribution centers at 9 bases all over the country being famous for its prompt delivery system with the automated warehouse and transport system.
General affairs section (public relations) Saitou
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Jan. 31, 2000