TRADEPAQ Partners With Catalyst Solutions To Provide Electronic Commerce Trade Logistics Solutions

TRADEPAQ Partners With Catalyst Solutions To Provide Electronic Commerce Trade Logistics Solutions

Business Editors

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 28, 2000

Catalyst To Resell and Implement TRADEPAQ iTL Solutions To

Worldwide Customer Base

TRADEPAQ Corp. (formerly Electronic Documents International), a leading provider of e-business solutions for Internet Trade Logistics (iTL), today announced an agreement for Catalyst Solutions plc to resell and implement its advanced full-featured line of iTL software applications with Catalyst’s portfolio of ERP solutions.

This partnership will enable Catalyst Solutions to resell and integrate the TRADEPAQ(TM) suite of iTL, software solutions with Catalyst’s reseller portfolio of ERP applications that includes J.D. Edwards’ OneWorld and SSA’s eBPCS. The TRADEPAQ suite includes products addressing trade document generation, regulatory compliance, as well as logistics and banking requirements.

“We are excited to resell and implement one of the leading Internet Trade Logistics solutions for e-business,” said Steve Gallagher, managing director of Catalyst’s Enterprise Applications Division. “The combination of our ERP solution offerings and TRADEPAQ provides our customers worldwide with a powerful and innovative solution for their e-business requirements in global commerce.”

“Catalyst offers us a great opportunity to strengthen our sales and marketing reach globally and integrate with the leading ERP solutions in the Catalyst portfolio,” said Warren Fisher, chief operating officer of TRADEPAQ. “Our inclusion in the Catalyst portfolio of solutions reaffirms TRADEPAQ’s position as the leading provider of e-business infrastructure solutions for business-to-business integration in global commerce.”

About Catalyst

Catalyst Solutions, is a leading IT solutions provider, offering totally integrated, enterprise-wide business solutions. Catalyst’s products and services are covered by its four business divisions: Enterprise Applications; Infrastructure; e-Business; and Managed Services.

A very successful IBM Business Partner, Catalyst sells and supports AS/400, RS/600 SP and Netfinity hardware. Its expertise spans the sale, implementation and integration of major ERP applications, business continuity and disaster recovery, facilities management and ASP services, systems automation, networking, e-business and e-commerce, data warehousing and business intelligence, EMU solutions and business and technical consultancy.

Headquartered in Frimley, England, Catalyst Solutions currently employs over 400 staff. With offices in the UK, Europe and America, Catalyst works with small, medium and multinational businesses world-wide.

About TRADEPAQ

TRADEPAQ is a leading provider of e-business infrastructure solutions for business-to-business integration in global commerce. The company offers an innovative framework of solutions addressing the export, domestic, regulatory and logistics requirements in today’s fast-paced Internet Economy. These solutions allow enterprises to succeed in their e-business by delivering goods to its destination on time and at a cost-effective price. This allows enterprises to improve customer service, reduce working capital requirements, shorten the receivables cycle and enter into new global markets.

The TRADEPAQ(TM) suite of iTL solutions enables enterprises to access real-time information, web-enable legacy applications, manage the complex shipping requirements of electronic commerce, generate multi-lingual trade documents and maintain compliance with international trade regulations. In addition, TRADEPAQ is the only iTL solution to support the unique requirements of global e-business banking such as letter pf credit creation, receipt, management and collections. The Java-based software products integrate with the leading ERP solutions in the market and incorporate patented rules-based technology addressing the unique last minute requirements of global trade.

TRADEPAQ solutions are used by Fortune 2000 manufacturers in industries such as Paper, Chemical, Food Products, Pharmaceutical, Electronics and Automotive Products in more than 24 countries worldwide. Headquartered in New York City, TRADEPAQ operates in offices throughout Europe, Pacific/Asia and South America. To access more information on TRADEPAQ and its products go to their web site at http://www.tradepaq.com

TRADEPAQ is a trademark of TRADEPAQ Corporation Other company and product names are the trademarks of their respective companies

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