Four Soft Signs Significant Contract with Jacobson

December 1, 2010

HYDERABAD, India, December 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ –

– Reinforces SCM Solution Provider Leadership Position

– Finds Further Validation of its Domain Expertise and Technological

– To Implement “Best in Class” Enterprise Wide Solution

Four Soft (4S) (NSE: “FOURSOFT”, BSE: 532521), a global leader in
offering software solutions for the Logistics and Transportation industry,
announced the signing of a significant contract with Jacobson Companies
today. Jacobson is one of the leading 3rd party Logistics service providers
in the US.

Four Soft will implement its multimodal transport management system – 4S
eTrans(R), order management system – 4S Visilog(R), Global customs solution -
4S eCustoms(R) and its business intelligence tool 4S Infotips across Jacobson
locations globally. This “best in class” combination will be crucial in
streamlining mission critical operations at Jacobson, enabling them to
comprehensively improve the already high level of services they provide to
their customers. The contract envisions an initial engagement, implementation
and operational maintenance period of five years.

Jacobson was founded in 1968. Today, they operate more than 35 million
square feet of warehouse space in 35 states across the United States and
employ approximately 7,000 people. Their extensive network includes 193
facilities worldwide with rapid growth in Asia and emerging markets around
the globe.

Jacobson provides end-to-end supply chain solutions that include:
warehousing & distribution, freight management, contract packaging &
manufacturing, air & ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage,
deconsolidation & transloading. With their broad reach and proven expertise
Jacobson delivers smart logistics and transportation solutions to customers
around the globe.

Rajshekhar Roy, CEO, Four Soft, said: “Jacobson sees leveraging IT based
solutions as a key catalyst for their ambitious growth plans. Their rigorous
search for a primary vendor for these solutions lead to them picking Four
Soft from a wide range of solutions vendors. Jacobson will deploy a stack of
solutions from Four Soft covering its freight forwarding, customs, order
management and visibility operations using Four Softs’ comprehensive
dashboard and reporting framework. This clearly demonstrates Jacobson’s
confidence in Four Softs’ ability to deliver enterprise wide mission critical
solutions across complex global supply chains. I am confident that the term
of the engagement envisioned in the contract will be extended indefinitely,
and the relationship will remain one of great mutual benefit.” He further
added, “We have already signed six major deals in the US this financial year.
This clearly shows that we are a rapidly growing presence there. The Jacobson
engagement gives us the additional impetus to further extend our reach.”

4S eTrans(R) is designed and developed on the J2EE platform. It(R) is a
multi modal transport management system with built in accounting features and
interfaces that permit it to seamlessly integrate with a wide variety of
enterprise applications. It comprehensively meets present requirements, and
also anticipates several of the future challenges facing the global freight
forwarding community. It is designed and developed on technologies with a
highly flexible architecture.

4S VisiLog(R) is an order management system linking the enterprise,
business partners, associates, service providers & customers seamlessly based
on user defined rules. It provides the enterprise end-to-end visibility over
its entire value chain though its “anytime anywhere” Track and Trace
capabilities. It incorporates features that can help with, execute, control
and provide alerts on, all specified events in a defined automated work flow
process. It is a web based application with native browser interface and
multi lingual support.

4S eCustoms(TM) is global customs compliance solution, with plug and play
modules for different countries, designed to work in a multicultural,
multilingual environment, with interface capabilities with all Four Soft
enterprise products and other standard ERP applications.

About Four Soft Limited

Four Soft is a public listed company which provides innovative software
solutions, IT consultancy and BPO services exclusively for the logistics and
supply-chain management market place. It is the market leader in the
transportation and logistics segment with a large international client base
including a large number of the top logistics & transportation companies in
the world. With regional offices strategically located worldwide, its
customers include DHL, Schenker, Agility, UTI and Geodis Wilson amongst
others. Additional information about Four Soft is available at

Four Soft offers a full suite of web-native products across the logistics
supply chain. This includes 4S eTrans(R) for freight forwarding and
logistics, 4S eLog(R) for extended warehouse management, 4S Visilog(R) & 4S
VisiLog plus(R) for track & trace, visibility and supply-chain management, 4S
eCustoms(R) for customs brokerage, 4S iShipping(R) for shipping line
execution, 4S eConnect(R) for business-to-business connectivity and 4S
Infotips for informed decision making.

    For more information please contact:
    Praveen Gavuji
    Four Soft Limited
    Mobile: +91-9948099688
    Tel: +91-40-66873034
    Email: praveen.g@four-soft.com

    Mansi Gupta
    Adfactors PR Pvt Ltd
    Mobile: +91-9999975490
    Tel: +91-11-40565100
    Email: mansi.gupta@adfactorspr.com

SOURCE Four Soft Limited

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