PHOENIX, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SP Express, a national provider of third party logistics and order fulfillment services, and Mannatech, Incorporated, (NASDAQ: MTEX), the leading innovator and provider of naturally sourced supplements based on RealFoodTechnology® solutions, are pleased to announce that they have entered into a series of agreements whereby SP Express will operate Mannatech's Dallas based distribution center and expand Mannatech's warehousing and distribution reach by adding two additional strategically placed distribution centers on both the East and West coasts. SP Express will provide warehousing and order fulfillment services for Mannatech resulting in reduced costs and improved service levels for Mannatech's U.S. independent distributors and customers.
"We believe this agreement provides the opportunity for us to provide faster delivery service to our customers, along with achieving more efficiency with our U.S.-based transport and logistics," said Dr. Rob Sinnott, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Science Officer of Mannatech.
President and CEO of SP Express, Mich Bayley, said, "We are very pleased to engage in this new relationship with Mannatech. We have a high level of respect for the Mannatech organization and are very excited about the opportunity to help them further enhance their supply chain, improve service levels for their independent distributors and grow their business."
"Furthermore, we view Dallas as a terrific market for providing order fulfillment services for clients. It is centrally located within the United States, and the facility is well equipped for accommodating the storage and distribution needs of health and beauty and other clients requiring temperature-controlled storage and high-volume order fulfillment," said Bayley.
About SP Express SP Express is a leading national provider of third-party logistics and order-fulfillment services for a broad spectrum of businesses across multiple channels and industries. With a network of strategically located and modern warehouse and distribution facilities nationwide and a sophisticated suite of complementary service capabilities, SP Express maximizes cross-channel efficiencies to deliver a seamless customer experience. For more information, visit www.spexpress.com or call 866-773-7363.
About Mannatech Mannatech, Incorporated, develops high-quality health, weight and fitness, and skin care products that are based on the solid foundation of nutritional science and development standards. Mannatech is dedicated to its platform of Social Entrepreneurship based on the foundation of promoting, aiding and optimizing nutrition where it is needed most around the world. Mannatech's proprietary products are available through independent sales Associates around the globe including the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Estonia, Finland, the Republic of Ireland, the Czech Republic, the Republic of Korea, Mexico and Namibia. For more information, visit Mannatech.com.
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