United Stationers Inc. to Report First Quarter 2001 Results on April 23, 2001

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from United Stationers Inc.

    DES PLAINES, Ill., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- United Stationers Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   USTR) will report its earnings for the first quarter on April 23,
 2001 at the close of the market.  In connection with the earnings release,
 United Stationers will broadcast a live conference call over the Internet on
 April 24th, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time to be hosted by Randy Larrimore,
 president and chief executive officer, Eileen Kamerick, executive vice
 president and chief financial officer, and Kathy Dvorak, senior vice
 president, investor relations and financial administration.
     Those who wish to listen to the conference call should visit the investor
 relations section of the company's Website at www.unitedstationers.com at
 least 15 minutes prior to the event's broadcast.  Then, follow the
 instructions provided to assure that the necessary audio application is
 downloaded and installed.  This program can be obtained at no charge to the
 user.  In addition, interested parties can access an archived version of the
 call, which will also be located on the investor relations section of United
 Stationers' Website approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call.
 
     About United Stationers
     United Stationers Inc., with 2000 sales of $3.9 billion, is North
 America's largest distributor of business products to resellers and a provider
 of marketing and logistics services.  Its integrated computer-based
 distribution system makes more than 40,000 items available to 20,000
 resellers.  United is able to ship products within 24 hours of order placement
 because of its 39 United Stationers Supply Co. regional distribution centers,
 28 Lagasse distribution centers that serve the janitorial and sanitation
 industry, six Azerty distribution centers that serve computer supply
 resellers, three distribution centers that serve the Canadian marketplace and
 a distribution center serving clients of The Order People.  Its focus on
 fulfillment excellence has given the company a 98% order fill rate, a 99.5%
 order accuracy rate, and a 99% on-time delivery rate. For more information,
 visit www.unitedstationers.com .
     The company's common stock trades on the Nasdaq National Market System
 under the symbol USTR and is included in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index.
 
 

SOURCE United Stationers Inc.
    DES PLAINES, Ill., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- United Stationers Inc.
 (Nasdaq:   USTR) will report its earnings for the first quarter on April 23,
 2001 at the close of the market.  In connection with the earnings release,
 United Stationers will broadcast a live conference call over the Internet on
 April 24th, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time to be hosted by Randy Larrimore,
 president and chief executive officer, Eileen Kamerick, executive vice
 president and chief financial officer, and Kathy Dvorak, senior vice
 president, investor relations and financial administration.
     Those who wish to listen to the conference call should visit the investor
 relations section of the company's Website at www.unitedstationers.com at
 least 15 minutes prior to the event's broadcast.  Then, follow the
 instructions provided to assure that the necessary audio application is
 downloaded and installed.  This program can be obtained at no charge to the
 user.  In addition, interested parties can access an archived version of the
 call, which will also be located on the investor relations section of United
 Stationers' Website approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call.
 
     About United Stationers
     United Stationers Inc., with 2000 sales of $3.9 billion, is North
 America's largest distributor of business products to resellers and a provider
 of marketing and logistics services.  Its integrated computer-based
 distribution system makes more than 40,000 items available to 20,000
 resellers.  United is able to ship products within 24 hours of order placement
 because of its 39 United Stationers Supply Co. regional distribution centers,
 28 Lagasse distribution centers that serve the janitorial and sanitation
 industry, six Azerty distribution centers that serve computer supply
 resellers, three distribution centers that serve the Canadian marketplace and
 a distribution center serving clients of The Order People.  Its focus on
 fulfillment excellence has given the company a 98% order fill rate, a 99.5%
 order accuracy rate, and a 99% on-time delivery rate. For more information,
 visit www.unitedstationers.com .
     The company's common stock trades on the Nasdaq National Market System
 under the symbol USTR and is included in the S&P SmallCap 600 Index.
 
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