Quality Distribution, Inc. Selects SunGard’s AvantGard to Help Drive Automation Across the Order-to-Cash Cycle

Calabasas, CA - 6 February 2007

SunGard today announced that Quality Distribution, Inc., a provider of bulk transportation and related services, has selected SunGard’s AvantGard Receivables to help automate processes, drive workflow, and increase visibility across the order-to-cash cycle. AvantGard helps customers to improve liquidity management and operational control.

”With AvantGard, our credit, sales, and customer service departments will be equipped with a collaborative solution that will allow them interface with each other to help resolve disputes faster, improve financial performance and enhance customer satisfaction,“ said Bob Early, vice president of finance at Quality Distribution, Inc.

“Companies are realizing that improving their credit and collections processes will help them improve their operational efficiencies and cash flow,” said C.J. Wimley, chief operating officer of SunGard’s AvantGard Receivables. “AvantGard will help Quality Distribution drive automation and workflow, while also fostering collaboration between customers, sales, finance and trading partners, helping improve liquidity management.”

Effective management of accounts receivable is a critical area to target for liquidity management and process improvements as it is a key driver of cash, cost containment and customer relationships. AvantGard provides an end-to-end collaborative financial management solution which is able to touch cash coming in and out of the enterprise at every point, thus giving the CFO and treasurer tools to help drive maximum value from working capital and help reduce risk.

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