CDC Software Named to Prestigious Food Logistics 100 List of Top Technology Solution Providers

CDC Software Solutions recognized for helping enterprises better manage costs, improve productivity and efficiency

Hong Kong, Atlanta, December 22, 2008 — CDC Software, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDC Corporation and a provider of industry-specific enterprise software applications and business services, announced today that it was recently named to the FL 100, Food Logistics Magazine’s annual listing of the top technology suppliers to the food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industries.

The FL100 is an annual listing of technology solution and service providers that are helping grocery and foodservice manufacturers and distributors gain a competitive logistical advantage. The goal of the FL100 listing is to highlight a broad range of technology solutions and services targeted at the food industry, addressing the needs of companies of varying sizes that make up the food supply chain.

Final recipients are featured in the cover story of the November/December 2008 issue of Food Logistics.

"In today's tough economic climate, grocery and foodservice distributors and manufacturers are facing complex distribution challenges and they're applying more technologies to better manage their supply chains," explained Katherine Doherty, editor-in-chief of Food Logistics magazine. "The FL100 is a source of technology solution providers that offer products and services that specifically focus on the unique needs of the food industry. Our readers turn to Food Logistics to learn about solutions and services that help them better manage their businesses. The FL100 recipients have demonstrated that they can meet our readers' specific needs."

“It is an honor to be recognized in this prestigious listing as a top solution provider for food manufacturers,” said Bruce Cameron, president of CDC Software. “We have a deep portfolio of solutions for food enterprises that includes ERP, Manufacturing Operations Management, Supply Chain and Logistics. During these difficult economic conditions where food manufacturers are also faced with rising prices in commodities and energy, CDC Software’s solutions provide them with the critical operating tools that can help to better manage their costs, increase productivity, and efficiency, and ultimately improve their profitability.” 

About Food Logistics

Food Logistics is the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product throughout all channels of the supply chain. Food Logistics serves the information needs of food, beverage and consumer packaged goods executives involved in warehousing, transportation and information technology, as well as third-party and refrigerated service providers. Through our print and online products, we provide news, trends and best practices that help more than 25,000 grocery and foodservice suppliers, distributors and retailers make better business decisions. On the web at

About CDC Software

CDC Software, The Customer-Driven Company™, is a provider of enterprise software applications designed to help organizations deliver a superior customer experience while increasing efficiencies and profitability.  CDC Software's product suite includes:  CDC Factory (manufacturing operations management), Ross ERP (enterprise resource planning) and SCM (supply chain management), CDC Supply Chain (supply chain management, warehouse management and order management), Pivotal CRM and Saratoga CRM (customer relationship management), CDC MarketFirst (marketing automation and lead management), Respond (customer complaint and feedback management), c360 CRM add-on products, industry solutions and development tools for the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform, Platinum HRM (human resources), and business analytics solutions.

These industry-specific solutions are used by more than 6,000 customers worldwide within the manufacturing, financial services, health care, home building, real estate, and wholesale and retail distribution industries. The company completes its offerings with a full continuum of services that span the life cycle of technology and software applications, including implementation, project consulting, outsourced business services, application management and offshore development. CDC Software is ranked number 8 in the Top 20 Supply Chain Management Software Suppliers by Modern Materials Handling magazine. For more information, please visit

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements relating to the ability of our products to help, and our expectations and beliefs with respect to the benefits of CDC Software solutions, the ability of our products to meet the needs of manufacturing customers, our beliefs regarding the future success of our customers, our beliefs regarding our leadership position in the food manufacturing segment, our beliefs regarding the functionality of our products and the effects thereof on our customers’ businesses and other statements that are not historical fact, the achievement of which involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. These statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties and changes in circumstances. Results will vary from customer to customer depending on each customer’s particular facts and circumstances.  There are important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward looking statements including, among others: the conditions of the process manufacturing industry; the continued support of our existing customers; the continued ability of CDC Software’s solutions to address industry-specific requirements of companies in the process manufacturing industry; demand for and market acceptance of new and existing CDC Software solutions; development of new functionalities which would allow process manufacturers to compete more effectively and changes in the type of information required to compete in the process manufacturing industry. Further information on risks or other factors that could cause results to differ is detailed in filings or submissions with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission made by CDC Corporation in its Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2007 on Form 20-F filed on June 30, 2008 and amended on September 15, 2008. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are based upon information available to management as of the date of the press release, and you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward looking statements which speak only as of the date of this press release. The company assumes no obligation to update or alter the forward looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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