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HARPER GROUP NAMES NEW CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

 SAN FRANCISCO, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Harper Group Inc. (NASDAQ: HARG) announced that Patrick Morrison will be joining the company as vice president and chief information officer. Morrison has over 25 years of experience in applying computer technology to global business environments, most recently specializing in transportation, logistics and distribution industries. The Harper Group is an international transportation and logistics company based in San Francisco.
 "Literally by the day our customers' needs become more dependent on effective information solutions," says Peter Gibert, Harper Group chairman. "We cannot rest on our laurels, but must keep improving in terms of technology, direction and structure in our management information systems. Mr. Morrison's experience in this area will be crucial for us to continuously improve our customer service."
 Morrison led CSX Corp. into the field of logistics information systems through the formation of a joint venture with American Airlines in the late 1980s. Prior to that position, as vice president of Information Systems for American President Lines, he was successful in building an organization and systems capability that contributed to APL's reputation as an innovative user of information technology.
 The Harper Group had revenues of $431.7 million in 1992. Services include inventory and distribution management, materials requirement planning, protective cargo packing, bonded warehousing, foreign trade zone operations, marine insurance, freight forwarding and customs brokerage, supported by a range of information applications such as electronic data interchange (EDI). Major subsidiaries include Circle Airfreight Corp., Circle Freight International, Harper Robinson & Co., Sekin Transport International, Max Gruenhut International and Harper Freight International.
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 /CONTACT: Nanci Tangeman of The Harper Group, 415-978-0782/
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