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MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, l998--Peter Lytle, CEO of U-Ship, Inc. (Nasdaq: USHP - news) has named Kenneth D. Zigrino Vice President of Administration and General Counsel. According to Lytle, this position will be critical to U-Ship as the company implements its acquisitions strategy. Zigrino had been a consultant to U-Ship until this time.

Recently, Zigrino was Corporate Counsel for Primo Piatto, Inc. in conjunction with its buy-out of the Borden Food Company's Creamette pasta facilities in the Twin Cities.

Zigrino brings broad corporate law experience to his position as General Counsel for U-Ship. Until l990, he was a corporate attorney with two Minneapolis law firms, first with Robbins, Zelle, Larson & Kaplan and later with Winthrop & Weinstine. Since entering private practice, Zigrino's concentration has been in the area of general corporate and securities laws. He is a 1985 graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law.

``The company is in a unique position, '' said Zigrino. ``It has developed proven technology in the electronic kiosk industry and is ready to expand its markets. We view acquisitions as an integral part of our overall strategy.''

U-Ship develops, manufactures and operates automated shipping centers for shipping packages and letters through high-tech user-interactive kiosks. The company has also produced and marketed computerized kiosks for other business, such as electronic advertising. U-Ship has developed a new division, The Intelligent Kiosk Company to broaden this OEM (original equipment manufacturing) base.

Some of the information this release is forward-looking and subject to certain risks as described in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the company's Form 10-K for fiscal year ended June 30, l997.


Contact:
     Peter Lytle, Chairman and, CEO
     612/941-4080, Extension No. 113
     or
     Joan Knight, Knight Public Relations
     612/593-1508

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