Record Attendance for Descartes Conference

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Customers and Partners Recognized for Excellence and Innovation

MIAMI, Nov. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that, for the ninth consecutive year, the Descartes Global User & Partner Conference, Evolution 2013, had record attendance.

The Evolution 2013 Global User & Partner Conference brings together industry leading transportation and logistics services providers, customs house brokers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors and mobile services companies. Attendees come to the conference to learn more about industry trends shaping logistics, best practices, innovative uses of logistics technology, and how to extend the value that they achieve using Descartes' solutions. The conference also includes Descartes United by Design partners who offer solutions and services that help Descartes' customers address a wide range of logistics challenges across the globe.

"Continued growth of the Global User & Partner Conference demonstrates the benefits that customers can receive through thought-leading education and networking with other Descartes customers," said Art Mesher, Chairman and CEO of Descartes. "The Excellence and Innovation awards highlight how customers and partners in diverse locations, industries and logistics operations have made a difference to their businesses by working with Descartes."

At the conference, Descartes announced its Excellence and Innovation Awards to recognize customers and partners that have demonstrated and achieved great results, have successfully launched transformational initiatives and/or used Descartes' solutions in innovative ways that deliver high return on investment and rapid time-to-value. The following eight Descartes customers and United by Design partner were recognized at the Excellence and Innovations Award reception during the conference:

  • Woolworths
  • DB Schenker
  • ASF Global
  • Ed Don & Co.
  • Omnitrans
  • Tine
  • Friesland Campina
  • Waxie
  • Bestrane

About Descartes

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes has over 171,000 parties using its cloud based services. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multi-modal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com.

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CONTACT: Media Contact Mavi Silveira +1(800) 419-8495 ext. 202416 msilveira@descartes.com

Source:Descartes Systems Group