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Descartes' United by Design Alliances Showcase Innovations at Global User & Partner Conference

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MIAMI, Nov. 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, showcased a broad spectrum of United by Design partners and sponsors at Evolution 2013, Descartes' Global User & Partner Conference. ALK Technologies, Barcoding, ExtenData, HERE (formerly Nokia), Hybrid PayTech, INTTRA, KORE Telematics, Motorola Solutions, NetSuite, On Trac, SMC3, TomTom Business Solutions, Wavelink, Wyless and 3GTMS helped sponsor the conference held in Miami, Florida from November 12-14, 2013.

The Descartes United by Design Partner Program is designed to build alliances that help extend Descartes' solution reach and deliver complementary capabilities that drive additional value for customers. Notable joint solution innovations unveiled at Evolution 2013 included:

  • Netsuite – Descartes' Route Planner On Demand™ leveraging NetSuite's Suite Cloud Platform to provide combined cloud-based ERP and last-mile delivery management;
  • TomTom – Integration between TomTom WEBFLEET™ and Descartes Mobile™ for enhanced GPS-based vehicle tracking and smart navigation using real-time traffic information;
  • Motorola Solutions – Certification of Descartes Mobile™ for the PSION EP-10 mobile device running Windows Mobile 6.5., which includes a new scanner interface that enables users to switch between linear scanning, image scanning and camera functions;
  • Extendata – Descartes Mobium™ and Map Editor integration with Extendata's MobileConductor™ suite for visibility and control of the inventory on a truck for last mile delivery or route operations; and
  • ALK Technologies – Descartes Transportation Manager™ integration with ALK's PC*MILER 27, an industry leading routing, mileage and mapping software solution.

"Evolution 2013 is a forum for Descartes users and partners to share knowledge and operational best practices that drive today's world-class supply chains," said Chris Varney, Vice President Global Alliances & Channels at Descartes. "We are excited to be able to collaboratively work with our United by Design Partners to unveil technology innovations that increase the value we deliver to our mutual customers."

More information about Descartes' United by Design Program is available at www.descartes.com/descartes/united-design.

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

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