Descartes CEO Named a 'Pro to Know' by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine

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WATERLOO, Ontario, Feb. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Edward Ryan, Chief Executive Officer, has been named a 2014 'Pro to Know' by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine.

Mr. Ryan has over 20 years of experience in the logistics and supply chain industry. He has endeavored tirelessly to help logistics-intensive businesses improve the productivity, performance and security of their operations. Today, as the CEO of Descartes, he is responsible for providing strategic direction for one of the world's leading logistics technology providers.

"I'm honored to be named to this prestigious list of supply chain professionals," said Mr. Ryan. "Corporate leaders now understand the critical role supply chain operations can play in overall business differentiation and success. It has been a privilege to work with our customers over the years to help them connect, synchronize and secure their supply chains for improved productivity and customer service."

The 'Pros to Know' Awards recognize supply chain executives in manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises who are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies' supply chains for the significant challenges of today's business climate. This year's list includes individuals from software firms and service providers, consultancies or academia, who have helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet these challenges.

The full list of 2014 "Pros to Know" awards winners is available on www.sdcexec.com. The expanded awards coverage and winners list will appear in the March 2014 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine and online thereafter.

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 172,000 connected 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 - Descartes Mavi Silveira Tel: +1(800) 419-8495 ext. 2416 msilveira@descartes.com

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