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Customers and Partners Recognized for Excellence and Innovation at Descartes' Evolution 2015 Conference

MIAMI, May 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, recognized exemplary customers and partners with Excellence and Innovation Awards at the Evolution 2015 Conference taking place in Miami, Florida, May 19-21, 2015.

"Our global user and partner conference has experienced tremendous growth over the past 10 years thanks to the invaluable input and support of our growing global customer and partner community," said Edward J. Ryan, CEO of Descartes. "We're pleased that our user-driven conference program provides a forum for thought-leading education and networking. The Descartes Excellence and Innovation Awards recognize customers and partners that have 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 Descartes customers and United by Design Partners were recognized with Evolution 2015 Excellence and Innovation Awards during the conference:

  • American Hotel Register
  • A Customs Brokerage
  • Avianca Cargo
  • Cabelas
  • ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC)
  • Nitori – Home Logistics Co.
  • Sears
  • SRS Distribution Inc.

Evolution 2015 is Descartes' pinnacle event where customers and partners from around the world come together to network, meet with Descartes' product management team, provide input on product development plans, and learn more about how to improve their operations with Descartes' solutions. The conference unites industry leading transportation carriers, logistics services providers, customs house brokers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors and mobile services companies.

For more information about Evolution 2015, visit www.descartes.com/usergroup.

About Descartes

Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) 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 220,000 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; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com.

This release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws ("forward-looking statements") that relate to Descartes' solution offering and potential benefits derived therefrom; and other matters. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the factors and assumptions discussed in the section entitled, "Certain Factors That May Affect Future Results" in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Ontario Securities Commission and other securities commissions across Canada including Descartes most recently filed management's discussion and analysis. If any such risks actually occur, they could materially adversely affect our business, financial condition or results of operations. In that case, the trading price of our common shares could decline, perhaps materially. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Forward-looking statements are provided for the purpose of providing information about management's current expectations and plans relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. We do not undertake or accept any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in our expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based, except as required by law.

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

Source:Descartes Systems Group