Descartes Showcases Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference

MIAMI, May 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, showcased its latest product innovations designed to help customers improve the agility, productivity, performance and security of their operations.

The Logistics Technology Platform fuses the Descartes Global Logistics Network ("GLN"), the world's most extensive logistics network covering multiple transportation modes, with the industry's broadest array of modular, interoperable web and wireless logistics management solutions. Some of the key innovations announced at Descartes' Global User and Partner Conference this week in Miami included:

Routing, Mobile and Telematics:

- New functionality to address the dynamic landscape for home delivery and omni-channel retailing, including a broader set of mobile capabilities to collect real-time information and automate "last-mile" delivery processes

Transportation Management:

- New functionality that augments integrated multimodal capabilities for managing parcel shipments and dynamic backhaul planning and execution, along with mobile and online portal applications that enhance electronic communication between shippers, carriers and suppliers

Global Trade Content and Compliance:

- Extended functionality to support new regulations and standards for global customs and security filing initiatives, including new tools that leverage global trade data content available over the GLN

Forwarder and Broker Enterprise Systems:

- Improved analytics and business intelligence capabilities, along with enhancements to support new regulatory and industry initiatives around the world

"Descartes' Global User and Partner Conference provides a fantastic forum for our global community of users to learn about the latest innovations available on our Logistics Technology Platform, and to influence what's coming next," said Ken Wood, Executive Vice President of Product Management. "We're excited to be able to share these developments and collaboratively work with our customers and partners to continue to create solutions that address the ever-changing supply chain and logistics landscape."

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.

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CONTACT: Descartes Investor Contact Laurie McCauley (519) 746-6114 x202358 investor@descartes.com

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