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Record Attendance at Descartes' 11th Annual Global User and Partner Conference

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., April 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced record attendance and partner participation at Evolution 2016, the company’s 11th annual Global User and Partner Conference taking place in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 5-7, 2016.

“Our user-driven conference continues to grow and provide an excellent forum for thought-leading education and networking,” said Edward J. Ryan, CEO of Descartes. “We’re pleased that so many customers and partners are benefitting from sessions designed to help them stay ahead of changes in the industry and find new ways to enable their logistics and supply chain operations to be a more important part of their company’s success.”

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 Excellence and Innovation Award winners were:

  • DHL;
  • Estes Express Lines/Level2 Logistics;
  • Food Services of America;
  • John S. James Co.;
  • Lionel Racing;
  • P.C. Richard & Son;
  • Performance Food Group;
  • Philips; and
  • VSC Solutions.

Evolution 2016 brings together industry-leading transportation and logistics services providers, freight forwarders, customs house brokers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors and mobile services companies from around the world. The conference enables participants to engage with Descartes leadership, domain experts, ecosystem partners and industry thought leaders, and to network with other customers to maximize the value they are getting from their existing solutions, learn about new solutions and understand industry best practices.

For more information about Evolution 2016, 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. Customers use our modular, cloud-based 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.

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

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
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.

Source:The Descartes Systems Group Inc.