SAN JOSE, Calif., May 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NETSUITE SUITEWORLD 2013 -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG),a global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has signed a SuiteCloud Developer Network agreement with NetSuite, the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites. The integration of NetSuite's SuiteCloud and Descartes' Logistics Technology Platform is intended to enable customers to more effectively collaborate with their trading partners and carriers and improve their productivity and performance of their operations.
"Our Logistics Technology Platform fuses the world's most extensive multi-modal logistics network, the Global Logistics Network (GLN), with the industry's broadest array of modular and mobile, logistics management solutions," said Edward Ryan, Chief Commercial Officer at Descartes. "By working with NetSuite as part of our United by Design Partner Program, our customers can benefit from an extended ERP footprint. In turn, NetSuite customers can access advanced logistics solutions, including route planning and transportation management, helping them increase revenue, reduce costs and improve their customer service."
"The market for cloud-based business management solutions continues to grow. There is an increasing need to extend these applications beyond the enterprise to improve supply chain and logistics execution," said Guido Haarmans, Vice President Business Developer for Technology Partners at NetSuite. "Descartes' GLN, route planning and transportation management solutions and deep domain expertise can help our retail, distribution and manufacturing customers in managing their global and local inbound logistics and delivery operations."
The partnership was announced at SuiteWorld 2013, NetSuite's annual user conference in San Jose, California.
For more information about the integrated solution, please visit www.suiteapp.com.
NetSuite's SuiteCloud is a comprehensive offering of cloud-based products, development tools and services designed to help customers and commercial software developers take advantage of the significant economic benefits of cloud computing. Based on NetSuite, the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP software suites, SuiteCloud enables customers to run their core business operations in the cloud, and software developers to target new markets quickly with newly-created mission-critical applications built on top of mature and proven business processes. The complete SuiteCloud offering includes NetSuite's multi-tenant, always-on SaaS infrastructure; the NetSuite Business Suite of applications (Accounting/ERP, CRM and Ecommerce); and the NS-BOS Development Platform.
The SuiteCloud Developer Network (SDN) is a comprehensive developer program for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) who build apps for SuiteCloud. All available SuiteApps are listed on SuiteApp.com, a single-source online marketplace where NetSuite customers can find applications to meet specific business process or industry-specific needs. For more information on SuiteCloud and the SDN program, please visit: http://www.netsuite.com/developers.
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 147,000 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.
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. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. 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.
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