Record Attendance for Descartes Conference
Customers and Partners Recognized for Excellence and Innovation
MIAMI, Nov. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX)
(TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in
commerce, announced that, for the ninth consecutive year, the Descartes Global
User & Partner Conference, Evolution 2013, had record attendance.
The Evolution 2013 Global User & Partner Conference brings together industry
leading transportation and logistics services providers, customs house
brokers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors and mobile services companies.
Attendees come to the conference to learn more about industry trends shaping
logistics, best practices, innovative uses of logistics technology, and how to
extend the value that they achieve using Descartes' solutions. The conference
also includes Descartes United by Design partners who offer solutions and
services that help Descartes' customers address a wide range of logistics
challenges across the globe.
"Continued growth of the Global User & Partner Conference demonstrates the
benefits that customers can receive through thought-leading education and
networking with other Descartes customers," said Art Mesher, Chairman and CEO
of Descartes. "The Excellence and Innovation awards highlight how customers
and partners in diverse locations, industries and logistics operations have
made a difference to their businesses by working with Descartes."
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 following eight Descartes customers and United by
Design partner were recognized at the Excellence and Innovations Award
reception during the conference:
oEd Don & Co.
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
171,000 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
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date made. We do not undertake or accept any obligation or undertaking to
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