Descartes Systems Group: Rakuten Mart CEO to Keynote Descartes & CTC Omni-Channel Retail & Home Delivery Summit in Japan

     Descartes Systems Group: Rakuten Mart CEO to Keynote Descartes & CTC
             Omni-Channel Retail & Home Delivery Summit in Japan

 TOKYO, June 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG)
 (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses
 in commerce, announced that in collaboration with United by Design partner,
 ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC), it will host an Omni-channel
 Retail and Home Delivery Summit in Japan. They keynote speaker will be Kitta
 Naohiko, CEO of Rakuten Mart, a leading online supermarket wholly owned by
 Japan's top e-commerce company, Rakuten Inc. Rakuten Mart is a CTC/Descartes
 customer.

 The event will take place at the Embassy of Canada in Tokyo on July 3rd,
 2014. The program provides an educational forum where retail executives can
 learn how industry leaders, such as Rakuten Mart and others, have
 successfully applied home delivery strategies to omni-channel retailing to
 increase sales while enhancing the customer experience. The speakers will
 share information on industry trends and best practices covering the latest
 advances in retail home delivery in Japan and across the globe.

 "Descartes has worked with leading retailers around the world to develop one
 of the industry's most advanced home delivery solutions. CTC has tailored
 this offering to meet local requirements and address the unique dynamics of
 the Japanese market," said Shun Ando, General Manager, Telecommunication
 Systems Planning Division of CTC. "During the event we will discuss and
 demonstrate how technology is helping retailers meet new logistical
 challenges created by omni-channel retailing and the evolution of
 customer-centric home delivery."

 "Omni-channel retailing and the massive growth in home delivery services are
 redefining retail markets all over the world," said Robert Beauchemin,
 Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Alliances at Descartes.
 "Descartes' next-generation solutions support robust capabilities spanning
 the entire order lifecycle from appointment booking to delivery. We look
 forward to sharing insights on how this technology can change how retailers
 in Japan, and beyond, compete and successfully grow with differentiated
 customer service."

 More information on the event is available at
 https://www.descartes.com/crm/omni-channel-retailing-and-last-mile-seminar
 in English and http://ctcdemo.box.com/omnichannel in Japanese.

 About Rakuten Mart

 Rakuten Mart is an online supermarket service where consumers can purchase
 fresh produce, other food items, daily sundries, and popular products
 offered on Rakuten Ichiba such as special order gourmet foods. Through
 Rakuten Mart, Rakuten is committed to providing fun and convenient services
 to consumers for their daily shopping needs, as well as to helping expand
 Japan's online supermarket and Internet shopping markets. Please visit the
 site at www.rakuten.ne.jp/gold/rakuten-mart/lp.html.

 About CTC

 Established in 1972, ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) provides
 advanced IT solutions to enhance enterprise network systems, and offers
 various outsourcing services, such as operations by its own data centers.
 CTC supports such market segments as telecommunications, broadcasting,
 finance, retail, distribution, manufacturing, education, government,
 medicine, pharmaceutical, chemicals and apparel. CTC has formed partnerships
 with hundreds of leading IT companies from all over the world. These
 partnerships range from those with global multinational IT companies to
 those with highly focused venture businesses. Around 7,000 people work for
 CTC throughout Japan, and our service edge lies in offering one-stop 7 x 24
 support in approximately 100 service centers. Learn more at
 www.ctc-g.co.jp/en/.

 About Descartes

 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 173,000 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 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.

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

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