Descartes Systems Group Among Cloud Top 500

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Descartes Systems Group Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators

Descartes uses technology and networks to simplify complex business processes. They are primarily focused on logistics and supply chain management business processes. Their solutions are predominantly cloud-based and are focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes strategy is focused on growing and operating its interoperable global Logistics Technology Platform. Descartes Logistics Technology Platform uniquely combines the Global Logistics Network (GLN), a wide range of modular and interoperable logistics applications and the largest community of logistics-intensive companies in the world.

Descartes Systems Group Recent Developments

In June 2020, Descartes Systems Group acquired Cracking Logistics Limited dba “Kontainers”, a provider of client-facing digital freight execution platforms. The acquisition expands Descartes footprint in United Kingdom. Descartes connects the people and technology to put your organization in motion. Descartes extends the command of logistics operations, helping the world's largest and most connected logistics community to quickly reduce costs, improve service and comply with customs and transportation regulations.

Descartes Systems Group Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Activities

In February 2020, Descartes Systems acquired Peoplevox, a cloud-based ecommerce warehouse management solutions (“eWMS”). Peoplevox serves direct-to-consumer ecommerce customers around the world. Peoplevox’s web-based eWMS and ecommerce fulfilment solutions help customers seamlessly connect to webshop front ends, translate order information into a mobile-driven pick and pack process within the warehouse and then feed parcel delivery systems for shipment execution.

In June 2019, Descartes Systems Group acquired STEPcom, a Business-to-Business supply chain integration network based in Switzerland. STEPcom has connected trading partners to its B2B network for more than 15 years, helping supply chain participants connect, collaborate and seamlessly exchange electronic data. A community of more than 600 customers leverages the STEPcom suite of solutions to automate supply chain processes and streamline a wide array of complex, mission-critical documents found in typical procure-to-pay and order-to-cash processes.

Descartes Systems Group Customers in ARTW Customer Database

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Descartes Systems Group Overview

Ownership: - TSE: DSG

Number of Employees: 1334

Functional Markets: Supply Chain Management,

Key Verticals: Aerospace and Defense, Automotive, Distribution, Manufacturing, Retail, Transportation,

Descartes Systems Group Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications

Descartes Systems Group Transportation Management Suite

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Descartes Systems Group Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product

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Some of Descartes Global Logistics Network most recent wins are Port of Halifax, Menzies Aviation, G.B. Agencies, Meyer, DHL Aviation, Wimsatt Building Materials, Capital Logistics, ANCLA Logistik, Circle Logistics, Swissport International, PlaceMakers, and many more.

Descartes Systems Group Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions

Descartes Logistics Technology Platform unites a growing global community of logistics-focused parties, allowing them to transact business while leveraging a broad array of applications designed to help logistics-intensive businesses thrive. Descartes Logistics Technology Platform is the simple, elegant synthesis of a network, applications, content and a community.

The Logistics Technology Platform fuses its GLN, an extensive logistics network covering multiple transportation modes, with a broad array of modular, interoperable web and wireless logistics management solutions.

Designed to help accelerate time-to-value and increase productivity and performance for businesses of all sizes, the Logistics Technology Platform leverages the GLN's multimodal logistics community to enable companies to quickly and cost-effectively connect and collaborate.

Descartes Systems Group Risks and Challenges

Descartes has relied heavily on acquisitions over the past few years to boost its presence in EMEA and other regions.

The challenge is to present a unified customer experience as it continues to enhance its enlarge product portfolio with increased emphasis on seamless integration for its biggest logistics service provider customers that are also aiming to standardize their supply chain systems.

Descartes Systems Group Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI

Descartes sales staff is regionally based and trained to sell across their solutions to specific customer markets. In North America and Europe, they promote its products primarily through direct sales efforts aimed at existing and potential users of its products.

In the Asia Pacific, Indian subcontinent, South America and African regions, they focus on making channel partners successful. Channel partners for their other international operations include distributors, alliance partners and value-added resellers.

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