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Descartes Acquires Exentra


Since righting its ship in 2004 or so, Descartes Systems Group (DSG) has made nearly 20 tuck-in acquisitions to address the needs of multi-modal logistics, global trade, and routing and mobile tracking in the cloud. Painstaking as it is, this is really the only way to master global logistics expertise and deliver solutions that help its customers make and receive shipments. Logistics is the

descartes telematics  in 2004 or so, Descartes Systems Group (DSG) has made nearly 20 tuck-in acquisitions to address the needs of multi-modal logistics, global trade, and routing and mobile tracking in the cloud. Painstaking as it is, this is really the only way to master global logistics expertise and deliver solutions that help its customers make and receive shipments. Logistics is the backbone of commerce. There is still a lot of room for improvement in logistics software in terms of geographies (knowledge of local carri Read More

Analyzing the Descartes Logistics Cloud Community


Logistics is the backbone of commerce, yet it is often very complex and thus inefficient. Descartes' SaaS solutions simplify global logistics and hence improve the productivity, performance, and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Read P.J. Jakovljevic’s writeup on the vendor and find out how Descartes’ solutions can bridge the information gap between logistics organizations, and provide visibility into the entire logistics process.

descartes telematics  the Descartes Logistics Cloud Community Logistics is the backbone of commerce, yet it is often very complex and thus inefficient. Descartes'' SaaS solutions simplify global logistics and hence improve the productivity, performance, and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Read P.J. Jakovljevic’s writeup on the vendor and find out how Descartes’ solutions can bridge the information gap between logistics organizations, and provide visibility into the entire logistics process. Read More

Descartes Acquires More Mobility


Descartes Systems Group recently acquired Airclic Inc., a provider of mobile solutions that help companies reduce the cost of delivering goods by automating traditional paper-based “last mile” logistics processes. Airclic's Perform platform provides configurable mobile technology and advanced electronic proof of delivery (POD) solutions.

descartes telematics  information in real time. Descartes Telematics & Compliance helps enhance vehicle and driver performance with advanced capabilities for vehicle monitoring (such as location, operating hours, maintenance, and engine temperature) and driver behavior management (such as speeding, excessive idling, and hard braking).   In related news, Descartes announced that S. Bertram, Inc., a premier food-service industry supplier across the northeastern United States, is using Descartes'' comprehensive cloud-based fleet Read More

Descartes to Provide Home Delivery Solution for Online Groceries


Turkish online grocery retailer Tazedirekt.com, an Aslanoba G1da company, has selected Descartes Systems Group’s advanced home delivery solution to manage next-day delivery operations for fresh dairy and meat products.

descartes telematics  G1da company, has selected Descartes Systems Group ’s advanced home delivery solution to manage next-day delivery operations for fresh dairy and meat products. Descartes, a provider of modular software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance, and security of logistics-intensive businesses, is especially strong in routing, scheduling, tracking, and measuring delivery resources ( via telematics ) as well as planning, allocating, and executing shipments. LA Software Read More

Architecture-Centered Information Systems In The Manufacturing Domain - Part III - Steps in the Architecture Process


Architecture bridges the semantic gap between the requirements and software. Application software systems must be architected in order to deal with the current and future needs of the business organization. Managing software projects using architecture–centered methodologies must be an intentional step in the process of deploying information systems – not an accidental by–product of the software acquisition and integration process.

descartes telematics  Business Software Domain: The Descartes Experience, M. Tanuan, Proceedings of ISAW3, ACM 1998, pp. 145-148. [Zach87] A Framework for Information Systems Architecture, J. Zackman, IBM Systems Journal, 26, Number 3, 1987. Read More

Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of March 4, 2013


This week TEC brings you news from Manhattan Associates, Descartes, TXT e-solutions, United Technologies, Agilent, and a company called Oz Development. Registration has opened for Manhattan Associates’ Momentum 2013, happening May 19–22 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. Industry events (see RedPrairie and JDA) have made the future even more interesting for Manhattan Associates; TEC continues

descartes telematics  from Manhattan Associates , Descartes , TXT e-solutions , United Technologies , Agilent , and a company called Oz Development . Registration has opened for Manhattan Associates ’  Momentum 2013 , happening May 19–22 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. Industry events (see RedPrairie and JDA) have made the future even more interesting for Manhattan Associates; TEC continues to watch Manhattan’s strategy with considerable interest. TEC has written before about growth opportunities for Manhattan in Read More

Descartes Systems Acquires Two European Companies, Strengthens Logistics Network


Descartes Systems has recently acquired Compudata, a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) supply chain integration and e-invoicing solutions in Switzerland, and Impatex Freight Software Limited, a leading provider of electronic customs filing and freight forwarding solutions in the United Kingdom. Descartes’ customers should now have a single trusted partner to help them manage their shipments across the globe.

descartes telematics  officer (CEO) change at Descartes Systems was explained as a regular succession (given a poor health of its former CEO), with the continuation of business as usual. To that end, niche tuck-in acquisitions continue to be part of the company’s game plan in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce. Most recently, Descartes acquired Compudata , a leading provider of business-to-business (B2B) supply chain integration and e-invoicing solutions in Switzerland, for about $18 million (USD), and Read More

Descartes Acquires Computer Management USA


Descartes Systems Group recently acquired Computer Management USA, a U.S.-based provider of security filing solutions and air cargo management solutions for airlines and their partners. The all-cash purchase price for the acquisition was US $6.6 million.

descartes telematics  Acquires Computer Management USA Descartes Systems Group recently acquired Computer Management USA , a U.S.-based provider of security filing solutions and air cargo management solutions for airlines and their partners. The all-cash purchase price for the acquisition was US $6.6 million.   Computer Management''s solutions help air carriers streamline security filing and customs clearance processes, directly and through coordination with ground handlers and container freight stations. The air cargo Read More

Optum Gets a Hand From Categoric


"WHITE PLAINS, NY-- Optum, Inc. today announced a strategic alliance with Categoric Software Corporation to optimize and manage supply chain actions. Under the agreement, Optum will resell Categoric Alerts software as part of its Optum SCE(TM) Series to manage warehouse and transportation processes for fast-response order fulfillment at significantly reduced costs. The combined Optum and Categoric capabilities enable companies to manage the complete product order lifecycle across a supply chain, from assembling products at the right place and right time to delivering those products where and when clients require them. The alliance helps c

descartes telematics  Industri-Matematik, EXE Technologies, and Descartes Systems Group. The pact with Categoric allows it to offer software that promises to improve customer responsiveness at every stage in a product''s life cycle. Properly implemented, the alerts can bring real-time visibility of critical thresholds that are monitored by its supply chain execution software. Categoric achieves several advantages by the alliance. In addition to having another indirect sales channel, Categoric increases its visibility in the Read More

SynQuest, Ford Deliver a Novel Application for Inbound Logistics


SynQuest’s joint development venture with Ford has produced a planning engine for inbound logistics that optimizes constraints along multiple dimensions –material, temporal, and spatial. Currently live at Ford, the application will soon be available to the market at large.

descartes telematics  tactical products, such as Descartes System Group''s DeliverNet.LOG and Manhattan Associates'' PkMS. User Recommendations Automotive manufacturers and logistics outsourcing companies stand to benefit from the new application and should include it among other options in a selection engagement. Concerns over the nascency of the product and lack of implementations are mitigated somewhat by years of expertise brought to the development of the application by Bender and Ford. Users who acquire the solutions can Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 2, 2012


SOFWARE SELECTIONS AND IMPLEMENTATIONSD@K Engineering selects Aras Enterprise PLM software Industry tags: PLM, complex electromechanical products and equipment "This was a head-to-head win over Oracle’s incumbent Agile PLM solution. Aras was reportedly selected as a replacement for its openness (interconnectivity) and flexibility. Free and open source PLM software is becoming increasingly more

descartes telematics  Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of July 2, 2012 SOFWARE SELECTIONS AND IMPLEMENTATIONS D&K Engineering selects Aras Enterprise PLM software Industry tags: PLM, complex electromechanical products and equipment This was a head-to-head win over Oracle’s incumbent Agile PLM solution. Aras was reportedly selected as a replacement for its openness (interconnectivity) and flexibility. Free and open source PLM software is becoming increasingly more popular over proprietary PLM Read More

Descartes Systems Group: Small Company With Large Ambition


In the increasingly competitive supply chain management marketplace, corporations either advance or are trodden underfoot. Descartes' acquisitions over the last few years demonstrate that its management is committed to establishing a dominant position in the Internet fulfillment and collaboration software market. In spite of recent losses, Descartes has the potential to pose serious competition for other vendors in the e-fulfillment market, such as SAP, i2, and Oracle. Success will depend primarily on Descartes ability to put its bold vision to work.

descartes telematics  Company With Large Ambition Descartes Systems Group: Small Company With Large Ambition S. McVey - January 26th, 2000 Vendor Summary Ontario-based Descartes Systems Group was founded at Waterloo University in 1981 as a custom software development company focusing on financial accounting applications for consumer packaged goods manufacturers. Chairman and CEO Peter Schwartz and Vice Chairman Mark Lee joined the 5-person company in 1990, which expanded to 25 people over the next six years. By 1997, Read More

i2 Technologies: Is the Boom Over?


Seemingly unaffected by market downturns and Y2K, i2 Technologies regularly astounds the enterprise applications software industry with record-breaking financial results. In the wake of its most recent triumph, few would imagine that i2 shows signs of decline.

descartes telematics  Vendors like Logility and Descartes Systems Group seem to have more partnerships and offerings in place, although i2 has made a small entry with Factory Planner (FP) via its new online marketplace, HightechMatrix. Mid market companies in electronics/high tech who want a hosted application for finite capacity planning and detailed manufacturing or distribution scheduling may want to try the new FP offering, but should ask for a free trial and set moderate expectations. Read More

G-Log Offers New Start For CEO, Management Team


Global Logistics Technologies (G-Log) will soon launch its Internet-based logistics software business for the transportation industry. G-Log is a new beginning for CEO Mitchell Weseley.

descartes telematics  sell its assets to Descartes Systems Group, Inc. of Waterloo, Canada. At long last, Weseley has emerged from his legal troubles eager to turn his global transportation management vision into reality with G-Log. User Recommendations Though specific recommendations would be premature, users interested in the next generation of transportation and logistics software should keep an eye on G-Log. G-Log has built its team from talented people with decades of experience in transportation and supply chain Read More