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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 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 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

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

B2B E-business in the Supply Chain: New Services and Technologies Require Companies to Reevaluate Their Strategies


IT groups aspire to standardize on common integration platforms, but the pressure to integrate with business partners quickly often forces companies to favor expediency over strategy. With so many technology choices, it’s important to understand the role each can play when building an overall business-to-business (B2B) strategy. Learn about the four points you should consider when evaluating vendors and service providers.

descartes telematics  Innovis, Sterling Commerce, and Descartes Systems Group, which is focused solely on the logistics industry. As an alternative, many companies are opting for managed file transfer services to move large blocks of data. Perceived as the least strategic of the B2B technology stack, this layer will grow in importance over concerns of data security and integrity. Recognizing that point-to-point integration with partners is costly, time consuming, and extremely difficult to scale, many companies employ a layer Read More

Never Was A Story Of More Woe Than This Of RJR And Nabisco


The complex maneuvers involved in RJR’s divestiture of Nabisco will prove simple compared to the efforts required to join Kraft and Nabisco in a way that ensures future success.

descartes telematics  has purchased solutions from Descartes Systems Group, Numetrix, IRI Logistics, Numetrix (now J. D. Edwards), Think (now i2 Technologies) as well as others. For its part, Kraft brings systems and technology from ILOG, Manugistics, and Ariba. Though EAI (enterprise application integration) tools can easily duct-tape these applications together, Holden and her team need to start from scratch and design a business process architecture that makes the best use of resources from each company. In addition to 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

Can Webplan Reconcile Planning and Execution? Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations


Webplan appears to be ahead of the pack in applications for concurrently optimizing demand, order promise, and inventory management, taking constraints into consideration. Yet, in many markets, Webplan is far from a household name.

descartes telematics  , Demand Management , Descartes , Arzoon , RiverOne , WorldChain , SoftChain , Logility , Demantra , John Galt , PipeChain , VCommerce , Ortems , SeeCommerce , and Tradec (now part of Agile Software) in supply chain event management (SCEM), visibility, and performance monitoring are able to connect disparate systems to provide all the parties with near-real-time information on current movements and trends. Adexa too has been posting growth and good financial results lately, economic hardships notwithstand Read More

NeoModal Launches Corporate Ship On Promising Journey


NeoModal is completing work on an innovative combination of global logistics applications for shippers, transportation intermediaries, and carriers.

descartes telematics  like Tradiant, GoCargo, and Descartes Systems Group. NeoModal has selected the right combination of functionality and this will give it an edge over many of the other players. User Recommendations As a new entrant in the supply chain management market, NeoModal lacks an operating history, a live product, and production client base. At a result, few meaningful recommendations can be made. Users should watch for future announcements from NeoModal and stay abreast of global logistics developments among ERP Read More

Machine Telematics: Leveraging Machine-to-Machine Technology to Improve Customer Relationships and Product Reliability


Information technology provides the foundation to store, process, and manage today’s huge volumes of telematics data, which will only continue to grow. In addition, analytical tools are available to tap the intelligence hidden in this data and deliver valuable insights. By capitalizing on the synergy between machine telematics and new innovations such as in-memory computing, mobile, and analytics solutions, manufacturers can gain the timely, accurate insights needed to drive product design improvements, manufacturing process improvements, overall quality improvements, and improved service parts management.

descartes telematics  Telematics: Leveraging Machine-to-Machine Technology to Improve Customer Relationships and Product Reliability Information technology provides the foundation to store, process, and manage today’s huge volumes of telematics data, which will only continue to grow. In addition, analytical tools are available to tap the intelligence hidden in this data and deliver valuable insights. By capitalizing on the synergy between machine telematics and new innovations such as in-memory computing, mobile, and Read More

PipeChain Adds Pragmatism Onto Simplicity


By being able to address the needs of all stakeholders across the tiers of the supply chain network, and with the marketplace/private trading exchange (PTX) tool as well, PipeChain can connect trading partners at various levels of the supply chain and deliver a value proposition of information connectivity and collaboration.

descartes telematics  i2 , FreeMarkets , Descartes , and Manugistics , although one should expect SAP , Oracle , J.D. Edwards or Baan to jump the bandwagon too. There are also a slew of peer competitors, such as webplan and Effinity to name only a few more beside the ones mentioned earlier in the text.  Moreover, the company''s solution footprint needs improvements in terms of more sophisticated advanced planning & scheduling (APS), collaborative forecasting, and contract management and payment processes.  The company also ac Read More

Logistics.com Might Prove An Internet Success Story After All- Part 2: Market Impact


By being able to address the needs of all stakeholders across the board from shipper to transport provider, and with the marketplace/private trading exchange (PTX) tool in the middle, Logistics.com can connect trading partners at various levels.

descartes telematics  i2 , FreeMarkets , Descartes , AspenTech , Logility , Manugistics , Celerix , and G-Log . There are also a number of niche competitors like pFreight , Prophesy Transportation Solutions , and The Internet Truckstop in the realm of fuel and route management. Moreover, the company''s solution footprint needs improvements in terms of multi-national capabilities, International Trade Logistics (ITL) compliance, and contract management and payment processes. The company will also need to make acquisitions or part 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

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