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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

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 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

Global Trade Regulatory Software: Vendor Obstacles and User Recommendations


The acquisition of Vastera by JPMorgan Chase indicates that finance in GTM is just as important as the physical movement of goods. However, there are still a number of issues that need to be reconciled or at least addressed

descartes telematics  tracking like Viwelocity , Descartes Systems , Management Dynamics (through recently acquired BridgePoint ), Timogen , etc. But, none of these vendors handles all the requirements of automating global e-business, and some of these vendors have apparently already merged with or acquired other companies to provide more complete offerings. Still, some companies that are comfortable with using freight forwarders to handle the details of cross-border movement and which may only want visibility of the critical 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

HighJump Grows in a Period of Low Growth Through Adaptable, Broad Function Products Part Two: Market Impact


Although a combination of factors bodes well for HighJump's success, a key differentiating word at its camp is 'adaptability'. HighJump's approach to adaptability starts with an application platform designed to manage change. The combination of a set of adaptability tools and the ability to embed business logic into reusable Lego-like 'building blocks' brings a level of system configurability that is relatively rare in application software today.

descartes telematics  Industry-Matematik International (IMI) , Descartes Systems and Catalyst International if just a mere SCE designation would be a guarantee of success without keeping products abreast of latest trends and/or without good execution? Old technology and/or mismanagement would render any company non-competitive regardless of how favorable the market situation can be. This is Part Two of a three-part note. Part One detailed recent announcements. Part Three will analyze HighJump SCE solutions. Part Four will Read More

Lasership.com Looks To Descartes For Same-Day Delivery Help


LaserShip.com, a nationwide online network of independent same-day delivery companies in the U.S., has licensed Descartes’ DeliveryNet solution for transportation and logistics to enable the distribution of e-commerce purchases to businesses and consumers.

descartes telematics  com Looks To Descartes For Same-Day Delivery Help Lasership.com Looks To Descartes For Same-Day Delivery Help S. McVey - August 17, 2000 Event Summary LaserShip.com, a nationwide online network of independent same-day delivery companies in the U.S., has licensed Descartes'' DeliveryNet solution for transportation and logistics to enable the distribution of e-commerce purchases to businesses and consumers. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Lasership has assembled a nationwide network of over 225 Read More

What’s Microsoft’s Retail Play?


The retail experience is no longer limited to the showroom due to mobile and Web sales, social media, and complex pricing, among other considerations. Read TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic’s article and see how Microsoft’s recently released end-to-end retail solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, with new point of sale and multi-channel management capabilities can help retailers run their entire business.

descartes telematics  including Dassault Systèmes and Descartes Systems Group , were also present. Significant demonstration areas expressed Microsoft’s vision and what it means to become a “Dynamic Retailer.” There was also a significant meeting space, whereby three of Microsoft’s ‘Dynamic Retailers’— DAVIDsTEA , Mattress Firm, and Simon Pearce —had their executives on-site in support of Microsoft. In addition, Kimberly Greenberger, managing director at Morgan Stanley and a well-known and highly respected 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

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