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New CEO at Descartes


Descartes Systems Group has announced the appointment of Edward J. Ryan as Chief Executive Officer, taking the spot that has been occupied by Art Mesher since 2004. Senior SCM analyst Bob Eastman provides some background.

descartes  CEO at Descartes Descartes Systems Group has announced the appointment of Edward J. Ryan as Chief Executive Officer, taking the spot that has been occupied by Art Mesher since 2004. Mr. Ryan has been serving as Descartes’ Chief Commercial Officer since 2011, and served in other roles since joining Descartes in 2000. The announcement comes just 2 weeks after Descartes’ recent user event, and a week before Descartes is due to announce third-quarter fiscal 2014 (Q3FY14) financial results. Although Read More

Descartes Plots A Record Course In New Millennium


Waterloo, Ontario based Descartes Systems Group reported record revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2001 ended April 30, 2000. Focused on building its transaction-based revenue model, Descartes still finds profits out of reach.

descartes  Course In New Millennium Descartes Plots A Record Course In New Millennium S. McVey - June 28, 2000 Event Summary Waterloo, Ontario based Descartes Systems Group reported record revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2001 ended April 30, 2000. Focused on building its transaction-based revenue model, Descartes still finds profits out of reach. License and network revenue totaled $8.8 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2001, an increase of 138% from $3.7 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2000 and Read More

Descartes Systems Group, Inc.


Descartes is a provider of logistics technology. Descartes serves global trade and transportation organizations that want to differentiate their businesses through effective logistics strategies and processes, or need to improve existing logistics processes to compete in a variety of markets. Descartes customers include an estimated 1,600 ground carriers and more than 90 airlines, 30 ocean carriers, 900 freight forwarders and third-party providers of logistics services, and hundreds of manufacturers, retailers, distributors, private fleet owners, and regulatory agencies.

descartes  Systems Group, Inc. Descartes is a provider of logistics technology. Descartes serves global trade and transportation organizations that want to differentiate their businesses through effective logistics strategies and processes, or need to improve existing logistics processes to compete in a variety of markets. Descartes customers include an estimated 1,600 ground carriers and more than 90 airlines, 30 ocean carriers, 900 freight forwarders and third-party providers of logistics services, and Read More

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  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

Ariba Gains Legs Courtesy of Descartes


A new alliance places Ariba with Internet logistics solutions vendor Descartes Systems Group to help Internet businesses deliver the goods.

descartes  Gains Legs Courtesy of Descartes Ariba Gains Legs Courtesy of Descartes S. McVey - June 12, 2000 Event Summary Internet purchasing vendor Ariba announced a strategic alliance with Descartes Systems Group, a provider of Internet logistics solutions in which Ariba will deliver a suite of Internet hosted services through its Commerce Services Network (CSN). The new offerings, tentatively dubbed Ariba Logistics and Fulfillment Services - Powered by Descartes are intended to give buyers, suppliers, and B2B Read More

Manugistics Indulges In The Open M&A Season. Part 2: Market Impact, Challenges, and User Recommendations


Experience teaches us to be wary of the outcome of mergers and acquisitions as the market has witnessed both success and disaster stories. While we believe that the above mergers might be synergistic in the long run, some growing pains, integration issues, and discontinuation of redundant products are always to be expected.

descartes  of Logistics.com , i2, Descartes , and G-Log , provided new functionality will be delivered so that it can be digested by Manugistics'' target customers. Although the above acquisitions hold a promise for Logistics to cover many bases of ever-increasing SCM functionality footprint and thereby keep its competition scrambling to match its value proposition, the company needs to continue delivering on the basic SCM business processes that have once promoted it into a market leader. User Recommendations Experi Read More

Challenges and User Recommendations for a Global Trading Solutions Provider on a Roll


The market is competitive, rapidly evolving, and highly fragmented, and one should only expect the intensity of competition to increase in the future. For the present, the biggest challenge remains a lack of awareness of the need for TradeStone's applications.

descartes  such as Viewlocity , Descartes Systems , Oracle (via former G-Log ), One Network , GT Nexus , Management Dynamics , Timogen , and so forth. There are also a number of competitors with equally broad sourcing offerings, such as New Generation Computing ( NGC , now part of American Software ), whose e-SPS product provides web-enabled functionalities such as sourcing, work in process (WIP) tracking, production routing, product-development tracking, pre-production tracking, problem identification and Read More

Retail SCM Software Trends and 2015 Predictions—Part One


TEC's P.J. Jakovljevic takes a look at the trends that will shape the retail supply chain in 2015 in this two-part series based on discussions with JDA Software, Manhattan Associates, E2open, Logility, and other notable SCM software players over the past few months.

descartes  used on trucks (e.g., Descartes Telematics 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).   Thus, while I would agree with that the IoT might still be too premature for mainstream SCM use, the IoT is still coming, and the data is going to be vast. Two things ring loud and clear: the supply chain will Read More

A Closeup of Descartes-The Executives’ Viewpoint


In the first part of this feature series on Descartes, we discussed the vendor’s approach on simplifying global logistics. To discuss further Descartes’ ambitious value prop and current state of affairs, we recently talked to the company’s top executives. TEC: Your sustained results appear to be at odds with those of mainstream enterprise resource planning (ERP)/supply chain management (SCM

descartes  our customers. First off, Descartes is not a traditional ERP/SCM provider—we are a technology-enabled service provider that focuses on logistics-intensive organizations. We focus on logistics problems in a pricing model that suits our customers in this economy—low capital up-front cost and fees based on savings realized. We have a customer-focused results–based methodology. This customer-focused implementation strategy enables us to provide industry best practices and standardized business 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  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

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of June 11, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSJeanswest selects Manhattan Associates Industry tags: Fashion/retail "Manhattan Associates once again shows the strength of its SCALE platform; Jeanswest was in much need of a supply chain solution that could help them streamline logistics across and between three continents. Jeanswest will now be able to better manage its operations across its branded stores and distribution

descartes  Talking to the Customer Descartes acquires Infodis BV Industry tags: Logistics, TMS, cross-industry Descartes continues with another in its slew of tuck-in acquisitions—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. There is still a lot of room for improvement in terms of geographies (knowledge of local carrier and freight forwarder landscape), languages, duty and tax regulations, Read More

Industri-Matematik Posts 2Q00 Loss But Sells CRM


Industri-Matematik 2Q00 revenues decreased 21% over the same period last year. More alarming is a four-year decline in license revenues, a trend that IMI hopes to reverse with its new suite, VIVALDI, and IBM.

descartes  as an alternative to Descartes Systems Group. For more on IMI''s strengths and weaknesses (See TEC Technology Research Note: Industri-Matematik Faces Uphill Climb November 1st, 1999). Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of June 25, 2012


SOFTWARE SELECTIONSBritish cosmetics company Badgequo selects Epicor ERPIndustry tags: Manufacturing, distribution "Aggressively growing cosmetics manufacturer/distributor Badgequo is in need of corporate software to offer single-truth data, eliminate manual data re-entry, and provide full visibility into its extended supply chain. This organization is a real-life example of a small company with

descartes  Compare PPM solutions now! Descartes acquires Integrated Export Systems (IES) Industry tags: international trade logistics (ITL), TMS, cross-industry Descartes continues with yet another in its slew of tuck-in acquisitions to address the needs of TMS, ITL, and routing & 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. There is still a lot of room for improvement Read More

Fostering the “Entrusted” Cloud Community


E2open's recent win at Yanfeng Visteon introduced the E2open Collaboration Center as part of E2Open Business Network (EBN). This command center-like module consists of E2open products and services that provide real-time dashboard visibility for various partners on the network into demand and supply changes. It also provides access to analytics to assess the operational and financial impact of

descartes  details ). According to  Descartes Systems Group  CEO Art Mesher in his recent thought leadership blog post , E2open is one of a new breed of companies that have risen to tame the fleeting nature of business relationships and their supporting IT systems in various communities: These companies are characterized by continuous investment in systems that foster network communities and authenticated community participation with credentials, leading to creation of “trust federations” or what is dubbed Read More