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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

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
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

descartes  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
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
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

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
Descartes Systems Group Makes D&T Growth List
WATERLOO, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 15, 1999 -- The Descartes Systems Group, Inc. DSGX, CA: DSG, a leading provider of e-business solutions, is proud to

descartes  Makes D&T Growth List Descartes Systems Group Makes D&T Growth List S. McVey - September 20th, 1999 Event Summary Deloitte & Touche ranked Toronto-based Descartes Systems Group, Inc. number 21 on their list of 50 fastest growing Canadian technology companies. Descartes obtained their position on the list because of their 1247% increase in revenues since 1994. Market Impact Descartes'' growth has rocketed over the last five years, fueled largely by a buying spree that has resulted in five major Read More
Global Trade Management Software Vendors Under-Perform, But Were Predictions Overly Optimistic?
After 9/11, the analyst community optimistically predicted a sharp rise in the demand for global trade management (GTM) software. While initially vendor shares

descartes  espousing global capabilities like DesCartes '' Global Logistic Network ( GLN ) . Moreover, though e-commerce, international trade, and e-logistics software are converging through mergers and acquisitions that may potentially extend the GTM footprint, it will take time for them to be properly integrated and develop synergy. Given these issues, currently there is no silver bullet that can tackle the many nuances of global trade. Existing software is only tactical in nature, and needs to evolve toward a fu Read More
TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of May 28th, 2012
SOFTWARE SELECTIONSOklahoma’s Department of Human Services selects WebFOCUSIndustry tags: cross-industry

descartes  TEC Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic Descartes partners with SAP to provide integration of Global Logistics Network (GLN) with SAP NetWeaver Industry tags: cross-industry Although SAP TM 8.0 is believed to be on par with its best-of-breed competing solutions, logistics is a multi-party endeavor, and this partnership should help logistics-intensive businesses work together more efficiently and effectively. Descartes customers are more often carriers and freight forwarders than end-users of transportation, which 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

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
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

descartes  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
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

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
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

descartes  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
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

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
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

descartes  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
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

descartes  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

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