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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

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 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

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  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

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

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

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  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

Descartes Extends Its Logistics Tentacles to Japan




descartes  Logistics Tentacles to Japan Descartes Systems Group  is the first logistics service provider to sign an agreement with Nippon Automated Cargo and Port Consolidated System, Inc. (NACCS Center) to electronically file customs documents to Japan Customs in compliance with the country’s newly enacted Advanced Filing Rules. On March 30th, 2012, a bill to amend part of the Customs Tariff Law was passed through the Diet legislature in Japan. This amendment enacts the Advance Filing Rules, which require a Read More

Logistics.com Becomes Transportation Service Provider For Commerce One


Logistics.com’s transportation capabilities give Commerce One ammunition against i2 Technologies.

descartes  as i2 Technologies and Descartes Systems Group. Commerce One.net participants should view the availability of Logistics.com as a plus but only if integration and support issues are worked out in the next few months. All users should also request client references from among Logistics'' client partners and inquire about the company''s services it employs in conjunction with its applications as these form a large part of its business and are integral to its solutions delivery model. Prospective users who are Read More

Global Trade Solutions: Competition, Challenges, and User Recommendations


The global trade management market is competitive, rapidly evolving, and highly fragmented, and competition will only increase in the future. While each GTM package will have a unique combination of features and components, it will still require data input and updating by users.

descartes  tracking like Viwelocity , Descartes Systems , Management Dynamics (through recently acquired BridgePoint), Timogen , etc. However, none of these vendors handle all the requirements of automating global e-business. To provide more complete offerings, some of these vendors have apparently merged or have acquired other companies. Still, companies that are comfortable with using freight forwarders to handle the details of cross-border movement and only want critical events like departed origin, estimated Read More

Infor Ships Infor SCE v10.3


Infor recently announced Infor Supply Chain Execution (SCE) version 10.3, with new functionality and capabilities for logistics and warehouse management. Find out how these enhancements can help your organization achieve dynamic supply chain execution.

descartes  Associates, JDA Software, SAP, Descartes , and others might still have larger market shares and brand recognition, but Infor seems determined on giving these respected foes a run for their money going forward. Read More