X
Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.
Get free sample report

Compare Software Solutions
Visit the TEC store to compare leading software solutions by funtionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.
Compare Now
 

 descartes

Software Functionality Revealed in Detail

We’ve opened the hood on every major category of enterprise software. Learn about thousands of features and functions, and how enterprise software really works.

Get free sample report
Compare Software Solutions

Visit the TEC store to compare leading software by functionality, so that you can make accurate and informed software purchasing decisions.

Compare Now

Documents related to » descartes

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 Desc 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  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 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

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  Acquires More Mobility Descartes Systems Group , a provider of solutions that unite logistics-intensive businesses in a commerce community, recently acquired Airclic Inc. , a Pennsylvania-based 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 that operate on a 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

Transition for Manhattan Associates Necessary for Long Term Growth


Based in Atlanta, Georgia, $78 million Manhattan Associates, Inc. develops, markets, and supports supply chain execution systems for distribution center management and Internet fulfillment. 1999 was a difficult year for the vendor, marked by reorganization and management turnover in the midst of rapid corporate expansion. Completing its transition to an Internet enabler will be important for Manhattan's long term future.

descartes  these requirements such as Descartes Systems Group. 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

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  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

Descartes Systems Group: Small Company With Large Ambition


In the increasingly competitive supply chain management marketplace, corporations either advance or are trodden underfoot. Descartes' acquisitions over the last few years demonstrate that its management is committed to establishing a dominant position in the Internet fulfillment and collaboration software market. In spite of recent losses, Descartes has the potential to pose serious competition for other vendors in the e-fulfillment market, such as SAP, i2, and Oracle. Success will depend primarily on Descartes ability to put its bold vision to work.

descartes  Company With Large Ambition Descartes Systems Group: Small Company With Large Ambition S. McVey - January 26th, 2000 Vendor Summary Ontario-based Descartes Systems Group was founded at Waterloo University in 1981 as a custom software development company focusing on financial accounting applications for consumer packaged goods manufacturers. Chairman and CEO Peter Schwartz and Vice Chairman Mark Lee joined the 5-person company in 1990, which expanded to 25 people over the next six years. By 1997, Read More

Unifying Global Trade Management: Challenges and User Recommendations


GTM software should be able to gather information and feed it back into the parent company, creating visibility into what remote divisions are doing and how they are doing it. Software providers must strike the right balance between global consistency and special local needs.

descartes  i2, TradeBeam , and Descartes . This is Part Six of a six-part note. Part One defined GTM. Part Two discussed the Tradeoffs. Part Three addressed managing global trade flows. Part Four presented the GTM leaders. Part Five discussed dealing with GTM complexity. Shippers Balk at One System Fits All Currently, it is clear that TradeBeam is far from being close to espousing an LRM system, given its forays to deliver some intrinsic GTM capabilities, such as foreign exchange, transfer pricing, contract Read More

IMI Hopes Vivaldi Plays Well for Reverse Auctioneer


In signing CoShopper.com, European e-fulfillment vendor Industri-Matematik opens a passage to its least penetrated corner of the globe, the Far East.

descartes  competitors such as Canada-based, Descartes Systems Group, who derives 80% of its revenues from e-commerce-related businesses. Global logistics is becoming a hot area for software companies, and both supply chain management mainstays and startup companies are launching applications to address this space. i2 Technologies plans to add global logistics features to its FreightMatrix technology and a new firm, Global Logistics International, focuses entirely on software providing these capabilities. In spite 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  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

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 rose, pre- and post-9/11 barriers have prevented the profitability and ubiquity of GTM software.

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

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