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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 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 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

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 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

Supply Chain Shorts for the Week of May 6, 2013


It's a busy conference season and quarterly results reporting period. TEC is chugging down the coffee, keeping up with happenings in the supply chain space. Descartes has announced another acquisition this past week, and we share a few insights from our conversation with them. We also found ourselves on the phone recently with DCRA’s Jon Kirkegaard. TEC’s new Supply Chain Management (SCM) Market

descartes  the supply chain space. Descartes has announced another acquisition this past week, and we share a few insights from our conversation with them. We also found ourselves on the phone recently with DCRA ’s Jon Kirkegaard. TEC ’s new Supply Chain Management (SCM) Market Survey Report is out, just before we head to AspenTech ’s OPTIMIZE2013 this week. Lastly, the tragedy in Bangledesh should probably be a wake-up call to the importance of supply chain risk management. Where are you headed this week? Wha 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

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  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

SAP and IBM to Serve Transportation and Logistics Industry


SAP and IBM have announced plans for a global collaboration to provide business software solutions and consulting services for the transportation and logistics industry. The new collaboration is intended to combine IBM’s strategy, industry consulting, and experience in managing large-scale global business transformation projects with SAP’s supply chain management (SCM) software.

descartes  , Manhattan Associates , Descartes , Logility , and others, continue to innovate, they will still maintain a functional capabilities gap versus SAP or Oracle . The market is changing, however. As all the major players have strong capabilities, and as supply chain operations continue to become more complex for many reasons, their business is becoming more about services, including consulting and cloud services. SAP and Oracle have traditionally not been strong in these areas, and this deal with IBM seems a 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

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

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

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

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  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