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Descartes Acquires Exentra » The TEC Blog
Descartes Acquires Exentra » The TEC Blog TEC Blog TEC Home About TEC Contact Us About the Bloggers Follow TEC on Twitter RSS Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here. Learn more about TEC s software
: Cloud, Descartes, dsg, Exentra, industry watch, logistics, Mobile, SCM, smartanalysis, TEC, Technology Evaluation, Technology Evaluation Centers, Technology Evaluation Centers Inc., blog, analyst, enterprise software, decision support.
Acquisition Places Descartes Before E-Transport
Descartes Systems Group announced a definitive agreement to purchase E-Transport, Inc., a logistics exchange solution provider based in Pittsburgh, PA.
: Acquisition Places Descartes Before E-Transport Acquisition Places Descartes Before E-Transport Steve McVey - March 17, 2000 Read Comments Acquisition Places Descartes Before E-Transport S. McVey - March 17th, 2000 Event Summary Descartes Systems Group announced a definitive agreement to purchase E-Transport, Inc., a logistics exchange solution provider based in Pittsburgh, PA. Descartes plans to offer $80 million (USD) in stock to the privately-held E-Transport. E-Transport s Marketplace is an online B2B
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 Plots A Record Course In New Millennium Descartes Plots A Record Course In New Millennium Steve McVey - June 28, 2000 Read Comments 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
Descartes Extends Its Logistics Tentacles to Japan » The TEC Blog
Descartes Extends Its Logistics Tentacles to Japan » The TEC Blog TEC Blog TEC Home About TEC Contact Us About the Bloggers Follow TEC on Twitter RSS Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here. Learn more
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PipeChain Adds Pragmatism Onto Simplicity
By being able to address the needs of all stakeholders across the tiers of the supply chain network, and with the marketplace/private trading exchange (PTX) tool as well, PipeChain can connect trading partners at various levels of the supply chain and deliver a value proposition of information connectivity and collaboration.
: i2 , FreeMarkets , Descartes , and Manugistics , although one should expect SAP , Oracle , J.D. Edwards or Baan to jump the bandwagon too. There are also a slew of peer competitors, such as webplan and Effinity to name only a few more beside the ones mentioned earlier in the text. Moreover, the company s solution footprint needs improvements in terms of more sophisticated advanced planning & scheduling (APS), collaborative forecasting, and contract management and payment processes. The company also
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.
: 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
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B2B E-business in the Supply Chain: New Services and Technologies Require Companies to Reevaluate Their Strategies
Prepare yourself for B2B E-Business.What have you got to lose? Download our free whitepaper! IT groups aspire to standardize on common integration platforms, but the pressure to integrate with business partners quickly often forces companies to favor expediency over strategy. With so many technology choices, it’s important to understand the role each can play when building an overall business-to-business (B2B) strategy. Learn about the four points you should consider when evaluating vendors and service providers.
: Innovis, Sterling Commerce, and Descartes Systems Group, which is focused solely on the logistics industry. As an alternative, many companies are opting for managed file transfer services to move large blocks of data. Perceived as the least strategic of the B2B technology stack, this layer will grow in importance over concerns of data security and integrity. Recognizing that point-to-point integration with partners is costly, time consuming, and extremely difficult to scale, many companies employ a layer
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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 Systems Group: Small Company With Large Ambition Descartes Systems Group: Small Company With Large Ambition Steve McVey - January 1, 2000 Read Comments 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
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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 processes
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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.
: 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
i2 Technologies: Is the Boom Over?
Seemingly unaffected by market downturns and Y2K, i2 Technologies regularly astounds the enterprise applications software industry with record-breaking financial results. In the wake of its most recent triumph, few would imagine that i2 shows signs of decline.
: Vendors like Logility and Descartes Systems Group seem to have more partnerships and offerings in place, although i2 has made a small entry with Factory Planner (FP) via its new online marketplace, HightechMatrix. Mid market companies in electronics/high tech who want a hosted application for finite capacity planning and detailed manufacturing or distribution scheduling may want to try the new FP offering, but should ask for a free trial and set moderate expectations.
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