Descartes acquired Airclic an industry-leading provider of cloud-based mobile solutions that help streamline and automate complex 'last mile' logistics processes, which is a key piece of the supply chain that directly touches customers and has traditionally been burdened with paper-based processes. The Perform™ suite of products provides configurable, feature-rich mobile technology and advanced electronic proof of delivery (POD) solutions that operate on hand-held devices carried by drivers. These mobile solutions augment the Descartes Routing, Mobile & Telematics suite and help customers across a number of industry verticals, including less-than-truckload (LTL), third-party logistics (3PL), food and beverage, retail and healthcare, improve transportation efficiency and reduce the cost of delivering goods.

10 ways The Descartes Perform™ solutions help customers:

  • Eliminate paper manifests, optimize routes and streamline dispatching
  • Ensure that the right items are received and loaded
  • Prove what, when and how much is delivered at each stop
  • Confirm chain-of-custody
  • Manage cross dock opportunities
  • Complete proof-of-delivery and chain-of-custody documentation
  • Enable more accurate and quicker fulfillment of product orders
  • Reduce product returns
  • More effectively track overages, shortages, and damages
  • Enhance the overall customer experience