WATERLOO, Ontario, Aug. 8, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), a global leader in logistics technology, announced that it is currently scheduled to present on its business at the following three upcoming investor conferences:

  • Art Mesher, Descartes' Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 11:30 am Eastern time at the Canaccord Genuity 31st Annual Growth Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Boston, MA;
  • Ed Ryan, Descartes' Chief Commercial Officer, is scheduled to present on Monday, September 19, 2011 at America's Growth Capital's 8th Annual East Coast Emerging Growth Conference at The Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA; and
  • Mr. Mesher is scheduled to present on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 2:45 pm Eastern time at the William Blair 5th Annual Emerging Growth Conference at the Intercontinental Barclay in New York, NY.

About Descartes

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is a global leader in logistics technology, providing Global Trade Compliance, Supply Chain Execution and Mobile Resource Management services. Enabling these services is The Global Logistics Network (GLN), the world's most extensive multi-modal business network with over 35,000 trading partners connected. The GLN and its services unite global and local businesses and trading partners, allowing them to connect and collaborate in a cost effective way and maximize their productivity and efficiency. GLN members include ground carriers, airlines, ocean carriers, freight forwarders, third-party providers of logistics services customs house brokers, freight payment agencies, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, mobile services providers and regulatory agencies. Descartes is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and has offices in North America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. More information and industry updates are available at http://www.descartes.com and https://www.descartes.com/blog .

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This release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws ("forward-looking statements") that relate to Descartes. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the factors and assumptions discussed in the section entitled, "Certain Factors That May Affect Future Results" in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Ontario Securities Commission and other securities commissions across Canada. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. We do not undertake or accept any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in our expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

CONTACT: Descartes Investor Contact

         Laurie McCauley

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         (519) 746-6114 x 2358