WATERLOO, Ontario-September 5, 2008 - Arthur Mesher, Chief Executive Officer of Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, is scheduled to speak at America's Growth Capital's (AGC) 5th Annual Emerging Growth Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on Thursday, September 11,, 2008. The conference features leading public and private company executives in a day-long program of panel discussions and management presentations intended to illustrate the latest trends impacting the technology, clean tech and business services sectors.
Descartes (TSX: DSG) (NASDAQ: DSGX), a leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions, is delivering results across the globe today for organizations that operate logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes' logistics management solutions combine a multi-modal network, the Descartes Global Logistics Network, with component-based 'nano' sized applications to provide messaging services between logistics trading partners, shipment management services to help manage third party carriers and private fleet management services for organizations of all sizes. These solutions and services help Descartes' customers reduce administrative costs, billing cycles, fleet size, contract carrier costs, and mileage driven and improve pick up and delivery reliability. Our hosted, transactional and packaged solutions deliver repeatable, measurable results and fast time-to-value. 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. The company has more than 300 employees and is based in Waterloo, Ontario, with operations in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, Ottawa, Washington DC, Derby, London, Stockholm, Shanghai, Singapore and Melbourne. For more information, visit www.descartes.com.
For more information contact:
Descartes Systems Group
1-416-741-2838 ext. 298