WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, recognized exemplary customers and partners with Excellence and Innovation Awards at Evolution 2017, the company's 12th annual Global User and Partner Conference taking place in West Palm Beach, Florida, March 28-30, 2017.

"Amidst the geopolitical, industry and technology challenges facing our customers, Evolution has become an increasingly valuable forum for learning, networking and sharing," said Edward J. Ryan, CEO of Descartes. "With more sessions, customer speakers, industry benchmark studies and partners participating than ever before, our event is more relevant than ever to help our customers excel in their logistics and supply chain operations today and tomorrow."

At the conference, Descartes announced its Excellence and Innovation Awards to recognize customers and partners that have demonstrated and achieved great results, have successfully launched transformational initiatives and/or used Descartes' solutions in innovative ways that deliver high return on investment and rapid time-to-value. The Excellence and Innovation Award winners were:

  • Best Buy;
  • Bestrane;
  • BC Sands Pty Lte;
  • Brenham Wholesale;  
  • Buckle, Inc.;
  • Butagaz;
  • CVS Health;
  • Dunbar Armored, Inc.;
  • Ingram Micro, Inc.;
  • Medline Industries.

Evolution 2017 brings together industry-leading transportation and logistics services providers, freight forwarders, customs house brokers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors and mobile services companies from around the world. The conference enables participants to engage with Descartes leadership, domain experts, ecosystem partners and industry thought leaders, and to network with other customers to maximize the value they are getting from their existing solutions, learn about new solutions and understand industry best practices.

For more information about Evolution 2017, visit www.descartes.com/usergroup.

About Descartes
Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular, cloud-based solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com, and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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