WATERLOO, Ontario, May 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Descartes Systems Group Inc. announced that the following matters, as set out in more detail in its Management Information Circular dated April 26, 2016, were considered and voted on by shareholders at the annual meeting of shareholders held on Thursday, May 26, 2016 in Cambridge, Ontario (the "Meeting").

General
The total number of common shares of the Corporation represented in person or by proxy at the Meeting was 66,869,550 which represented 88.26% of the 75,762,184 common shares of the Corporation that were outstanding as of the Record Date for the Meeting, being, April 19, 2016.

Election of Directors
On a vote by ballot, each of the following 8 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Descartes:

           
  Number of Votes   Number of Votes   Percentage of
Director Nominee FOR   WITHHELD   Total Votes FOR
David Anderson 65,762,146   444,192     99.33 %
David Beatson 65,710,885   495,453     99.25 %
Deborah Close 66,185,133   21,205     99.97 %
Eric Demirian 65,198,907   1,007,431     98.48 %
Christopher Hewat 50,279,017   15,927,321     75.94 %
Jane O'Hagan 65,721,064   485,274     99.27 %
Edward Ryan 66,124,889   81,449     99.88 %
John Walker 66,184,033   22,305     99.97 %
               

Appointment of Auditors

KPMG LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants and Licensed Public Accountants, were appointed as the auditors of the Corporation until the close of the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are appointed.

         
Number of Votes   Number of Votes   Percentage of
FOR   WITHHELD   Total Votes FOR
66,852,895   13,525     99.98 %
             

Amendment and Restatement of Stock Option Plan

The amended and restated stock option plan of the Corporation was approved.

         
Number of Votes   Number of Votes   Percentage of
FOR   AGAINST   Total Votes FOR
55,116,261   11,086,947     83.25 %
             

Say-On-Pay

The "Say-On-Pay" resolution proposed by management of the Corporation was approved.

         
Number of Votes   Number of Votes   Percentage of
FOR   AGAINST   Total Votes FOR
62,976,730   3,226,478     95.13 %
             

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, software-as-a-service 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.


Descartes Investor Contact: 
Laurie McCauley (519) 746-6114 x202358
[email protected]