Successful Logistics Requires the Right Product, at the Right Time and in the Right Quantity

Descartes helps leading food and beverage distributors manage profitable delivery operations. We specialize in providing integrated, on-demand delivery management solutions to help manufacturers of food, beverages and consumer products boost productivity and improve performance. Descartes solutions offer the key capabilities needed to effectively create sales and distribution territories; plan and execute efficient delivery routes; communicate with drivers in real-time; improve distribution center productivity; and measure real-time and historic performance – all while taking customer service to the next level.

Featured Food and Beverage Case Studies

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US Foods

U.S. Foods is a leading foodservice distributor with a product lineup spanning more than 350,000 items and more than 5,000 drivers operating out of 60 distribution centers across the country. 
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Tony's Food 

Tony’s Fine Foods is the largest privately-owned distributor of deli, bakery, food service, specialty, and perishable products in Northern California. Tony’s Fine Foods’ fleet travels more than 130,000 miles each week. 
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Edward Don

Don has 12,000 items available for immediate shipment via its fleet of more than 100 trucks operating out of 6 distribution centers across the U.S.
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Stewart Foodservice

Stewart Foodservice is a foodservice distribution company with 75 employees and over 450 customers. Its impressive roster of customers ranges from family owned restaurants and chains to institutional cafeterias. 
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Sligro Food Group

Sligro Food Group encompasses food retail and foodservice companies selling directly and indirectly to the entire Dutch food and beverages market. 
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With a seasonal peak in the summer months, Schweppes consistently commits to deliver within 48 hours, on the basis of orders received by fax, e-mail, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) or phone. 
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