Waterloo, Ontario - Thursday, April 13, 2000, 7:30 AM EDT--The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DSGX), (TSE:DSG), a leading provider of business-to-business e-commerce solutions, today announced that BAX Global will build a Web-based logistics network with Descartes' DeliveryNet solution to optimize standard guaranteed overnight and second day delivery shipments.

About BAX Global

BAX Global, a Pittston company, is a $2.1 billion transportation and supply chain management company offering multi-modal freight forwarding to business-to-business shippers through a global network of over 500 offices in 123 countries. In North America, BAX Global offers standard guaranteed overnight and second day delivery to North American business communities and international airfreight, ocean forwarding and customs brokerage worldwide.

About Descartes

Descartes is a leading provider of end-to-end logistics solutions that facilitate B2B e-commerce. Descartes' e-fulfillment software and exchange solutions enable companies to create high-speed, high-performance fulfillment networks called DeliveryNets. DeliveryNet solutions empower organizations to deliver reliable, responsive customer service in a profitable manner and to create innovative new products and services.

DeliveryNet solutions leverage Descartes' Internet-based Global Logistics Network, an open, worldwide network of shippers, receivers, carriers, logistics service providers, e-marketplaces, vertical portals, and transportation exchanges. The result is a global e-fulfillment information infrastructure that provides cost savings and revenue opportunities for businesses that need to manage physical product movement.

Descartes products are licensed today by more than 850 companies in 35 vertical industries in over 50 countries worldwide. For more information about Descartes, visit www.descartes.com.

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Sandra Walsh
Descartes Systems Group
(800) 419-8495 ext. 2209

Jennie Svitavsky
Mindstorm Communications
(212) 320-2155