WATERLOO, Ontario, June 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that North America 3PL, LLC (NA3PL) is using Descartes' OneView Warehouse Management System (WMS) to automate and improve the efficiency of its Centralized Examination Station (CES).

NA3PL operates the CES that serves the Port of San Francisco/Oakland Seaport. A CES is a government authorized, privately operated facility where imported merchandise identified by US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) for physical examination is made available for inspection.

"Descartes' OneView WMS is a state of the art solution that provides us with the ability to better manage and track shipments as they move through our facility," said Clement Chin, Executive Partner for North America 3PL, LLC. "We chose Descartes because of the expertise of their team, understanding of our processes and requirements, and potential for rapid return-on-investment."

Descartes' OneView WMS enables users to effectively manage warehouse operations through enhanced visibility and control of all receiving, stocking, shipping and loading processes. It is capable of handling a broad variety of warehouse environments. At NA3PL, the solution's advanced integration engine enables incorporation of barcode scanning technology to automate tracking of all shipments entering the facility for examination and clearance.

"CES operators, like NA3PL, use Descartes' OneView WMS solution to help enable Customs to clear higher volumes of cargo in a timely fashion improving the flow of goods into the US," said Scott Sangster Vice President Global Logistics Network at Descartes. "We are pleased that our WMS solution supports NA3PL's efforts to make the cargo inspection process at the Oakland Seaport more productive and secure."

About North American 3PL

North America 3PL, LLC (NA3PL) is a privately held, premier third party logistics services provider for domestic and multi-national companies. In addition to operating the U.S. Customs Centralized Examination Station, NA3PL provides warehousing, transload, cross-dock, fulfillment, drayage, rail intermodal and general transportation services for cargo moving through the Port of Oakland and Northern California. Launched in 2012 by logistics industry veterans Clement Chin, Kevin Shimamoto and Tom Henderson, NA3PL is committed to supporting best practices of supply chain management throughout its operation. For more information, please visit www.na3pl.com

About Descartes

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) 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. Descartes has over 173,000 parties using its cloud based services. 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; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multi-modal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com.

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