Adrian Gonzalez summarizes Descartes' latest earnings call in his December 6th post.
Traditional systems were specifically designed with a delivery planning cycle structured before the day of delivery while Descartes' new optimization technology is specifically designed to address same-day delivery.
Descartes' alliance with InfoSky will streamline logistics messaging for the Chinese air cargo industry. The alliance federates the two organizations’ respective networks to connect freight forwarders, ground handling agents, and air carriers on Descartes' Global Logistics Network™ (Descartes GLN™) with the similar China-based community using InfoSky’s Cargo Community System (CCS).
As Service Director, Supply Chain Management at ARC Advisory Group, a leading industry analyst and technology consulting company, Steve Banker contributes articles on logistics and supply chain management. Steve attended the Descartes Evolution 2013
Andrew Roszko discusses the three biggest trends transforming retail operations in this video recorded by SupplyChainBrain.
Chris Jones, Executive Vice President for Marketing and Services at Descartes, shares his perspective on the barriers companies face to enable collaboration; provides examples of the type of collaboration opportunities that are possible in a network model if companies shared data on the network; and outlines some steps companies should take today to start realizing the benefits of network-based collaboration.
Article: Global Footprint-Descartes brings unified services to logistics operations, and its strategy has paid off so far
By Chris Petersen
Descartes' Scott Sangster: What’s next for air freight industry technology | Fall 2013 Air Cargo Focus
The last few years in the air freight industry has seen initiatives such as e-freight and Cargo 2000 continue to make slow progress, while information and communication technologies and channels have been evolving rapidly throughout business and
Descartes Mentioned as Logistics Technology Services Provider in Special Section of Fortune magazine's October 2013 issue
Read an excerpt from article, "Dynamic Data: As business continues to evlove, managing data has become every bit as important to the supply chain as managing production, shipments, and inventories" or download the PDF.