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Descartes Highlights Logistics Technology Platform Innovations at Global User and Partner Conference


Descartes Systems Group (DSGX) (DSG.TO), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced a number of product innovations to the Descartes Logistics Technology Platform at Evolution 2019, the company's 14th annual Global User and Partner Conference taking place in Naples, Florida, March 26 — 28, 2019.

The Logistics Technology Platform combines the Descartes Global Logistics Network™ (Descartes GLN™), one of the world's most extensive logistics networks covering multiple transportation modes, with one of the industry's broadest arrays of modular, interoperable web and wireless logistics management and global trade content solutions. Some of the key innovations announced include:

Routing Mobile and Telematics:

  • New capabilities for same-day delivery reservations for dynamic final mile distribution;

  • New optimization capabilities for final mile returns management;

  • Driver mobile application enabled to schedule the next visit at point of service/delivery; and

  • Dispatch window visually optimized for industries with frequent reloads and asset-to-driver swaps.

Transportation Management:

  • New cloud-delivered freight brokerage solution for enhanced visibility and productivity;

  • New multimodal retail fulfillment visibility solution delivered through a store-friendly application; and

  • New Android-based inventory management and fulfillment mobile solution for Descartes pixi™ Warehouse Management System (WMS).

Global Trade Content and Compliance:

  • Enhanced global sourcing analysis via the combination of Descartes trade data and duty calculation content;

  • New automated product classification solution for harmonized tariff schedule (HTS) code assignment; and

  • New enterprise resource planning (ERP) connected denied party screening solution.

Forwarder and Broker Enterprise:

  • New collaborative visibility solution for forwarders and their customers;

  • Descartes MacroPoint™ integration with Descartes OneView™ forwarding solution for real-time freight visibility; and

  • New analytics platform for performance and profitability monitoring and analysis.

Global Logistics Messaging:

  • New door-to-door air cargo visibility solution with estimated-time-of-arrival (ETA) and planned vs. actual monitoring;

  • New air cargo status and estimated-time-of-arrival ETA automated programming interface (API) service;

  • New Descartes Vmail™ Android air cargo scanning and tracking solution;

  • Enhanced ocean sailing schedule service; and

  • Numerous additional electronic logging device (ELD) providers integrated for location and driver compliance.

Customs and Regulatory Compliance:

  • Support for Swedish bonded warehouse compliance;

  • Support for the new United Kingdom Customs Declaration Service (CDS); and

  • New European Union postal/parcel ecommerce value-added-tax (VAT) solution.

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