The Descartes Systems Group Inc.
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The Descartes Systems Group Inc.

March 26, 2007 16:30 ET

Arla Foods Selects Descartes' Transportation Management Solutions to Further Optimize its European Operations

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 26, 2007) - Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG)(NASDAQ:DSGX), a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, announced that Arla Foods has selected Descartes' Transportation Management Solutions to enhance the efficiency of its logistics operations.

Arla Foods' vision is to be the leading Dairy company in Europe through considerable value creation and active market leadership. "Descartes Transportation Management Solutions will play an important role in supporting our operational goals," said Jesper Erichsen, CIO, at Arla Foods.

"Arla Foods' selection of our logistics solutions shows the value we can offer to companies looking to optimize their supply chains," said Arthur Mesher, CEO at Descartes. "This is a great example of how our initial successful relationship with a customer can lead to additional opportunities to create delivery efficiencies and fast time-to-value for our customers."

About Arla Foods

Arla Foods is a co-operative owned by approximately 10,600 milk producers in Denmark and Sweden. The Arla Foods Group is Europe's second largest dairy company. In the 2004/2005 financial year, the Group received 8.4 billion kg milk and a turnover of approx. DKK 46 billion. For more information, visit www.arlafoods.com

About Descartes

Descartes (TSX:DSG)(NASDAQ:DSGX), a leading provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions, is delivering results across the globe today for organizations that operate logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes' logistics management solutions combine a multi-modal network, the Descartes Global Logistics Network, with component-based 'nano' sized applications to provide messaging services between logistics trading partners, "book-to-bill" services for contract carriers and private fleet management services for organizations of all sizes. These solutions and services help Descartes' customers reduce administrative costs, billing cycles, fleet size, contract carrier costs, and mileage driven and improve pick up and delivery reliability. Our hosted, transactional and packaged solutions deliver repeatable, measurable results and fast time-to-value. Descartes customers include an estimated 1,600 ground carriers and more than 90 airlines, 30 ocean carriers, 900 freight forwarders and third-party providers of logistics services, and hundreds of manufacturers, retailers, distributors, private fleet owners and regulatory agencies. The company has over 300 employees and is based in Waterloo, Ontario, with operations in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Ottawa, Washington DC, Derby, Stockholm, Shanghai, Singapore and Melbourne. For more information, visit www.descartes.com.

This release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws ("forward-looking statements") that relate to Descartes' solution offering and potential benefits derived therefrom; and other matters. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the factors and assumptions discussed in the section entitled, "Certain Factors That May Affect Future Results" in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Ontario Securities Commission and other securities commissions across Canada. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. We do not undertake or accept any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in our expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

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