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

June 12, 2007 07:00 ET

Descartes Announces Steering Committee for 2007-2008 Global User Group

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 12, 2007) - Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG)(NASDAQ:DSGX), a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, announced the 2007 - 2008 Steering Committee for its Global User Group.

The Descartes User Group Steering Committee is a customer advisory group and communications liaison between Descartes, the general membership of the Descartes Global User Group and Descartes' customers. Composed of representatives from Descartes' 3,000 plus customer base, the Global User Group is a forum to educate, communicate with and provide input on the use, implementation and development of Descartes' solutions and services.



The Steering Committee members for the 2007 - 2008 term are:
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Steve Alonso The Home Depot
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Mike Bammer CVS
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Chris Carr CVS
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Ron Daignault CVS
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Andrew Fritts The Home Depot
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Lou Grech-Cumbo Tomra
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David Halama Ashley Furniture
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John Hardill HSS Hire
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Valerie Kilburn Panalpina
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Shaki Kodi Tomra/UBCR
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Katherine Martinez Schenker DB Logistics
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Chris Moon Ideal Supply
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Kevin Pedemonte Capital Beverage
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Dennis Phelps Old Dominion
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Gary Sewell Ferrellgas
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Mark Schnaser The Schwan Food Company
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Ronnie Syptak Freedman Distributors
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"As a Descartes customer and the Chairman of the Descartes User Group Steering Committee for the 2006-2007 term, I can say that this committee delivers significant value to Descartes customers," said Michael Booke, Senior Director of Business Information Systems, The Schwan Food Company. "The committee is an excellent forum to provide input on Descartes' market-leading solutions and services that enable Descartes customers to differentiate their logistics-intensive organizations."

"The Descartes User Group Steering Committee is focused on building a forum for open dialogue and interaction between Descartes and its customers," said Lou Grech-Cumbo, VP at Tomra. "The Global User Group and its Steering Committee enable direct input to Descartes' product roadmap and strategy for solutions and services."

"At Descartes, we work in partnership with our customers to operationalize technology to drive improved productivity and performance across their operations," said Arthur Mesher, CEO of Descartes. "We strive to deliver the highest quality service and support and use our unique methodology and approach to help ensure our customers' success. Our Global User Group and the Steering Committee provide valuable feedback and direction for keeping us focused on helping deliver results to customers."

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.

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