The Descartes Systems Group Inc.

The Descartes Systems Group Inc.

August 03, 2005 17:00 ET

Descartes to Debut Educational Webcast Series for Customers

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 3, 2005) - The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (Nasdaq:DSGX)(TSX:DSG), a leading provider of on-demand delivery management solutions and services for transportation, logistics, manufacturing, retail and distribution enterprises, today announced Descartes Delivers™, an educational webcast series designed to teach its customers how to more efficiently and effectively manage the movement of goods across the supply chain using the latest Descartes solutions.

The first Descartes Delivers webcast is planned for Tuesday, August 23, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Supply chain experts from Descartes will discuss the features and benefits of Descartes Reporting Services™ and Descartes KPI Metrics™-new reporting and data management services available to customers who use Descartes Delivery Management™ solutions.

The second Descartes Delivers webcast will take place Thursday, August 25, 2005, at 11:00 a.m. EDT and will highlight Descartes Monitor™-a mobile resource tracking and performance management solution (also known as automated vehicle locator or AVL) that integrates route planning systems and wireless data services to provide visibility into planned versus actual events as they occur.

The free webcast series is accessible to current Descartes customers and other invitees. To register for one or both of the webcasts, please visit

In a separate press release today titled "Descartes to Unveil New Delivery Management Solutions Based Upon its Logistics Network Operating System," the company also announced significant enhancements to its Delivery Management suite. Further information on these enhancements will be provided to customers as part of the Descartes Delivers webcasts.

"We are excited about the opportunity to share how new and enhanced Descartes solutions can help drive greater results for our customers," said Arthur Mesher, CEO of Descartes. "These webcasts are an easy and innovative way for our customers to learn how to better leverage Descartes to turn delivery into a competitive weapon."

About Descartes

The Descartes Systems Group Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand delivery management solutions for transportation, logistics, manufacturing, retail and distribution enterprises. Descartes delivers trading partner connectivity and document exchange, route planning, wireless dispatch, rate management, inventory and asset visibility, transportation management and warehouse optimization solutions for industries such as retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, transportation, distribution and third-party logistics. Descartes offers solutions that can be deployed as traditional applications or as a service to help customers optimize and gain real-time control of their inventory, logistics assets and mobile workforce. Descartes solutions are used by more than 2,500 customers in over 60 countries. For more information, visit

This release contains forward-looking statements that relate to the timing of Descartes Delivers webcasts, Descartes' product and service functionality and performance, potential benefits derived therefrom, the competitive position of Descartes and its products and services, and other matters that may constitute forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Descartes to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, delays in solutions becoming generally available, particulars of deployment for any specific customer and the factors discussed in the sections entitled "Risk Factors" and "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.

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