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Record Conference Attendance to View New Descartes Technology

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Record Conference Attendance to View New Descartes Technology03:30 EST Wednesday, November 09, 2011 Logistics Technology Platform being Demonstrated at Descartes' Global User & Partner Conference FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 9, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in logistics technology, is demonstrating its Logistics Technology Platform to a record attendance of customers and partners at the Descartes Global User & Partner Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The demonstration highlights a significant step in Descartes' evolution to providing customers with the most comprehensive logistics management solutions in the industry. "The Global User & Partner Conference is a great opportunity for our many customers and partners to see one of our most significant and important advances," said Art Mesher, Chairman and CEO of Descartes. "Through our work over the years with many of the customers attending the Conference, we recognized that customers want a simple and elegant way to extend the command of their operations to the edges of their enterprise and across their multiple trading partners, logistics services providers and carriers. The Logistics Technology Platform was created to address those needs and provide a base for continuous innovation." Record numbers of customers and partners from around the globe are at the Conference to see Descartes' Logistics Technology Platform's simple and elegant combination of network, applications and community. The Logistics Technology Platform is the fusion of the Global Logistics Network – the world's most extensive global multi-modal network - with the industry's broadest array of modular interoperable web and wireless logistics management solutions. The Logistics Technology Platform leverages an extensive logistics community that enables Descartes' customers to quickly and cost effectively connect and collaborate. "The Logistics Technology Platform is a natural extension of the solutions that our customers already use from us," said Edward Ryan, Chief Commercial Officer at Descartes. "We are thrilled to see the level of customer interest in extending the command of their operations using Descartes' logistics technology". To learn more about the Logistics Technology Platform, please go to www.descartes.com. For more information about Descartes' User Group Conference, visit www.descartes.com/usergroup.About Descartes Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is the global leader in logistics technology. If logistics is critical to your business, Descartes connects the people and technology to put your organization in motion. We extend the command of logistics operations, helping the world's largest and most connected logistics community to quickly reduce costs, improve service and comply with customs and transportation regulations. Descartes' Logistics Technology Platform uniquely combines the power of the Global Logistics Network, the world's most extensive multi-modal network, with the industry's broadest array of modular and interoperable web and wireless logistics applications. At our core, Descartes' team of industry-leading logistics experts is dedicated to delivering innovative solutions while working closely with our customers to help ensure their success. Descartes is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and has offices and partners around the world. The Descartes Systems Group logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=4065 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.CONTACT: Media Contact Mavi Silveira +1(800) 419-8495 ext. 2416 msilveira@descartes.com