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Descartes Unveils New Android-Based Mobile Solution

Monday, April 30, 2012

Descartes Unveils New Android-Based Mobile Solution03:30 EDT Monday, April 30, 2012 Descartes Extends MobileLink to Most Widely Deployed Next-Generation Mobile Platform CINCINNATI, April 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Private Truck Council (NPTC) 2012 Education Management Conference & Exhibition - Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that MobileLink, Descartes' GPS-based solution for managing mobile workers, is available on the AndroidTM operating system. Combined with Descartes' cloud-based Wireless Global Logistics Network and routing applications, MobileLink enables dynamic dispatching and tracking of drivers and other resources in the field to improve fleet performance and customer service. "MobileLink, our proven mobility solution for managing thousands of drivers and mobile workers, is now available on the world's most widely deployed mobile platform," said Sergio Torres, Vice President Product Management Descartes. "Using Android, we have extended the mobile capabilities and device choices available for our customers." MobileLink for Android is a GPS-based solution for managing pick-up and delivery operations, and is part of Descartes' Routing, Mobile and Telematics suite. The solution provides route sequences, route status, vehicle tracking and dynamic dispatching. Through Descartes' cloud-based Wireless Global Logistics Network, MobileLink communicates bi-directionally, in real-time, with Descartes' route planning and execution solutions and customer backend systems. With MobileLink, companies have better visibility into the real-time actions of their drivers and field workers and the ability to make changes in-route. "Our vision for integrated routing, mobile and telematics solutions involves more powerful and interactive mobile solutions that communicate in real-time, with greater availability to a wider array of logistics and field workers," said Ken Wood, Senior Vice President Product Management Descartes. "Android is a powerful, low-cost platform to build elegant, but sophisticated applications on, and is at the forefront of the mobile revolution." For more information, you can visit Descartes at booth number 856 at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) 2012 Education Management Conference & Exhibition in Cincinnati, OH from April 29-May 1, 2012.About Descartes Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Descartes' B2B network, the Global Logistics Network, integrates more than 35,000 trading partners to our cloud-based Logistics Technology Platform to unite their businesses in commerce. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multi-modal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com. 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