Trans-Border Global Freight Systems Improves International Shipment Operations With Descartes

Nov 5, 2013

WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems
Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting
logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Trans-Border
Global Freight Systems, Inc. is streamlining shipment management and
United States customs entry submission across its operations with
Descartes' OneView(TM) Forwarder Enterprise and Customs House Brokerage
(CHB) solution. The solution supports end-to-end planning and execution
of international shipments, including leveraging system data to prepare
and submit customs entries and cargo security filings to US Customs and
Border Protection (CBP).

"The speed at which we've implemented Descartes' solution is truly
impressive," said Mark Schmidt, Director of Operations at Trans-Border
Global Freight Systems, Inc. "Descartes' experienced local
implementation team has been exemplary in supporting us at every step.
This benefits our organization globally and bolsters our success with
rapid time-to-value."

With Descartes' OneView, shipment-related data used by the forwarder
operations modules can be used to pre-populate customs entries, which
significantly improves efficiency and accuracy. Robust accounting
capabilities are fully-integrated into the solution to streamline
billing, payment and financial reporting processes. Descartes' OneView
also includes optional web-based customer facing visibility tools that
display shipment milestones, customs status messages and key
performance indicators (KPIs) to support higher levels of customer
service.

"We're focused on delivering solutions that enhance operations and
deliver rapid return on investment for brokers and forwarders of all
sizes," said George Manolis, Vice President Product Management Broker &
Forwarder Enterprise Systems at Descartes. "We understand that
effective shipment management and efficient customs compliance are
mission critical functions for our customers. Our domain experts are
dedicated to customer success with a focus on quick implementations.
We're pleased to deliver value for Trans-Border Global Freight Systems
and look forward to continuing to support their strategic goals with
our technology and services."

About Trans-Border Global Freight Systems, Inc.

Trans-Border Global Freight Systems, Inc. was founded on February 2,
1997 in Latham, New York by partners Arthur Spiegel, Martin Hellwig,
and Jeffrey Millens. Arthur eventually moved his shares of the
partnership to his three sons-- Matt, Josh, and Casey who are all
active in the business. Trans-Border has developed an extensive network
of international and domestic agents to provide end-to-end coverage to
its global customer base. The company offers a flexible array of
shipment and customs clearance options to that are both time-sensitive
and cost-effective. All contracts with commercial airlines, steamship
lines, overseas partners, common carriers, and domestic agents are
company-owned. Trans-Border also maintains an in-house trade finance
department with over 35 years of solving complex banking issues and
facilitating logistics risk-management.

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 has over 147,000 parties using its cloud based
services. 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.

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