WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems
Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting
logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Sears
Holdings Corp., a leading integrated retailer, has selected Descartes'
home delivery solution to enhance its ability to serve customers and
improve the efficiency of its home delivery operations.
"Customer service is of paramount importance to Sears Holdings, our
members and customers. We continue to make investments to remain a
leader in home delivery," said Jeff Starecheski, Vice President
Logistics Services at Sears Holdings. "We chose Descartes' home
delivery solution because of its innovative approach and comprehensive
capabilities from delivery appointment scheduling right through to
Descartes' cloud-based home delivery solution is deployed globally by
leading retailers. The integrated solution is comprised of Descartes
Reservations(TM) for delivery appointment scheduling; Descartes Route
Planner(TM) for route optimization, dispatch and tracking; Descartes
Mobile(TM) for wireless communications and mobile applications; and
Descartes Notifications(TM) for automated call-outs. The solution is
available in multiple languages, supports a variety of mapping
technologies and mobile device operating systems, and is deployed on a
modular basis to accelerate time-to-value.
"We're thrilled to have Sears Holdings as a customer and we're looking
forward to helping them quickly introduce enhanced home delivery
services for their customers," said Edward J. Ryan, Chief Commercial
Officer at Descartes. "We believe that leading retailers, such as
Sears, are turning to Descartes for advanced solutions to differentiate
their customer service from the competition."
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.