Record Attendance at Descartes' 11th Annual Global User and Partner Conference
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, April 6, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX: DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced record attendance and partner participation at Evolution 2016, the company's 11th annual Global User and Partner Conference taking place in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 5-7, 2016.
"Our user-driven conference continues to grow and provide an excellent forum for thought-leading education and networking," said Edward J. Ryan, CEO of Descartes. "We're pleased that so many customers and partners are benefitting from sessions designed to help them stay ahead of changes in the industry and find new ways to enable their logistics and supply chain operations to be a more important part of their company's success."
At the conference, Descartes announced its Excellence and Innovation Awards to recognize customers and partners that have demonstrated and achieved great results, have successfully launched transformational initiatives and/or used Descartes' solutions in innovative ways that deliver high return on investment and rapid time-to-value. The Excellence and Innovation Award winners were:
• Estes Express Lines/Level2 Logistics;
• Food Services of America;
• John S. James Co.;
• Lionel Racing;
• P.C. Richard & Son;
• Performance Food Group;
• Philips; and
• VSC Solutions.
Evolution 2016 brings together industry-leading transportation and logistics services providers, freight forwarders, customs house brokers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors and mobile services companies from around the world. The conference enables participants to engage with Descartes leadership, domain experts, ecosystem partners and industry thought leaders, and to network with other customers to maximize the value they are getting from their existing solutions, learn about new solutions and understand industry best practices.
For more information about Evolution 2016, visit www.descartes.com/usergroup.
Descartes (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX: DSG) 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. Customers use our modular, cloud-based solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com.
More Info: https://www.descartes.com/usergroup