The Descartes Systems Group, a company that provides on-demand delivery management solutions and services for transportation, logistics, manufacturing, retail and distribution enterprises, has announced enhancements to its Delivery Management and Global Logistics Network suites. These solutions provide fleet management, contract carrier management, visibility and event management, logistics messaging and rate management.
As a result of the upgrade, Descartes' Route Planner contains enhanced visualization and user interface control options to improve ease of use and manage user access across the enterprise. The software considers factors like stops per hour and pounds per mile to ensure routes are consistent with company performance goals. Descartes' Automated Vehicle Locator is enhanced to offer light dispatch features for work assignment and route edits and has extended views to enhance the productivity of customer service representatives.
Descartes' MobileLink now covers a wide array of mobile workforce applications and allows enterprises to pass more types of information to and from handheld devices. The new GPS-enabled Descartes MobileLink Tracker enables logistics operations to track their pickups and deliveries without requiring driver intervention. Descartes' Transportation Manager offers improved load optimization performance and addresses a broader range of market requirements, such as support for fuel surcharges for logistics services providers.
Descartes' Visibility & Event Management has been enhanced to improve problem alerting and documentation, and facilitate collaboration in resolving supply chain problems. Descartes' Reporting Services have been enhanced to allow customers to mine all types of supply chain data and more easily display it through a dashboard.
Company: The Descartes Systems Group Inc.
Company URL: www.descartes.com