Descartes joins forces with Exentra

Posted by AndrewT on 14th Nov 2012

On November 14th, 2012, Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, acquired Exentra Transport Solutions Limited.

Exentra are a leader of software-as-a-service (SaaS) driver compliance solutions in the European Union (EU). Exentra’s Smartanalysis tachograph analysis and compliance management solution strengthens Descartes’ extensive Routing, Mobile and Telematics suite. 

The combined services will benefit Exentra’s clients in the EU in improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics businesses. Descartes have a long history of route planning success with marquee customers in the UK such as John Lewis Partnership and Wolseley and the acquisition will benefit Descartes customers in managing compliance with complex and ever changing legislation.

About Descartes

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is a 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 in a cloud-based Logistics Technology Platform to unite their businesses in commerce. Customers use the 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. Descartes headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and they have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at