WATERLOO, ONTARIO — Tuesday, September 15, 2009 — Arthur Mesher, Chief Executive Officer of Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), will discuss Descartes’ business at a press conference to be held on Tuesday, September 22nd at 7:00 am central daylight time (CDT) in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Regency D, 2nd Floor, 2233 South Martin L. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois.
Interested participants can also simultaneously listen to Mr. Mesher’s comments commencing at 7:00 am central daylight time (CDT) as follows:
via a teleconference using designated numbers 800-895-5087 for North America or +1 212-231-2929 for international; and
via an audio web cast on the Descartes Web site at www.descartes.com/company/investors .
Phone conference dial-in or web cast log-in is required approximately 10 minutes beforehand.
Replays of the conference call will be available in two formats and accessible for 24 hours after the call's completion by dialing 800-558-5253 or +1 416-626-4100 and using passcode number 21437761. An archived replay of the web cast will be available at www.descartes.com/company/investors.
Descartes (TSX: DSG) (NASDAQ: DSGX), is making the world a better place by enabling global organizations with logistics-intensive businesses to save money by improving the productivity and performance of their operations. Underlying Descartes’ offerings is the Descartes Global Logistics Network (GLN), one of the world’s most extensive multi-modal business applications network. As a federated software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, the Descartes GLN combines with component-based ‘nano’ sized applications to provide messaging services between logistics trading partners, shipment management services to help manage third party carriers and private fleet management services for organizations of all sizes. Descartes’ solutions and services deliver results by enabling organizations around the world to reduce administrative costs, billing cycles, fleet size, contract carrier costs, and mileage driven; improve pick up and delivery reliability; and optimize working capital through fleet visibility. Descartes’ hosted, transactional and packaged solutions deliver repeatable, measurable results and fast time-to-value. Descartes customers include an estimated 1,600 ground carriers and more than 90 airlines, 30 ocean carriers, 900 freight forwarders and third-party providers of logistics services, and hundreds of manufacturers, retailers, distributors, private fleet owners and regulatory agencies. The company has more than 450 employees and is based in Waterloo, Ontario, with operations in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Ottawa, Montreal, Miami, Minneapolis, Washington DC, Derby, London, Stockholm, Shanghai, and Toronto. For more information, visit www.descartes.com.