WATERLOO, Ontario, June 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) announced that the following matters, as set out in more detail in its Management Information Circular dated May 2, 2017, were considered and voted on by shareholders at the annual meeting of shareholders held on Thursday, June 1, 2017 in Cambridge, Ontario (the "Meeting").

GeneralThe total number of common shares of the Corporation represented in person or by proxy at the Meeting was 66,576,252 which represented 87.64% of the 75,969,296 common shares of the Corporation that were outstanding as of the Record Date for the Meeting, being, April 24, 2017.

Election of DirectorsOn a vote by ballot, each of the following 8 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Descartes:
Director Nominee   Number of VotesFOR   Number of VotesWITHHELD   Percentage ofTotal Votes FOR
David Beatson   65,274,048   368,223   99.44%
Deborah Close   65,477,022   165,249   99.75%
Eric Demirian   63,803,390   1,838,881   97.20%
Christopher Hewat   48,558,279   17,083,992   73.97%
Dennis Maple   65,622,963   19,308   99.97%
Jane O'Hagan   65,476,814   165,457   99.75%
Edward Ryan   65,586,084   56,187   99.91%
John Walker   65,622,963   19,308   99.97%

Appointment of Auditors

KPMG LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants and Licensed Public Accountants, were appointed as the auditors of the Corporation until the close of the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are appointed.  Voting was conducted by a show of hands.
Number of VotesFOR   Number of VotesWITHHELD   Percentage of TotalVotes FOR
66,560,925   2,297   99.99%

Amendment and Restatement of Shareholder Rights Plan

On a vote by ballot, the amended and restated shareholder rights plan of the Corporation was approved.
Number of VotesFOR   Number of VotesAGAINST   Percentage ofTotal Votes FOR
61,681,519   3,960,752   93.97%

Amendment and Restatement of Performance and Restricted Share Unit Plan

On a vote by ballot, the amended and restated performance and restricted share unit plan of the Corporation was approved.
Number of VotesFOR   Number of VotesAGAINST   Percentage ofTotal Votes FOR
61,648,473   3,993,798   93.92%

Say-On-Pay

On a vote by ballot, the "Say-On-Pay" resolution proposed by management of the Corporation was approved.
Number of VotesFOR   Number of VotesAGAINST   Percentage ofTotal Votes FOR
61,807,423   3,834,848   94.16%

About DescartesDescartes (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, software-as-a-service 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.
Descartes Investor Contact: Laurie McCauley (519) 746-6114 x202358investor@descartes.com

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