ACM Parts Centralizes Nationwide Delivery Operations With Descartes Cloud-Based Routing And Mobile Solution

WATERLOO, Ontario, July 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that ACM Parts, a leading nationwide automotive parts supplier in Australia, is using the cloud-based Descartes Route Planner™ On-demand solution to help centralize nationwide delivery operations and standardize the delivery experience for customers. The Bestrane Group, a Descartes 'United by Design' partner in Australia, implemented the solution at ACM Parts.

"We believe that reliably providing same-day and next-day delivery service nationwide provides us with a significant opportunity to better serve our customers and differentiate from our competitors," said Ankur Arora, General Manager, Operations at ACM Parts. "Descartes Route Planner On-demand has contributed greatly to the success of our delivery operations and enhanced the customer experience. It has been able to scale to meet the demands of our growing fleet as we have expanded to new sites across Australia."

Descartes Route Planner™ On-demand is an integrated routing and mobile solution that provides an easy and affordable way to plan, optimize, dispatch routes, track and monitor delivery fleets in real-time. David Sanders, Group Managing Director at Bestrane, explained, "For distribution-intensive companies, like ACM Parts, the solution creates delivery efficiencies and improves customer service by optimizing delivery routes and managing their execution through a real-time mobile application used by the driver. It can be deployed rapidly, so companies and their customers can realize the benefits quickly."

"We're pleased to help ACM Parts maximize delivery convenience for its nationwide customer base with our advanced technology for same-day and next-day route optimization," said Lee Karlinsky, Senior Vice President, Emerging Markets at Descartes. "Companies that have traditionally had disconnected locations with multiple fleets operating independently are realizing the potential for savings and service differentiation that centralizing route planning and using mobile-based applications for execution can provide."

About ACM PartsACM Parts is a leading nationwide automotive parts supplier, selling high quality recycled, independently certified and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts to Australia's auto repair industry. With sites throughout Australia and a nationwide delivery service, our vision is the repair industry's first choice for quality automotive parts, and to raise the industry standard on safety, quality and affordability of parts for repairers and consumers. For more information, visit http://acmparts.com.au/.

About The Bestrane GroupThe Bestrane Group was founded to address the gap in market between traditional management consultants and technology vendors. Bestrane combines 'real-world' and extensive operationally based industry knowledge with expertise in specific best of breed software applications and related consultancy services to deliver a unique blend of technology enabled solutions. This results in Bestrane's capability to engineer solutions representing genuine value for money with a solid track record of substantial ROI's and real bottom-line impact to each customer. Bestrane is the sole authorised distributor of Descartes solutions in Australian and New Zealand. For more information, visit bestrane.com.au.

About Descartes Systems Group         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, 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, and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.  

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Global Media ContactMavi SilveiraTel: +1(800) 419-8495 ext. 202416msilveira@descartes.com

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