Since righting its ship in 2004 or so, Descartes Systems Group (DSG) has made nearly 20 tuck-in acquisitions to address the needs of multi-modal logistics, global trade, and routing and mobile tracking in the cloud. Painstaking as it is, this is really the only way to master global logistics expertise and deliver solutions that help its customers make and receive shipments.
Logistics is the
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freight forwarder landscape), languages, duty and tax regulations, accounting practices, and even industry languages (vernaculars, data interchange standards, etc.) before an ideal single logistics system of record is attained, uniting all trading partners. Descartes’ acquisitions tend to not only increase its customer base, but also extend its functional footprint and geographic presence. The acquisition of Exentra Transport Solutions Limited , a leading UK-based provider of software-as-a-service