The two industry leaders unite to offer the Canadian market the most
advanced solutions for logistics optimization.
Montreal, November 4th, 2010 – The Createch Group, a Bell Canada Company, today announced the conclusion of a strategic partnership to offer Descartes’ transportation and logistics optimization solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, The Createch Group obtains the right to distribute and implement these solutions.
“The alliance with Descartes brings an important added-value to our Logistics Performance Improvement products and services offering” said Michel Girard, Vice President – Operational Performance Improvement Business Unit at The Createch Group. “The implementation of Descartes mobile functionalities will allow our clients to increase their operational efficiency by reducing transportation costs and optimizing their distribution processes.”
“Descartes is pleased to unite with The Createch Group, who brings expertise in logistics processes improvement and experience in assisting enterprises optimize their overall performance” commented Ken Wood, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy for Mobile Resource Management, Descartes. “This alliance will help serve our joint customers and broaden our market reach.”
MRM (Mobile Resources Management) and SCE (Supply Chain Execution) are Descartes solutions that help companies worldwide to reduce their transportation costs, improve productivity by optimizing distribution management processes, and gain real-time visibility into logistic operations.
About The Createch Group
The Createch Group is a Canadian leader in operational performance improvement, supply chain optimization and integration of solutions in information technology. Since 1993, the consulting firm offers services in manufacturing and logistics performance improvement, process reengineering, change management and ERP solutions implementation. The company integrates proven solutions and applies leading business practices. To date, The Createch Group has carried out more than 2,000 projects and helped over 1,000 companies improve their processes and boost their profitability. For more information, please visit www.thecreatechgroup.com.
Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) is the premier provider of Global Trade Compliance, Supply Chain Execution and Mobile Resource Management services. Descartes' Global Logistics Network (GLN) unites global businesses and trading partners, allowing them to collaborate in a cost effective way and maximize productivity and efficiency. Trading partners that connect to the GLN join Descartes' Federated Network, the world's most extensive multi-modal business network with over 35,000 trading partners connected, including ground carriers, airlines, ocean carriers, freight forwarders, third-party providers of logistics services customs house brokers, freight payment agencies, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, mobile services providers and regulatory agencies. Descartes is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and has offices in North America, EMEA and Asia-Pacific. More information and industry updates are available at http://www.descartes.com and http://blog.descartes.com.
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