Descartes Systems Group

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) 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. Descartes’ GLN is the standard for multi-modal enterprise electronic communication.  Descartes has over 173,000 connected parties using its cloud based services.

The Descartes Global Logistics Network, as the foundation of the Logistics Technology Platform, manages the flow of data and documents that track and control inventory, assets and people in motion.

Designed expressly for logistics-intensive operations, it is native to the particularities of different transportation modes and country borders. It can handle logistics, customs, commercial and product messaging for multi-party processes that span from PO origin to the end customer’s door and all the statuses in between.

As a state-of-the-art messaging network with wireless capabilities, the Global Logistics Network helps manage business processes in real-time and in-motion.

  • The Descartes Global Logistics Network extends its reach using interconnect agreements with other general and logistics-specific networks, to offer access to a wide array of your trading partners.
  •  With the flexibility to connect and collaborate in unique ways, companies can effectively transform and transport data to and from partners and leverage new and existing Descartes solutions on the network.
  • The Descartes Global Logistics Network allows “low-tech” partners to act and respond with “high-tech” capabilities and connect to the transient partners that exist in many logistics operations.
  • This inherent adaptability creates opportunities to develop logistics business processes that can help customers differentiate from the competition.

Descartes’ Logistics Application Suite offers the industry’s widest array of market proven - modular, cloud-based, interoperable web and wireless logistics management applications.

These solutions embody Descartes’ deep domain expertise and provide robust, best of breed functionality. These solutions deliver value for a broad range of logistics intensive organizations from category leaders to small businesses -- whether they operate globally or locally, purchase air, ocean or ground transportation, or run their own fleet. Descartes’ comprehensive portfolio of solutions includes:

  • Routing, Mobile and Telematics: the most flexible and comprehensive suite of route planning, route execution and driver and vehicle performance management solutions
  • Transportation Management: offering broad and deep multi-modal shipment management and logistics flow control capabilities to optimize and direct the movement of goods from order to receipt
  • Customs & Regulatory Compliance: a comprehensive solution suite that meets the declaration and multi-modal security filing requirements of countries around the globe
  • Network Services: that connect the transportation and logistics industry, manufacturers, retailers, importers, exporters and regulatory agencies enabling them to collaborate and conduct commerce more efficiently
  • Broker & Forwarder Enterprise Systems: domain rich “back office” systems for brokers and forwarders to manage their booking, filing and financial businesses processes 


  • Descartes Customs (GCT, EdiCom, Customs 4.x, ICE, Customs Info)
    Software to manage customs declarations, security filings, bonded warehouse and help customers be compliant with customs regulations and access global trade data; 
  • Descartes Transport Manager (GCT, Edicom, Transport manager IS)
    Software to plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices
  • Descartes Routing & Mobile Solutions (Route Planner, Route Planner On-Demand, Winroute, Mobile, Airclic)
    Software to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources
  • Descartes Global Logistics Network + Messaging services
    Descartes Global Logistics Network™ (Descartes GLN™), is the world's most extensive logistics network covering multiple transportation modes, with the industry’s broadest array of modular, interoperable web and wireless logistics management solutions.
    Any to any format, any to any protocol, B2B integration, M2M integration, Supply Chain integration, Visibility, etc
  • Descartes Forwarder Software
    On-demand solutions that enable large and small organizations to take advantage of robust capabilities for bookings, security filings and customs entries, shipment and financial management.

Type of Partner:

  • Solutions


  • Denmark
  • Norway
  • Sweden