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Descartes MobileLink Achieves Motorola Enterprise Mobility Validation

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

Validation Confirms Seamless Interoperability and Facilitates Faster Solution Deployment

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Retail Federation (NRF) 100th Annual Convention & EXPO Convention -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) announced that Descartes MobileLink achieved Enterprise Mobility validation through completing Motorola's Enterprise Mobility Validated Solution Program that includes joint testing at the Motorola Solution Center located in Holtsville, New York. Descartes MobileLink was granted the Enterprise Mobility validation for Motorola's ES400 enterprise mobile computer. This designation helps assure customers and partners of system interoperability between Motorola mobile computers and Descartes' MobileLink solution.

Descartes MobileLink, part of Descartes' mobile and wireless fleet management suite, is a solution that provides integrated two-way wireless communication between dispatchers and the field. The solution enhances logistics execution through real-time data exchange with remote personnel. By keeping the entire enterprise up-to-date on delivery status and truck/driver location, companies can rely on actual performance data, improve on-time performance and predict delivery windows more accurately. In addition, customer satisfaction improves due to better visibility.

"Descartes is committed to accelerating time-to-value of the mobility solutions our customers are demanding today. The Motorola Enterprise Mobility Validation is a significant achievement as it assures seamless integration, faster solution deployment and higher end-user satisfaction," said Ken Wood, Senior Vice President, Product Strategy at Descartes. "We are proud to receive this accreditation and look forward to working with Motorola to serve the needs of this growing and dynamic market."

Motorola's Enterprise Mobility Validated Solutions Program enables partners to test and validate their mobility solutions on Motorola products to help ensure interoperability and meet customer application-specific needs, as well as reduce both the risk level and the time to deployment for the customer. Working closely with Motorola engineering teams, Descartes MobileLink has been tested and co-validated on Motorola's ES400 enterprise mobile computer.

Descartes will be demonstrating its home delivery solutions for retailers using Motorola's ES400 enterprise mobile computer at the NRF 100th Annual Convention & EXPO Convention at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City from January 10 to 12 at the Microsoft Booth #836. For more information, please visit

About Descartes

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:// and .

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