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Ontex UK Optimizes Home Delivery with Descartes' Route Planning Solution

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LONDON, July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announces that Ontex UK, one of the world's leading suppliers of disposable personal hygiene products, has improved its UK home delivery service and fleet utilization with the Descartes route planning solution. The system was implemented by Descartes' United by Design Partner, PDMC Logistics.

"Home delivery continues to grow due to customer demand, but now accounts for a significant proportion of our total supply chain cost," said Dave Middleton, Supply Chain Manager, Ontex UK. "With our high daily order volume, it was important to get our third party logistics (3PL) provider to use route optimization to keep up with demand while maintaining excellent service and lowering costs. Since implementing the Descartes solution, we have benefitted from significant savings equating to a six month return on investment."

Descartes' route planning technology improves fleet utilization through advanced optimization of resources to meet customer demand. Users can improve the responsiveness and productivity of distribution operations by creating optimal delivery routes, monitoring planned versus actual delivery performance and better managing delivery exceptions. Descartes enables customers to best manage the complex balance between a growing need for greater efficiency and escalating customer service requirements. In Ontex UK's case, planning time was reduced from approximately four hours a day to just minutes. They also achieved a 15% vehicle reduction all while meeting customer services objectives.

"We're pleased that our route planning solution has helped Ontex UK optimize delivery routes and improve operational productivity," said Pól Sweeney, Vice President of UK Sales and Business Management at Descartes. "A growing number of leading manufacturers, distributors and retailers around the world rely on our innovative route planning solutions to transform and differentiate their customers' buying and delivery experience."

About Ontex UK 
Ontex UK is a leading international provider of personal hygiene solutions, with expertise in baby care, feminine care and adult care. Ontex's innovative products are distributed in more than 110 countries through Ontex brands such as BBTips, BioBaby, Pompom, Bigfral, Canbebe, Canped, ID and Serenity, as well as leading retailer brands. Employing 11,000 passionate people all over the world, Ontex has a presence in 27 countries, with its headquarters in Aalst, Belgium. Ontex is part of the Bel20 and STOXX® Europe 600. Visit www.ontexglobal.com.

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.

Global Media Contact 
Mavi Silveira                                                                                           
Tel: +1(800) 419-8495 ext. 202416                                                           
msilveira@descartes.com

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements 
This release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws ("forward-looking statements") that relate to Descartes' solution offering and potential benefits derived therefrom including potential efficiency improvements and cost savings; and other matters. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, the factors and assumptions discussed in the section entitled, "Certain Factors That May Affect Future Results" in documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Ontario Securities Commission and other securities commissions across Canada including Descartes most recently filed management's discussion and analysis. If any such risks actually occur, they could materially adversely affect our business, financial condition or results of operations. In that case, the trading price of our common shares could decline, perhaps materially. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Forward-looking statements are provided for the purposes of providing information about management's current expectations and plans relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. We do not undertake or accept any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in our expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based, except as required by law.




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