Descartes Solutions - Logistics, Supply Chain, Transportation Management

By: Descartes  09-12-2011

With The Global Logistics Network as the connectivity foundation, Descartes has been aggressively expanding its logistics application functional footprint to offer the industry's widest array of modular interoperable web and wireless logistics management solutions, including:

  • Routing, Mobile and Telematics
  • Transportation Management
  • Customs & Regulatory Compliance
  • Network Services
  • Broker & Forwarder Enterprise Systems

These solutions and services help Descartes' customers reduce administrative costs, billing cycles, fleet size, contract carrier costs, and mileage driven and improve pickup and delivery reliability. Our hosted, transactional and packaged solutions deliver repeatable, measurable results and fast time-to-value.

Key Advantages of Our Solutions Include:

Cost Reduction through faster billing cycles; reduced dependence on fleet and contract carriers; improved route economics (shorter drive times and fewer miles driven), driver and operator performance, and service time consistency; visibility into rates, slack times and waiting times; and reduced manual data entry and administrative costs.

Improved Customer Service through increased on-time arrival, setting of customer delivery windows, proactive exception management and notification of order and shipment status.

Reduced Complexity through the standardization and automation of manual and labor intensive processes, real time access to multi-channel network and resources, more accurate data capture, universal access to data by any person in the field or in the office, and a hosted and managed environment.

Business Compliance through streamlined customs and border control document administration and business process management.

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