Descartes Systems Group

Descartes’ market-leading routing, mobile and telematics solutions improve the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses with private/dedicated fleets.

Descartes’ solutions help manufacturers, retailers, distributors and their logistics services providers to improve the performance of their distribution operations by improving visibility into and control over the end-to-end delivery process. Companies of any size can use Descartes’ integrated and vertically-focused solutions with feature-rich modules to unify strategic delivery planning, reservations scheduling, daily route optimization, real-time dispatching, mobile applications, telematics and more to automate delivery management practices, achieve the service standards that customers expect today, and reduce fleet costs. With Descartes software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, companies can achieve fast time-to-value, avoid the need for a high capital cost investment, and reduce in-house IT staffing needs.

Barcoding is a strategic hardware fulfilment partner for Descartes’ routing, mobile and telematics software suite, which also includes retail distribution systems and small package/parcel execution systems. Our sales teams work together to offer customers a unified experience. In addition, Barcoding is trained on how Descartes’ applications work in the field, which enables a superior level of hardware support for customers.

Video Stories

John Lewis Partnership Success Story Leading UK Retailer, John Lewis Partnership turned home delivery operations into a strategic differentiator and profit center by offering variable time windows and up selling value-added services online and in-store.

Sears Home Delivery Customer Success – Supply chain executives at Sears explain how the company transitioned its nationwide home delivery business with Descartes’ route planning and mobile software solutions.

Solution Listings

Descartes Routing, Mobile & Telematics Solutions supports the full, closed-loop process associated with route planning, route execution, driver and vehicle performance. This single-integrated platform helps deliver a true command of operations by uniting optimized route planning, dispatching and GPS tracking, mobile applications, vehicle telematics, fleet/driver, compliance and performance analytics.

Descartes BearWare Solutions  augment the Descartes Routing, Mobile & Telematics and Transportation Management solution suites, which are designed to provide visibility, reduce cost, and remove bottlenecks as retail products move from a shipper’s distribution center (DC), consolidation point, or DC bypass facility through third party transportation provider networks and ultimately to its stores.

Descartes OzLink™ Solutions  is an advanced integration solution that connects business applications including Intuit QuickBooks®, NetSuite, UPS WorldShip®, SAP, Oracle and a suite of other endpoints. The solution complements existing core business systems, and seamlessly moves data and automates tasks. By minimizing the information gap between applications, businesses are better able to maximize efficiency, reduce errors and improve customer service.

Descartes Order Express™ helps automate the pick, pack and ship processes, making it easy to sort orders by customer, carrier, weight, destination and other variables. Carton contents are captured, and packing slips, bills of lading, shipping manifests and other essential documents are prepared.  For small parcel shipments, Descartes Order Express provides the ability to print compliant shipping labels and documents, ensuring labels can be easily scanned and sorted in high-speed environments.

Descartes Retail Resource Center – Leading retailers both large and small depend on Descartes technology to better manage the end-to-end processes involved in the transportation of goods from suppliers to end consumers. Whether the challenge is home delivery, omni-channel retailing, global/local inbound logistics or store distribution, Descartes can help retailers realize results quickly and have the flexibility to adapt as businesses change.

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