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2016-05-10

Bring Cargo Uses Descartes for EU Union Customs Code Compliance

or EU Union Customs Code Compliance

LONDON, 2016-05-10 12:45 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group
(Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive
businesses in commerce, announced that Bring Cargo UK Ltd., a transport and
logistics supplier, is using the cloud-based Descartes e-Customs™ solution to
help ensure compliance with the European Union’s (EU) new Union Customs Code
(UCC) legislation that came into effect on May 1, 2016.

“To keep our customers’ goods flowing seamlessly, it’s critical to keep up with
international trade and supply chain process changes driven by programs such as
the UCC,” said Steve Gorrod, Operations Manager at Bring Cargo. “Descartes is
an important partner in the compliance process, helping us to stay current with
evolving regulatory requirements.”

Descartes e-Customs is a secure, web-based solution that helps shippers and
logistics service providers submit data to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs
(HMRC) and other government agencies from an easy-to-use web interface. The
solution streamlines customs compliance workflow with template-driven
declarations and the ability to copy and re-use previous declarations and
client-specific data. There are also multiple application options available to
support the needs of both small and large operations.

Descartes e-Customs has helped Bring Cargo reduce costs by automating and
simplifying its end-to-end customs declaration process and minimizing IT
infrastructure expenditures through the cloud-based deployment. In addition, it
also enables Bring Cargo to remotely resolve problems that can occur when
shipping on weekends, a key Bring Cargo service differentiator.

The UCC is an update to customs legislation across the EU. The initiative aims
to modernize trade by moving to more electronic formats to standardize customs
procedures, synchronize processes across member states, introduce new
simplified cross border procedures, provide companies with more clarity on
tariff classifications, and reduce paperwork. Descartes’ portfolio of European
customs compliance solutions helps traders, brokers and forwarders keep pace
with changing regulations such as the UCC. More information on the UCC is
available at Descartes’ online UCC Resource Centre.

To help further UCC preparedness, Descartes is participating at Multimodal
2016, one of the UK and Ireland’s premier freight transport, logistics and
supply chain management events, taking place May 10-12, 2016, in Birmingham.
Martin Meacock, Director of Product Management at Descartes, will be speaking
as part of a panel of experts assembled for the EU New Union Customs Code
Explained workshop on May 11, 2016, at 10:30 AM GMT. Attendees can also meet
with Descartes’ domain experts at stand #1308 during exhibit hours.

“We’re pleased to help Bring Cargo keep pace with UCC compliance changes,
achieve significant savings and offer superior service,” said Pol Sweeney, Vice
President of UK Sales and Business Management at Descartes. “Customers benefit
from the deep customs domain expertise at Descartes and our robust compliance
solutions designed to help logistics services providers, like Bring Cargo, keep
shipments moving efficiently while keeping pace with ever-changing customs and
cargo security requirements.”

About Bring Cargo UK
Bring Cargo UK delivers Scandinavian quality, speed and punctuality in the
supply of cargo and parcel transport, warehousing and logistics services to and
from the UK market. For more information, visitwww.bring.co.uk.

About Descartes
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, cloud-based 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.

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; 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 purpose 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.

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

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