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Descartes Systems Group: Descartes Launches Driving Licence Management and Verification Service for the United Kingdom

CHIPPENHAM, United Kingdom, May 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems
Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting
logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced the launch of Descartes
SmartLicence(TM), an integrated driving licence management and verification
service for the United Kingdom.

Descartes SmartLicence is a comprehensive online tool for managing driving
licences and verifying the licence details with the UK's Driver and Vehicle
Licensing Agency (DVLA).The solution provides historical logs that help users
demonstrate to regulatory authorities that they have effective systems and
processes in place to ensure employees are entitled to drive on company
business. Descartes SmartLicence helps assess the risk of licensed drivers
based on endorsement codes and any penalty points, and users can conduct
regular licence checks in accordance with that risk. Risk levels, audit
periods and a range of advanced alerts are configurable to suit business

"All UK employers need to ensure that their drivers hold a valid driving
licence," said Mike Ryder, Managing Director TMS Analysis Ltd. "We work with
some of the largest fleets in the UK, and are happy to be able to make the
Descartes SmartLicence service available to our clients for effective
management of driving licences and fast licence verification with the DVLA."

Descartes SmartLicence extends the UK-based Descartes SmartCompliance solution
portfolio. The offering includes Descartes Smartanalysis, a tool currently
used in the UK by thousands of road transport operators to manage and comply
with legislation concerning tachograph data, drivers' hours and the European
Union Working Time Directive. Current Descartes Smartanalysis users can
access Descartes SmartLicence using their existing password credentials.

"Every transport operator needs systems and procedures in place to help them
meet their legal responsibilities. Failure to do so can result in severe
fines and penalties," said Steve Fisher, Managing Director at Descartes
Systems Group UK. "We're pleased to provide a solution that assists busy
Transport Managers in managing compliance with tachograph regulations,
drivers' hours, Working Time Directive and, now, verifying driving licences
on one integrated platform."

More information is available athttp://smartcompliance.descartes.com/

About Descartes

Descartes (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) 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. Descartes has
over 172,000 connected parties using its cloud based services. 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; file customs and security documents for
imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by
participating in the world's largest, collaborative multi-modal logistics
community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have
offices and partners around the world. Learn more atwww.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. Readers are cautioned not to
place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak
only as of the date made. 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

CONTACT: Media Contact Descartes Global
Mavi Silveira
Tel: +1(800) 419-8495 ext. 202416

Media Contact Descartes EMEA
Renate Kok
Tel.: +31 (0)33 460 6273


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The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Descartes Systems Group via Globenewswire


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