WATERLOO, Canada — ATLANTA, Georgia, Aug. 3, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX: DSG), the global leader in unifying logistics-intensive enterprises in commerce, announced that CH Robinson, one of the world’s largest logistics service providers, uses Descartes MacroPoint™ to extend the options that carriers can use to connect to company technology.
“We are pleased to be able to help carriers in CH Robinson’s North American freight network provide important information about their shipments,” said Dan Cicerchi, General Manager, Transportation Management at Descartes. “Today’s supply chains are extremely fast and fluid, and the ability to access timely information on the precise movement of goods is essential for logistics service providers and shippers.”
CH Robinson offers carriers digital connectivity through its Navisphere Carrier website and app, direct integrations with carriers’ own technology, and API integration with third-party tools such as popular ELDs. For carriers using Descartes MacroPoint to provide updates on the cargo they are moving, CH Robinson has extended its agreement with Descartes so that carriers can continue to transmit updates through their preferred tool.
Descartes MacroPoint is a cloud-based, multi-modal visibility platform designed to help manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and logistics service providers better control the movement of goods with real-time data on location, the status and estimated time of arrival (ETA) on their shipments. The platform connects road, air, and ocean carriers through telematics/electronic logging devices, transportation management systems, a mobile app for drivers, APIs, and the Descartes Global Logistics Network™, the world’s largest network of multimodal courier in the world. With Descartes MacroPoint, logistics service providers and shippers can improve customer service, increase distribution efficiency, better collaborate with customers, suppliers and carriers, and minimize the impact of disruptions and shipping penalties. late delivery.
About CH Robinson
CH Robinson solves the logistics problems of companies around the world and in all sectors, from the simplest to the most complex. With $28 billion in freight under management and 20 million shipments per year, we are one of the largest logistics hubs in the world. Our global suite of services accelerates trade to seamlessly deliver the products and commodities that power the global economy. Through the combination of our multimodal transportation management system and expertise, we use our information advantage to deliver smarter solutions to our nearly 100,000 customers and 85,000 contract carriers. Our technology is designed by and for supply chain experts to bring faster and more meaningful improvements to our customers’ businesses. As a responsible global citizen, we are also proud to contribute millions of dollars to support causes that matter to our company, our Foundation and our employees. For more information, visit www.chrobinson.com.
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