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Eurochoice Improves Ocean Shipment Tracking Using Descartes MacroPoint™

WATERLOO, Canada —

ATLANTA, GEORGIA AND AMERSFOORT, NETHERLANDS, April 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX: DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that the Dutch company Eurochoice, a leading distributor of fresh and frozen European gourmet foods to customers in Southeast Asia and the Middle East, is using the Descartes MacroPoint™ solution based on the cloud for real-time visibility into the status and location of shipping container shipments as they move to destination countries.

“As a major consolidation center in the Netherlands, Eurochoice enables the delivery of products from leading European brands at the frequency required by our diverse customer base in Asia and the Middle East,” said Cees Mostert, co-founder and owner of Eurochoice. . “With Descartes MacroPoint, we now have a platform to track the movement of our high-value ocean shipments. This not only improves the customer experience, but also saves considerable time in identifying the correct shipping status. This allows us to invoice customers much faster than without visibility into shipments, which improves our liquidity. »

The Descartes MacroPoint solution for ocean visibility provides shippers, like Eurochoice, and ocean carriers with real-time information on the status, location and estimated time of arrival (ETA) of ocean cargo. By using a single platform to monitor the movement of their shipments and communicate updates to customers, companies can improve supply chain performance and exception management. The solution also helps shippers minimize container imbalance, detention and demurrage costs, build more productive relationships with carriers, and automate intermodal tracking as shipments move from ports of arrival to modes of delivery by truck and train.

“We are delighted that the Descartes solution helps Eurochoice ship goods more efficiently and provides customers with better visibility into the status of their shipments,” said Elmer Spruijt, Vice President of Descartes. “As shipping volumes increase and the industry continues to grapple with high tariffs, container imbalances, capacity constraints and port congestion, Descartes MacroPoint provides much-needed shipping visibility and analytics. to help shippers and ocean carriers improve supply chain management, minimize the impact of disruptions and improve customer service levels.

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About Eurochoice

Based in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, Eurochoice was established in the late 90s. With 25 years of experience in the European food sector, Eurochoice has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in delivering fresh European food products and frozen products all over the world under the best service conditions. Our certified logistics processes allow our customers to easily import a wide range of food products. We know exactly how to pack our orders, how to ship them safely and how to guarantee fast delivery times. State-of-the-art equipment in our offices and warehouses and transparent communication with customers and suppliers help us ensure that everyone is kept informed. For more information, visit www.eurochoice.nl.

About Descartes

Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the world’s leading provider of on-demand software solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular software-as-a-service solutions to route, plan, track, and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, verify and pay transportation bills; access global trade data; submit customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complement many 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 about www.descartes.comand join us on LinkedIn and Twitter.