WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced record attendance and recognized exemplary customers and partners with Excellence and Innovation Awards at Evolution 2018, the company's 13th annual Global User and Partner Conference taking place in West Palm Beach, Florida, March 6th – 8th, 2018.

"Advances in logistics and supply chain technology are allowing companies to transform their performance and, as a result, Evolution has become an increasingly valuable forum for learning, networking and sharing," said Edward J. Ryan, CEO of Descartes. "With more sessions, customer speakers, industry benchmark studies and participants, our event is more relevant than ever for customers to better understand how their logistics and supply chain operations can distinguish their businesses."

This year’s theme, “Logistics: The Engine of Ecommerce,” focuses on the dramatic effect that logistics and supply chain technology is having on ecommerce. During the three-day event, Descartes, customers and partners are presenting examples of how and where logistics and supply chain technology is making a difference in ecommerce across the globe.

At the conference, Descartes announced its Excellence and Innovation Awards to recognize customers and partners that have demonstrated and achieved great results, have successfully launched transformational initiatives and/or used Descartes’ solutions in innovative ways that deliver high return on investment and rapid time-to-value. The Excellence and Innovation Award winners were:

  • American River
  • ANCLA Logistik GmbH
  • Coates Hire
  • Estes Express Lines
  • Ocean Commerce
  • Restoration Hardware
  • Richards Building Supply
  • Schneider Transportation Management
  • The Home Depot

Evolution 2018 brings together industry-leading transportation and logistics services providers, freight forwarders, customs house brokers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors and mobile services companies from around the world. The conference enables participants to engage with Descartes’ leadership, domain experts, ecosystem partners and industry thought leaders, and to network with other customers to maximize the value they are getting from their existing solutions, learn about new solutions and understand industry best practices.