[Waterloo, CANADA] The Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX, TSE:DSG),
a provider of global Internet logistics solutions, and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young,
one of the largest management and IT consulting firms in the
world, have forged an alliance to provide B2B Internet fulfillment solutions
to multiple industries, including high tech, telecommunications, consumer
packaged goods, retail and automotive.
Under the agreement, the companies will engage in joint marketing,
sales and operations activities to further accelerate the growth of
Descartes’ Global Logistics Network and strengthen Cap Gemini Ernst &
Young’s global presence.
The new partners will use Descartes’ DeliveryNet technology and Cap
Gemini Ernst & Young’s consulting services to build a high
performance fulfillment network. The DeliveryNet solution will enable
clients to rapidly connect their trading partners to one network,
providing end-to-end visibility and an accelerated flow of goods
throughout their logistics networks.
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young will provide the client companies with
systems integration, implementation, project management, and training
for the Descartes technology.
“We have designated Descartes as a Strategic Global Alliance Partner
of Cap Gemini Ernst & Young because they are the global leader in
Internet logistics,” said Phil Robers, Global Supply Chain leader at
Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.
“Descartes has enabled organizations in multiple industries to undergo
rapid transformations to the Internet. Descartes’ Global Logistics
Network is now undergoing accelerated growth, with rapid adoption by
companies around the world. Our alliance will leverage the core
capabilities of each organization to benefit the global logistics
Todays announcement updates earlier agreements between Descartes,
Cap Gemini, and Ernst & Young that were announced prior to the
acquisition of Ernst & Young’s Consulting Services by Cap Gemini.
This latest agreement is more global and comprehensive in scope than
the earlier agreements, establishing Descartes as a Premier Global
Partner of Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.