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Descartes Acquires Exentra
Since righting its ship in 2004 or so, Descartes Systems Group (DSG) has made nearly 20 tuck-in acquisitions to address the needs of multi-modal logistics

freight terms  of local carrier and freight forwarder landscape), languages, duty and tax regulations, accounting practices, and even industry languages (vernaculars, data interchange standards, etc.) before an ideal single logistics system of record is attained, uniting all trading partners. Descartes’ acquisitions tend to not only increase its customer base, but also extend its functional footprint and geographic presence. The acquisition of Exentra Transport Solutions Limited , a leading UK-based provider of

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freight terms  chain constraints, such as freight, duty, and tax. In this way, the buyer can determine a true margin—some customers have reportedly realized 50 -250 basis points in decimal improvements just by understanding an accurate landed cost and making better decisions around the source of supply. Omnichannel Complexity With the rise of omnichannel retail, the costing problem has become even more complex, as impact must be understood by channel and market. The margin opportunity with multichannel is Read More

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