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Virgin Atlantic Cargo Enhances Performance with Descartes’ Cloud-Based Global Air Messaging Solutions

07-Jun-2013
Virgin Atlantic Cargo Enhances Performance with Descartes’ Cloud-Based Global Air Messaging Solutions
Waterloo, Ontario – May 30, 2013 - Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Virgin Atlantic Cargo, a leading global air carrier, is successfully using Descartes’ cloud-based Global Air Messaging Gateway solutions to help standardize and automate its air cargo processes supporting higher levels of customer satisfaction.

“Using Descartes as our sole electronic messaging provider, we benefit from increased transparency and improved efficiency across our air cargo operations,” said Gill Launders, Head of Corporate Services at Virgin Atlantic Cargo. “Descartes’ Global Air Messaging Gateway helps support our ability to better manage shipments and effectively fulfill our customers’ expectations.”

Descartes’ Global Air Messaging Gateway is based upon Descartes’ cloud-based Global Logistics Network (GLN). The GLN provides its members with a wide array of value-added services that span the entire shipment management process, from contract management, to freight bookings, shipment tracking, security and trade compliance filings, and more.

“We’re pleased that our broad offering of air cargo solutions helps the world’s leading air carriers to connect to their trading partners and regulatory organizations to improve performance and drive higher levels of customer satisfaction,” said Jan Markill, EMEA Sales Director at Descartes. “Virgin Atlantic Cargo is a valued customer, and we’re excited to support them in enhancing performance and driving high levels of customer satisfaction.”