Descartes Systems Group, Inc., incorporated on May 22, 1981, is focused on logistics and supply chain management business processes. It's a provider of on-demand, cloud-based SaaS solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. The Company focuses on serving transportation providers such as air, ocean and truck modes; logistics service providers such as third-party logistics providers, freight forwarders and customs brokers and distribution-intensive companies. Its Logistics Technology Platform unites approximately 172,000 parties as of April 6, 2014, allowing them to transact business while leveraging a broad array of applications designed to help logistics-intensive businesses thrive. The Logistics Technology Platform is a combination of a network, applications and a community. It is the technology infrastructure that the Company's customers and their trading partners use to extend the command of their logistics operations. The Logistics Application Suite offers a wide array of modular, cloud-based, interoperable web and wireless logistics management applications. These solutions delivers value for a range of logistics intensive organizations whether they purchase transportation, run their own fleet, operate internationally or locally, or work across air, ocean and ground transportation. The Company's comprehensive suite of solutions includes: Routing, Mobile and Telematics; Transportation Management; Customs & Regulatory Compliance. The Company competes with application software vendors such as RedPrairie and JDA Software; middleware vendors like Software AG; enterprise resource planning software vendors like SAP AG, Oracle Corporation: other business application software vendors like Manhattan Associates, Inc., Roadnet Technologies Inc., Telogis and Ortec. Apart from those, the Company also competes with Fleetmatics, Omnitracs, XRS, Trimble Navigation, Kleinschmidt Incorporated, among others.