Descartes Acquires InterCommIT

Adds European B2B integration-as-a-service network provider to logistics technology platform

Waterloo, Ontario—Nov. 2, 2011—Descartes Systems Group, a logistics technology company that unites business in commerce, acquired InterCommIT, a Netherlands-based provider of business-to-business (B2B) integration-as-a-service.

The InterCommIT network serves more than 800 customers by helping trading partners connect and collaborate to seamlessly exchange data electronically.

Regardless of size or technological sophistication, InterCommIT customers have achieved operational excellence by increasing automation, improving logistics precision, reducing implementation times and accelerating the return on their investment.

“By adding InterCommIT’s technology and services to our logistics technology platform, our customers have access to a broader scale and scope of document-critical functionalities that are key to efficient supply chain and logistics operations,” said Edward Ryan, chief commercial officer at Descartes. “In particular, InterCommIT expands Descartes' network capabilities, enhances our logistics application footprint in Web EDI, e-invoicing, e-document, and e-catalogue solutions, and adds a large number of European retailers and suppliers to our logistics community.”

More than 800 InterCommIT customers will now have access to Descartes’ logistics technology platform, where a community of more than 35,000 trading partners connect and collaborate to reduce costs, improve service and comply with customs and transportation regulations.