Descartes Systems Group Acquires Computer Management USA
By: Descartes Systems Group April 10, 2014
Descartes Systems Group, a provider of information systems technology for logistics, has acquired Computer Management USA, a U.S.-based specialist in security filing and air-cargo management services for airlines and their partners.
Computer Management helps air carriers to streamline the security filing and customs-clearance processes, both directly and through coordination with ground handlers and container freight stations. Descartes chief executive officer Edward J. Ryan said the deal will give Computer Managementís customers access to a wider geographic range of customs filing and other value-added services, drawing on Descartesí Global Logistics Network. Computer Management has offices in Florida and New York. The purchase price of the acquisition was $6.6m, Descartes said.