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Plumbing, Heating Products Giant Relies on Descartes Solutions in U.K.

Wolseley (Group Services) Limited, reportedly the world's largest specialist trade distributor of plumbing and heating products and a top supplier of building materials to professional contractors in North America and Europe, has selected Descartes' solutions for logistics planning and execution for its U.K. operations.
Specifically, it plans to use Descartes' transportation and delivery management solutions for customer delivery reservation, delivery route planning and vehicle dispatch.
"Having an industry leader like Wolseley select Descartes after a comprehensive pilot illustrates the quality of our solutions and people, and our ability to demonstrate and deliver value to customers," says Arthur Mesher, CEO of Descartes. "We look forward to a long-term relationship with Wolseley to help them deliver to their customers."
The Descartes Systems Group Inc., Waterloo, Ont., provides on-demand, software-as-a-service delivery management solutions for transportation, logistics, manufacturing, retail, distribution and service provider enterprises. Descartes delivers trading partner connectivity and document exchange, route planning, wireless dispatch, rate management, inventory and asset visibility, transportation management and warehouse optimization solutions for industries such as retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, transportation, distribution and third-party logistics.
Visit www.descartes.com.

Wolseley (Group Services) Limited, reportedly the world's largest specialist trade distributor of plumbing and heating products and a top supplier of building materials to professional contractors in North America and Europe, has selected Descartes' solutions for logistics planning and execution for its U.K. operations.
Specifically, it plans to use Descartes' transportation and delivery management solutions for customer delivery reservation, delivery route planning and vehicle dispatch.
"Having an industry leader like Wolseley select Descartes after a comprehensive pilot illustrates the quality of our solutions and people, and our ability to demonstrate and deliver value to customers," says Arthur Mesher, CEO of Descartes. "We look forward to a long-term relationship with Wolseley to help them deliver to their customers."
The Descartes Systems Group Inc., Waterloo, Ont., provides on-demand, software-as-a-service delivery management solutions for transportation, logistics, manufacturing, retail, distribution and service provider enterprises. Descartes delivers trading partner connectivity and document exchange, route planning, wireless dispatch, rate management, inventory and asset visibility, transportation management and warehouse optimization solutions for industries such as retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, transportation, distribution and third-party logistics.
Visit www.descartes.com.