Descartes Systems Group has developed enhanced route-management software with location-based service (LBS) capabilities. The enhanced LBS technology is part of Descartes' Delivery Management Suite. It includes new mapping capabilities that utilize expanded road data, historical traffic patterns, real-time traffic information and point-of-interest attributes. According to Descartes, the new technology results in improved map content, greater planning fidelity and improved map-rendering speeds for the vendor's on-demand route-management systems. Descartes offers a variety of software applications for transportation and logistics management. Its customers include airlines, ocean carriers, freight forwarders and third-party logistics providers, as well as manufacturers, retailers and distributors.
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