Descartes Acquires Rock Solid
Strengthens Ecommerce Shipping Capabilities on the Global Logistics Network
WATERLOO, Ontario, June 6, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Descartes Systems Group (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired Rock Solid, a leading provider of ecommerce multi-carrier parcel shipping solutions.
Rock Solid provides its cloud-based multi-carrier parcel shipping solutions directly to small-, medium- and large-sized ecommerce shippers, as well as logistics services providers. The Rock Solid platform helps customers streamline their ecommerce supply chain and reduce transportation costs by automatically importing orders, comparing carrier rates, printing shipping labels for all major carriers, and tracking through final delivery. The platform is even more powerful with its integrations to leading ecommerce marketplaces, ERP providers and supply chain platforms.
“We remain committed to serving the ecommerce market and we believe that scale matters. Combining with Rock Solid adds ecommerce domain expertise, advanced parcel shipping technology and a community of ecommerce shippers,” said Andrew Rosko, EVP Commercial Operations at Descartes. “Many of today’s ecommerce small and medium retailers will be the major enterprises of tomorrow, and our integrated ecommerce shipping and fulfilment solutions are designed to help these businesses through all phases of growth.
“Rock Solid complements our significant recent investments in the ecommerce fulfilment and shipping space,” said Edward J. Ryan, Descartes’ CEO. “We welcome the Rock Solid customers, employees and partners to the Descartes community and, together, look forward to helping the community manage the full lifecycle of domestic and international ecommerce shipments.”
About Descartes Systems Group
Descartes (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com.