ATLANTA, Feb. 07 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX: DSG), the global leader in unifying logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Atlantic Tire Distributors, based in Edenton, North Carolina, use Descartes’ cloud-based route planning solution to improve the efficiency of its delivery operations to wholesale customers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
“Reliable delivery service has been the cornerstone of building strong customer relationships for more than three decades,” said Ron Causey, General Manager of Atlantic Tire. “With new manufacturing partners, two additional warehouses and a larger sales team, we have grown significantly in the past few years alone. Investing in Descartes’ technology to replace manual practices is a critical step that will help us scale distribution efficiently so we can continue to provide the convenient and accurate product delivery our customers expect.
Descartes’ integrated routing and mobile solution provides an easy and affordable way to plan, optimize, dispatch routes, track and monitor delivery fleets in real time. For intensive delivery companies, like Atlantic Tire, the solution creates delivery efficiencies and improves customer service by optimizing delivery routes and managing their execution through a real-time mobile app used by the driver. Drivers also use the mobile app to capture proof of delivery (POD) details. Real-time SMS or email notifications keep customers updated on delivery progress to improve customer experience.
“We are delighted that our solution is helping Atlantic Tire improve the efficiency and responsiveness of its growing distribution operations,” said James Wee, general manager of routing, mobile telephony and telematics at Descartes. “Across various industries, automating manual processes is imperative for organizations to scale efficiently and focus their employees on higher value work that improves financial performance and customer experience. With Descartes’ innovative routing solution, companies have the technology to achieve consistently high levels of delivery performance, improving customer experience and minimizing distribution costs.
About Atlantic Tire Distributors
Atlantic Tire Distributors is a turnkey wholesale partner for tire retailers in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Our competitive pricing, quality programs, strong inventory, and reliable delivery service are the foundation that helps us build strong relationships with our customers. For more information, visit www.atlantic-tire.com.
Descartes (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX: DSG) is the world’s leading provider of on-demand software solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular software-as-a-service solutions to route, plan, track, and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, verify and pay transportation bills; access global trade data; submit customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complement many 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 about www.descartes.comand join us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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