Descartes Systems Group (NASDAQ:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Tazedirekt.com, an Aslanoba Gıda company and one of Turkey’s most innovative online grocery retailers, has selected Descartes’ advanced home delivery solution to manage next-day delivery operations for fresh dairy and meat products. LA Software Group, a Descartes United by Design partner in Turkey, will lead the implementation process at Tazedirekt.com.
"Tazedirekt.com is a unique, vertically-integrated grocery retailer that controls the end-to-end supply chain, from the farm to the kitchen. By removing intermediaries, we ensure that our meat and dairy products provide the highest quality and the best value for our customers," said Hakan DOĞRU, COO at Aslanoba Gıda A.Ş. "Descartes’ home delivery solution helps streamline and optimize the delivery process from appointment scheduling through to proof-of-delivery (POD) in order to maximize customer service in a cost-effective manner."
Developed by working with leading retailers around the world, Descartes’ home delivery solution uniquely combines three key elements:
· advanced continuous delivery appointment and route optimization technology;
· functional capabilities that address the entire delivery lifecycle, from delivery appointment scheduling, delivery route planning, execution and dispatch, GPS-enabled mobile tracking, gathering POD and delivery status notifications; and
· an enterprise class, web-based architecture that connects and synchronizes all of the internal and external parties involved in the delivery process.
Descartes’ solution enables retailers to profitably offer customers significantly more delivery and value-added service options at the point of order. It also provides greater control over delivery execution helping to ensure an overall positive delivery experience that serves as a foundation for higher customer loyalty.
"We’re pleased to work with our partner, LA Software Group, to provide the technology backbone supporting home delivery operations for Tazedirekt.com’s online grocery business," said Lee Karlinsky, VP, Alliances & Corporate Accounts at Descartes. "Our market-leading home delivery solution helps retailers across the globe to be more competitive, better manage their logistics costs and provide differentiated customer service."