Descartes 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. Descartes has over 220,000 connected parties using its cloud-based services. 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.

Waterloo, CA
Size (employees)
938 (est)
Descartes was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Waterloo, CA

Descartes Office Locations

Descartes has offices in Waterloo, Toronto, Ottawa, Windsor and in 36 other locations
Waterloo, CA (HQ)
120 Randall Dr
Reading, GB
194 King St
Bredbury, GB
Horsfield Way
Totton, GB
Salisbury Road Totton Salisbury Rd
Chippenham, GB
9 Avon Reach
Murten, CH
69 Freiburgstrasse
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Market capitalization (21-Sep-2017)

2.1 b

Closing share price (21-Sep-2017)

Descartes's current market capitalization is $2.1 b.
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Descartes Labs raises $30 million Series B for its brand of geospatial analytics

 Descartes Labs is announcing a $30 million Series B this morning in a large round led by March Capital. This comes just three months after one of Descartes’ largest competitors, Orbital Insight, closed its own $50 million Series C with Sequoia. Both Descartes and Orbital are playing in the emerging…

Descartes Labs raises $30 million to better understand Earth with AI

Descartes Labs, a company that provides information about Earth derived from satellite imagery, announced today that it raised $30 million in a series B round led by LA-based March Capital. Crosslink Capital, Cultivian Sandbox, and other investors who previously provided funding to Descartes also pa…

One of Descartes’ most famous ideas was first articulated by a woman

The 17th century thinker René Descartes is seen as the father of modern philosophy: A man who was entirely original, whose work marked a clear…

Descartes Labs opens its geospatial analysis engine to a handful of lucky developers

 It’s easy to forget that even with the fanciest of machine learning models, we still need humans in the trenches cleaning input data. Descartes Labs, a startup that combines satellite imagery with data about our planet to produce insights and forecasts, knows this all too well. The company ended up…

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