WATERLOO, ON – Descartes Systems Group has acquired Aljex Software, which provides back-office systems for freight brokers and transportation providers, for US $32.4 million in cash.
Aljex boasts about 400 North American customers who make 3 million freight moves a year, automating their business processes and creating electronic documents needed for the moves.
Waterloo, Ontario-based Descartes supplies 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 other logistics processes.
Aljex integrates with ProMiles for accurate and reasonably priced truckload mileage calculations. Users can now access ProMiles within the Aljex application to calculate the miles of a given load for pricing and dispatch.
Rand McNally’s MileMaker and IntelliRoute products now integrated with Aljex hosted software