WATERLOO, Ontario, May 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (TSX:DSG) (Nasdaq:DSGX) announced that the following matters, as set out in more detail in its Management Information Circular dated May 1, 2018, were considered and voted on by shareholders at the annual meeting of shareholders held on Thursday, May 31st, 2018 in Cambridge, Ontario (the “Meeting”).

General

The total number of common shares of the Corporation represented in person or by proxy at the Meeting was 67,973,164 which represented 88.49% of the 76,814,800 common shares of the Corporation that were outstanding as of the Record Date for the Meeting, being, April 23, 2018.

Election of Directors
On a vote by ballot, each of the following 8 nominees proposed by management was elected as a director of Descartes:

Director NomineeNumber of Votes
FOR
Number of Votes
WITHHELD
Percentage of
Total Votes FOR
David Beatson66,757,766296,36199.56%
Deborah Close66,967,71486,43199.87%
Eric Demirian65,720,8041,333,32398.01%
Chris Hewat57,985,8099,068,31886.48%
Dennis Maple66,964,53189,59699.87%
Jane O’Hagan 66,921,106133,02199.80%
Edward Ryan66,936,964117,16399.83%
John Walker66,967,36486,76399.87%

Appointment of Auditors

KPMG LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants and Licensed Public Accountants, were appointed as the auditors of the Corporation until the close of the next annual meeting of shareholders or until their successors are appointed.  Voting was conducted by a show of hands.

Number of
Votes FOR
Number of
Votes
WITHHELD
Percentage of Total
Votes FOR
67,881,97889,98699.87%

Say-On-Pay

On a vote by ballot, the “Say-On-Pay” resolution proposed by management of the Corporation was approved.

Number of Votes
FOR
Number of Votes
AGAINST
Percentage of
Total Votes FOR
62,873,8914,180,18493.77%

About Descartes

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, and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter

Descartes Investor Contact:
Laurie McCauley (519) 746-6114 x202358
investor@descartes.com