Checkpoint Therapeutics Appoints Christian Béchon to its Board of Directors

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc. (“Checkpoint”) (NASDAQ: CKPT), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of novel treatments for patients with solid tumor cancers, today announced that it has appointed Christian Béchon to its Board of Directors.

James F. Oliviero, President and Chief Executive Officer of Checkpoint, said, “I am very pleased to welcome Christian to Checkpoint’s Board of Directors. His experience as Chairman and CEO of LFB S.A., a major European biopharmaceutical company with global operations, will make him a valuable addition to our Board. We look forward to leveraging Christian’s expertise as we continue to advance toward pivotal Phase 3 clinical trials next year.”

Mr. Béchon brings more than two decades of business experience to Checkpoint. He is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ChB Consultants, a privately held life science consultancy company. From 2006 to 2017, Mr. Béchon was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LFB S.A., a French biopharmaceutical company with more than €500M in annual revenue. Previously, he was Senior Advisor for the Boston Consulting Group in 2005 and 2006. Earlier in his career, he held various positions in the French government, including Chief of Staff to the Minister for Public Health and Health Insurance. From 2000 to 2004, he was Deputy Chief of Staff to the Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry. He is a graduate of the École Centrale des Arts et Manufactures engineering school, Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris and École Nationale d’Administration. Mr. Béchon is a member of Quantum Genomics’ (ALQGC) Board of Directors and has been a Board member of private companies in the USA, Mexico and Europe. He has received numerous awards and medals, including the Knight of the French Legion of Honor and the French National Order of Merit.

“I am delighted to join Checkpoint and offer my perspective in this exciting time of expansion at the company,” said Mr. Béchon. “I appreciate the opportunity to bring my global business and finance experience and industry contacts to Checkpoint to help the company achieve its milestones.”

About Checkpoint Therapeutics
Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc. (“Checkpoint”) is a clinical-stage, immuno-oncology biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of novel treatments for patients with solid tumor cancers. Checkpoint is evaluating its lead small-molecule, targeted anti-cancer agent, CK-101, in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial for the treatment of patients with EGFR mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). In addition, Checkpoint is currently evaluating its lead antibody product candidate, CK-301, an anti-PD-L1 antibody licensed from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, in a Phase 1 clinical trial in checkpoint therapy-naïve patients with selected recurrent or metastatic cancers. Checkpoint plans to develop CK-301 as a treatment for patients with NSCLC and other solid tumors. Checkpoint is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit www.checkpointtx.com.

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Company Contact:
Jaclyn Jaffe
Checkpoint Therapeutics, Inc.
(781) 652-4500
ir@checkpointtx.com

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Managing Director, LifeSci Advisors, LLC
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Radware Simplifies Cloud WAF Management and Allows for Intelligent Decision Making With Advanced Analytics

Newest Innovation Delivers Security at Scale with Advanced Analytics Capabilities

MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, has introduced Application Analytics for its Cloud WAF Service. This new feature simplifies management of WAF events by taking a massive volume of raw security alerts and consolidating them into a small, manageable set of recurring user activities, which security administrators can easily address. The Advanced Analytics feature is now available to all Radware Cloud WAF customers.

“Security systems are generating tens of thousands of alerts per day, inundating security professionals and preventing them from focusing on high-priority alerts that require attention,” said Haim Zelikovsky, Vice President of Cloud Business at Radware. “Our Application Analytics feature addresses these issues with visibility, precision, and control leading to rapid troubleshooting. It allows users to optimize security policies, speed-up processes, and reduce exposure.”

Radware’s Cloud WAF Application Analytics employs advanced machine learning and big-data analysis algorithms to detect recurring patterns within log data, and converting them into actionable user activities, providing visibility, precision, and control over events. With large amounts of security events condensed into a manageable set of activities, Radware Application Analytics provides simple, easy-to-understand explanations of security events; context on application behavior, including why certain events are blocked or allowed; and a display of key activity details including recurrence and usage trends over time. The result is fast and effective response with a level of control providing security administrators with a frictionless operational experience.

“We are always looking for new ways to innovate, iterate and create the highest value products for our customers,” Zelikovsky added. “We received excellent feedback from our Cloud WAF customers that participated in beta testing. They felt that the Analytics feature really helped them understand what security events are generated by malicious activity that Radware’s Cloud WAF Service blocks, how to fine-tune their security policies to eliminate false positives, and the meaning of security events with straightforward explanations.”

For more information on Radware’s Cloud WAF Service and its Application Analytics feature, please visit: https://www.radware.com/products/cloud-waf-service/.

About Radware

Radware® (NASDAQ: RDWR), is a global leader of cyber security and application delivery solutions for physical, cloud, and software defined data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio secures the digital experience by providing infrastructure, application, and corporate IT protection and availability services to enterprises globally. Radware’s solutions empower more than 12,500 enterprise and carrier customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business continuity and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down. For more information, please visit www.radware.com.

Radware encourages you to join our community and follow us on: Facebook, LinkedIn, Radware Blog, SlideShare, Twitter, YouTube, Radware Connect app for iPhone® and our security center DDoSWarriors.com that provides a comprehensive analysis on DDoS attack tools, trends and threats.

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Eta Compute Launches Machine Learning Platform with Ultra-Low-Power Consumption for Edge Devices

Exhibiting at Arm TechCon, the company will demonstrate the latest in artificial intelligence including autonomous learning.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eta Compute Inc., a company dedicated to delivering machine learning to mobile and edge devices using its revolutionary new platform, today announced the availability of its latest machine learning SoC that includes autonomous learning. Named TENSAI®, this ground-breaking product performs image classification, keyword spotting, and wakeup word detection that redefines the standard for ultra-low power embedded solutions.

“I know machine learning on tiny, cheap battery powered chips is coming,” said Pete Warden, Google Technical Lead of TensorFlow. This will open the door for some amazing new applications.”Eta Compute TENSAI® Chip

The TENSAI chip includes the third generation of Eta Compute’s delay insensitive logic which enables products to reliably operate at the lowest supply voltage resulting in the lowest power consumption.

Other unique features of this SoC include:

Eta Compute’s own kernel for spiking neural network (SNN) and CNN minimizes operations and lowers power consumption
Autonomous Learning of speech, image, and other data where classification occurs on the data without labels enabling advances in the broad area of anomaly detection on systems where failure modes are unknown or data difficult to obtain
Image classification application consuming only 0.4mJ per picture, a 30X power reduction over recently published results
Always-on wakeup word application which consumes 500uA during classification or 50uA during silence meeting strict requirements for wearables and battery-operated consumer electronics

“Our patented hardware architecture (DIAL™) is combined with our fully customizable algorithms based on both CNN and SNNs to perform machine learning inferencing in hundreds of microwatts,” said Nara Srinivasa Ph.D., CTO of Eta Compute. “These are being sampled to customers who are integrating them into products such as smart speakers and object detection platforms to deliver machine intelligence to the network edge.”

The processor is trainable using the popular TensorFlow® or Caffe® software and Eta Compute’s custom kernel further optimizes the trained model. TENSAI uses a tightly integrated DSP processor and microcontroller architecture for a significant reduction in power for embedded machine intelligence. This solution can support a wide range of applications in audio, video, and signal processing where power is a severe constraint as in mobile devices, wearable, industrial sensing, and camera markets.

Furthermore, for real world scenarios for which readily labeled data is scarce or unavailable, our autonomous learning algorithms can extract actionable intelligence despite this limitation. This makes Eta Compute’s solution much broader in scope including intelligence for devices that harvest energy in remote environments.

Eta Compute SoC with machine learning is sampling now with mass production expected in Q1 of 2019.

About Eta Compute
Eta Compute was founded in 2015 with the vision that the proliferation of intelligent devices at the network edge will make daily life safer, healthier, comfortable and more convenient without sacrificing privacy and security. Its recently launched DIAL™ technology is the world’s lowest power embedded compute platform and is a natural architecture to support event driven neuromorphic learning and machine intelligence for portable devices. For more information visit EtaCompute.com or contact the company via email at info@etacompute.com.

Contact:
Phyllis Grabot, Corridor Communications, Inc.
805.341.7269 / phyllis@corridorcomms.com

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LeddarTech Expands its Engineering Expertise and Accelerates its Design Roadmap to Meet Market Demand

LeddarTech accelerates the development of its automotive LiDAR development platform, through organizational enhancements and the investment in two new engineering facilities in Toronto, Canada, and in Linz, Austria.

QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech, which develops a high-performance, cost-efficient solid-state LiDAR development platform for the automotive industry, is pleased to announce that it has greatly increased its automotive and semiconductor expertise through the hiring of two groups of world-class engineers to complement the existing engineering division. The company has recently expanded its operations to accommodate this growth in its new research and development office in Linz, Austria, as well as in its new Automotive Center of Excellence in Toronto, Canada.

This key expansion brings to the Linz research and development office highly specialized engineering resources focused in microelectronic activities in support of the company’s LeddarCore systems-on-chip (SoC) integration programs.

In Toronto, the Automotive Center of Excellence (opening on October 29, 2018) will accommodate a team of automotive industry experts entirely dedicated to enabling active safety and autonomous driving solutions, with core expertise that includes, namely, vision sensors and fusion, machine learning and deep learning, software development, system engineering and ISO 26262 compliance.

“LeddarTech is proud to attract top talent and our investment in world-class technical expertise in Linz and Toronto is a testament to our commitment to delivering the most versatile, flexible and architecturally scalable LiDAR development platform in the industry to our customers,” stated Charles Boulanger, CEO of LeddarTech. Mr. Boulanger added, “We are excited to have these experienced engineers on board and are confident that these highly skilled and qualified technical individuals will take LeddarTech’s automotive LiDAR development platform solutions to the next level by accelerating design and time to market.”

“These senior automotive and semiconductor experts bring with them valuable experience and know-how in developing automotive-grade solutions that meet the industry’s stringent FUSA requirements,” stated Antonio Polo, LeddarTech’s Vice-President of Engineering. Mr. Polo continued, “This new expertise also supports our long-term technology development roadmap and enhances the organization’s capability to support our customers’ LiDAR solutions through the integration of our unique Leddar Engine for autonomous driving applications.”

About LeddarTech
LeddarTech is an industry leader in the development of the most versatile and easy-to-use automotive LiDAR development platform based on the unique Leddar Engine, which consists of a suite of automotive-grade and functional safety certified SoCs working in tandem with Leddar SP software. The company is responsible for several technological innovations in cutting-edge mobility remote-sensing applications. Automotive active safety, autonomous driving, intelligent transportation, inner-city fleet vehicles, and more, are being enhanced using patented LeddarTech technologies.

Additional information about LeddarTech is accessible at www.LeddarTech.com, and on LinkedIn, Twitter or YouTube.

Contact: Daniel Aitken, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, LeddarTech
Tel.: +1-418-653-9000 ext. 232 Daniel.Aitken@Leddartech.com

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Nasdaq Launches ESG futures in the Nordics

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) today announced the launch of futures based on the recently launched OMXS30 ESG Responsible index (OMXS30ESG). The product is the first exchange listed and ESG compliant index future in the world.

“In recent years we have seen institutions increase efforts to integrate sustainability into their investment strategies, with the Nordic region being in the forefront of this trend,” says Alessandro Romani, Head of European Equity Derivatives at Nasdaq. “Those looking to invest in a more sustainable way need more investment products based on established and liquid indexes. Our existing OMXS30 index future contract is among the most traded in Europe and we expect to see the same interest for the ESG version.”

The OMXS30ESG Index was developed in cooperation with a number of leading Nordic asset managers, including Swedbank Robur.

“At Swedbank, innovation and constant development are an important part of the business, and it is in our interest to participate in and influence product development. Sustainability screening is applied in more and more funds, and we see a great need from our customers that we have sustainable investments – therefore we are pleased to see that Nasdaq is being responsive for customer needs and we think the OMXESG will be successful,” says Magnus Linder, responsible for derivative trading at Swedbank Robur.

The OMXS30ESG Index and the Futures tracking it are the latest in a number of recent Nasdaq Nordic initiatives aimed at making it easier for investors of all sizes to invest and manage risk in a more sustainable way. In March 2017, Nasdaq launched an ESG reporting guide for listed companies in the Nordic and Baltic region, followed by a one year ESG pilot program, where Nasdaq guides 36 participating companies on how to report on ESG. This year, the Nasdaq Sustainable Bond Market, the world’s second largest in terms number of bonds listed, was expanded into Finland while a segment for sustainable bonds aimed also at retail investors was launched in Sweden.

The OMXS30ESG Futures are available for trading on Nasdaq Stockholm starting today. Nasdaq is planning to launch corresponding ESG indexes for its two other Nordic benchmark indexes, the OMXC25 in Denmark and the OMXH25 in Finland in the near future.

About Nasdaq
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 100 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world’s securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to approximately 4, 000 total listings with a market value of approximately $14 trillion.

To learn more, visit: http://business.nasdaq.com

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Applift ได้เปลี่ยนภาพลักษณ์ของบริษัทใหม่โดยการรวมเข้ากับ UA เป็นครั้งแรกและเจาะเป้าหมายใหม่โดยการเสนอนักโฆษณาโทรศัพท์มือถือ

แนะนำการแก้ไขปัญหาเส้นทางการโฆษณาโทรศัพท์มือถือ

เบอร์ลินและ ซานฟรานซิสโกและโซล ประเทศเกาหลีใต้และบังกาลอร์ ประเทศอินเดีย, Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Applift คือบริษัทโทรศัพท์มือถือและเทคโนโลยีการโฆษณา ได้ประกาศการเปลี่ยนแปลงภาพลักษณ์บริษัทใหม่ภายใต้คำโปรยที่ว่า “ประสิทธิภาพของโทรศัพท์มือถือที่แท้จริง” เพื่อรองรับการแก้ปัญหาใหม่ การโฆษณาเส้นทางของโทรศัพท์เคลื่อนที่ที่มุ่งเน้นด้านผลลัพธ์ของประสิทธิภาพที่ผ่านการคิดค่าโฆษณาต่อการกระทำ (CPA) การเปลี่ยนแปลงภาพลักษณ์ใหม่นั้นประกอบด้วย โลโก้ใหม่ การออกแบบเว็บไซต์ และข้อความของแบรนด์ในการรองรับวิธีของบริษัทที่มอบประสิทธิภาพพร้อมกับเส้นทางทั้งหมดของลูกค้าที่รวมเข้ากับการแสวงหาผู้ใช้และการเจาะเป้าหมายใหม่เพื่อมอบ ROAS ที่สูงที่สุดสำหรับนักการตลาดของโฆษณาโทรศัพท์มือถือ

ด้วยการวางตำแหน่งใหม่ เส้นทางการโฆษณาโทรศัพท์เคลื่อนที่ของ Applift กำจัดวิธีการทำงานของแคมเปญการพัฒนาผู้ใช้แอพโทรศัพท์มือถือและการเจาะเป้าหมายของแคมเปญที่แยกออกไป โดยการให้นักโฆษณาชำระเงินให้กับลูกค้าที่ได้รับ มากกว่าชำระเงินให้แก่ผู้ใช้ที่ไม่ได้เข้าร่วมหรือไม่ได้เปิดใช้งานแล้ว เส้นทางการโฆษณาโทรศัพท์มือถือของ Applift ได้กำหนดราคาตามประสิทธิภาพในรูปแบบที่สมบูรณ์ที่สุด โดยให้นักโฆษณาเชื่อมต่อกับผู้ใช้และเปิดใช้งานเพื่อให้เป็นลูกค้าที่ภักดีและมีส่วนร่วม การเพิ่มของรายได้ในการโฆษณาได้ใช้และให้แบรนด์มีผลลัพธ์ที่เป็นจริงบนรูปแบบราคาของ CPA

“อุตสาหกรรมการโฆษณาโทรศัพท์มือถือเป็นสิ่งที่ต้องการเป็นอย่างมากของรูปแบบที่มี ROI ที่มุ่งเน้นไปที่ช่องทางทั้งหมดและขับเคลื่อนการใช้งานของลูกค้า” Tim Koschella CEO ของ Applift กล่าว “Applift เป็นบริษัทโฆษณาโทรศัพท์มือถือแห่งแรกและแห่งเดียวที่ให้รูปแบบ CPA ที่มีประสิทธิภาพที่แท้จริงสำหรับลูกค้าใหม่และลูกค้าเข้าร่วมอีกครั้งหนึ่ง เรายินดีและภูมิใจที่เสนอให้ลูกค้าของเรามีการเสนอที่รวมการชำระเงินเฉพาะผลลัพธ์ที่เป็นจริงเท่านั้น ในอุตสาหกรรมที่ยังคงขึ้นอยู่กับรูปแบบราคาแบบเก่าอยู่เป็นอย่างมาก”

เส้นทางการโฆษณาโทรศัพท์มือถือที่มุ่งเน้นเรื่องการปรับประสิทธิภาพผ่านช่องทางทั้งหมด โดยเริ่มจากการเข้าหาลูกค้าที่ต้องการ รับผู้ใช้รายใหม่ การเปลี่ยนผู้ใช้รายใหม่เป็นลูกค้า และการทำให้ลูกค้ามีส่วนร่วมอีกครั้งอย่างต่อเนื่อง

การเปลี่ยนแปลงภาพลักษณ์ใหม่ของ Applift เป็นการตอบสนองทางตรงในการเปลี่ยนแปลงการโฆษณาโทรศัพท์มือถือในช่วงปีที่ผ่านมาที่ได้ให้แบรนด์และนักการตลาดต่างๆ ด้วยตัวชี้วัดระดับสูงแต่อาจจะมีจำนวนคุณภาพหรือลูกค้าที่เข้าร่วมน้อย ในการดูการออกแบบและการเสนอของ Applift แบบใหม่ โปรดไปที่ www.applift.com

เกี่ยวกับ Applift
Applift เป็นผู้นำบริษัทเทคโนโลยีโทรศัพท์เคลื่อนที่ควบคุมธุรกิจเพื่อให้เชื่อมต่อกับลูกค้าที่เปิดใช้งานเป็นที่แรกๆ ของโลก โดยการสร้างแพลตฟอร์มของรุ่นใหม่สำหรับนักโฆษณาในการเข้าถึงและเปลี่ยนแปลงลูกค้าของโทรศัพท์มือถือ วิธีการแก้ไขปัญหาของ Applift คือการออกแบบเพื่อมอบผลลัพธ์ในทุกจุดของเส้นทางของลูกค้า โดยผ่านเส้นทางการโฆษณาโทรศัพท์มือถือของ Applift นักโฆษณาของแอพทั่วทั้งโลกสามารถเชื่อมต่อกับเป้าหมายลูกค้าได้ ได้รับลูกค้าใหม่และเปิดใช้งานและเข้าร่วมผู้ใช้ที่มีอยู่อีกครั้งเพื่อกลายเป็นลูกค้าอย่างแท้จริง

ข้อมูลติดต่อ: 
Alexis Roberts
Blast PR สำหรับ Applift
alexisr@blastpr.com
805-886-8511

Teradyne Announces New TUGX Global Seminars

Innovative new seminar series will offer advanced ATE knowledge and training to more customers around the world

NORTH READING, Mass., Oct. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Teradyne, Inc. (NYSE:TER), a leading supplier of automated test solutions, announced its new TUGX Global Seminars to be held annually throughout Asia, Europe and the US.

The new seminar series combines and replaces the annual Teradyne Users Group (TUG) Conference and the company’s series of Global Device Seminars. The new TUGX Global Seminars will enable Teradyne experts to connect with more customers to share new instrument information, software capability, and best practices for test applications.

“As we listened to customer feedback and analyzed what was working for each of our programs, we determined that it was time to combine the best elements of each program into this series of globally accessible events,” said Jason Zee, Vice President and General Manager of SOC Business Group at Teradyne. “The TUGX Global Seminars will enable us to reach many more customers all over the world, with content focused on their unique training and informational needs, in locations that are easily accessible to them.”

Beginning September through December 2019, the TUGX Global Seminars will be held in over 20 locations around the world as one day events. The content will be provided in multiple tracks designed around the needs of the local customer base.

All TUGX 2019 locations will be announced in January 2019. In addition, a TUGX Customer Advisory Board is being launched to help identify key content needs of our customers.

There will also be an online TUGX Community launched after the 2019 seminars to enable customers to connect with presentation authors to ask questions and continue the dialog.

For more information, visit teradyne.com/support/training/tugx-global-seminars.

About Teradyne
Teradyne (NYSE:TER) is a leading supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications. Teradyne Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) is used to test semiconductors, wireless products, data storage and complex electronic systems, which serve consumer, communications, industrial and government customers. Our Industrial Automation products include collaborative robots used by global manufacturing and light industrial customers to improve quality and increase manufacturing efficiency. In 2017, Teradyne had revenue of $2.14 billion and currently employs approximately 4,500 people worldwide. For more information, visit teradyne.com. Teradyne® is a registered trademark of Teradyne, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries.

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Tyres On The Drive Offers Customers Dynamic Appointment Self-Scheduling with Descartes

LONDON, Oct. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announces that UK-based mobile tire-fitting company, Tyres on the Drive, now offers delivery appointment self-scheduling online using Descartes’ dynamic appointment scheduling and route planning solution. The offering provides a differentiated customer experience while improving the productivity of Tyres On The Drive’s fleet and technicians.

“To enhance our customers’ experience, we wanted to offer them the ability to self-select their appointment, but base options presented on specific business parameters that enable us to operate as efficiently as possible,” said Ray Fernandez, CEO at Tyres On The Drive. “We deployed Descartes’ solution because of its proven ability to interact with the customer during the buying process to provide optimised, real-time appointment booking.”

Tyres On The Drive offers consumers a mobile tire fitting service at a location and time of their choice, with appointments available seven days a week from 8am – 8pm. The company employs approximately 100 technicians and operates a fleet of 70 vans across the UK, who will carry out approximately 150,000 jobs in 2018. Descartes has helped to replace the company’s largely manual, contact centre based appointment booking process.

As part of Descartes’ Routing, Mobile, and Telematics suite, the appointment booking solution deployed at Tyres On The Drive determines the best delivery options to present to a customer during the buying process. These options are dynamically derived and economically scored based upon multiple variables, such as job location; proximity to other scheduled jobs; estimated job time; order size; and road speeds and other restrictions. The solution’s flexibility allows distributors, retailers and other delivery organisations to offer different appointment window sizes and value-added services. These important features help drive revenue for Tyres On The Drive by providing appointment flexibility and adoption of incremental services.

“Tyres On The Drive is an innovative business and an excellent example of how using real-time optimized appointment booking can help turn the customer experience into a competitive advantage,” said Pól Sweeney, UK Vice President of Sales at Descartes. “We’re able to help our users not only do a better job serving their customers with our solution, but also run their delivery operations more efficiently at the same time.”

About Tyres On The Drive
Tyres On The Drive is a mobile tyre-fitting company that allows customers to book online or over the phone and have new tyres fitted, or punctures repaired, at any suitable location of their choice, whether that’s at home, at work or even at the gym! We’re proud to be different: we’ve long believed that the purchase and fitting of tyres doesn’t have to be a drawn out, inconvenient and laborious process where the customer has to fit around the static hours of a garage. Our mobile fitting units make sitting around in a cold garage a thing of the past. Now you can be at home or at a work getting on with the things that are important to you, while our expert technicians deal with your tyre fitting. While tyres are our passion, we know that they’re not necessarily yours, so we try at every stage to remove any pain and replace it with a friendly and knowledgeable service that we know our customers love.

About Descartes Systems Group
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.

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Mavi Silveira                                                                                           
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