Descartes Systems acquires Scancode

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Descartes Systems Group, a global on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) logistics solutions provider, acquired privately-held Scancode Systems Inc. (, a developer and integrator of carrier-compliant parcel and less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping solutions, in an all-cash transaction.

Scancode provides its customers with a system that scales from the loading dock to the enterprise, providing up-to-date rates that allow the customer to both make efficient shipment decisions and comply with carrier manifesting and labelling requirements. Scancode’s strength is in helping to manage small parcel shipments with postal services, a variety of small-package delivery carriers and over 150 LTL carriers. Scancode also has supporting warehouse and automated data collection functionality.

Scancode adds more than 500 members to Descartes’ Global Logistics Network, including, parcel carriers, regional LTL truck carriers as well as numerous manufacturers, retailers and distributors.