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Today Bestrane hosted a Leadership Breakfast for 45 business leaders at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel in Auckland New Zealand. Attendees from many of New Zealands biggest and innovative companies attended to hear keynote speaker Ken Wood, Senior VP Product Management from Descartes Systems Group. Ken, who was named ‘Pro to Know’ in the Supply & […]

MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA, November 25, 2013 – Bestrane Group Sears, Restoration Hardware, Home Depot and others turn to Descartes We spent a few days speaking with customers and resellers at Descartes’ annual conference last week in Miami. Retailers are under pressure from Amazon and Wal-Mart to match same-day and next-day delivery options. Our sense from customer […]

MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA, November 13, 2013 – Bestrane Group Today at The Descartes Evolution 2013 Global User & Partner Conference both Bestrane, and Bestrane customer Woolworths, were honoured with awards. The Evolution 2013 Global User & Partner Conference brings together industry leading transportation and logistics services providers, customs house brokers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors and mobile services […]

MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA, October 10, 2013 – Bestrane Group Bestrane Group is pleased to announce the availability of MobileDock Anywhere, a simplified user interface for Descartes Dock Appointments, which may be accessed through most common internet browsers. Bestrane had surveyed the Dock Appointments users, and based upon feedback, went about developing MobileDock Anywhere, with help from […]

MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA, October 2, 2013 – Bestrane Group David Sanders, managing director of Bestrane, is interviewed by Anna Game-Lopata in Supply Chain Magazine’s August 2013 edition. Anna questions David about the philosophy behind setting up Bestrane, how Bestrane delivers value to customers, and features Bestrane’s relationship with Woolworths. To download the full article click here. First […]

Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Woolworths, Australia’s largest retailer, has deployed Descartes Route Planner™ and cloud-based Descartes Mobile™ with The Bestrane Group, a Descartes ‘United by Design’ partner in Australia, to support increased growth of its online grocery business. Full press release can be found here.

Sell more. Spend less. Enhance the customer experience. What IF you could give your customers the ideal home delivery experience and do so without increasing your costs? Break through the noise about same-day, next-day, time windows, value-added services at the point of sale, and more. Learn how leading retailers are leveraging technology to transform logistics […]

MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA, April 22, 2013 – Bestrane Group SecondBite, an innovative not for profit organisation that collects surplus food that would otherwise go to waste and distributes it to agencies for people in need, is getting more food delivered with fewer kilometres thanks to optimising vehicle routes with Bestrane’s fully hosted On Demand Route Optimisation […]

The Dock Appointments Survey conducted by Bestrane has now closed, and results are being analysed. The response from Carriers, Suppliers, and Retailers using Dock Appointments ( to book delivery slots into our customers facilities has been overwhelming. Close to 1,000 responses were received. “We believe this is the first such survey conducted in Australia, and […]