WATERLOO, Ontario. Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that Rotech Healthcare has selected Descartes’ cloud-based  Route Planner™ On-demand solution to automate planning, dispatch and data collection processes for its fleet delivering medical equipment and services to patients across the U.S.

“Quality care and managing patient outcomes are at the core of our business. Our distribution and logistics operations play an integral role in our ability to deliver on this commitment,” said Tim Pigg, President & CEO at Rotech Healthcare. “As the current tide of healthcare reform adds more margin pressure to the home medical equipment (HME) industry, we are making significant technology investments to increase efficiency and drive down unnecessary logistics costs without sacrificing high quality service for our customers.”

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