Descartes acquires Impatex

The UK’s largest and oldest-established customs and freight forwarding software company, Impatex has been acquired by US-based Descartes Systems. Owned by its founder, Peter Day, who launched the company in 1980 and was joined in the business by his wife Sue in 1982, Impatex provides its iCE (Integrated Customs for Europe) Customs processing system for high-volume forwarder users which is progressively replacing its well-established Customs Manager predecessor, in use by hundreds ... [+]

Drinks with ICE

The Impatex Customs processing system has added a Registered Excise Dealers and Shippers feature. It comes in response to a request from one of Impatex’s largest and longest-standing customers that wanted to migrate away from a self-developed legacy REDS system. Impatex MD Peter Day said: “Although the REDS facility is only ... [+]

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