Let's face it . . . keeping up with shipping demands in a global economy isn't the easiest thing to do.
Sometimes an overly simplified shipping system just isn't capable of getting the job done, at least not at the level of quality that you and your customers have come to expect.
To meet the challenges of twenty-first century global product delivery, you need something that is more than a shipping solution. You need a logistics solution that coordinates the delivery of freight from your warehouse to any location in the world.
Descartes logistics software describes itself as a federated, global logistics network. Their mission is to bring together transportation carriers, logistics service providers (i.e. NVOCCs, freight forwarders, air cargo forwarders, truck carriers), customers and shipping authorities in a unified, shared service environment.
Descartes' key product offering is their Resources in Motion Management System (RiMMS). It is a single source solution that manages freight inventory, conveyance assets, people and shipping documents. But more importantly, RiMMS facilitates collaboration among stakeholders and simplifies adherence to standard business processes.
Global Trade Compliance
Descartes' federated platform and Global Logistics Network (GLN) create an integrated operational data flow for shipping anywhere in the world. The system ensures cargo security and customs declaration compliance as well as import/export trade compliance. A rules-based engine, collaborative data collection, user-defined dashboard, event management and global filing reporting functionality round out Descartes' global trade compliance features.
Supply Chain Execution
Descartes deliberately creates a system for end-to-end shipment management. Its trading partner connections integrate your shipping procedures with one of the largest networks of transportation carriers and logistical service providers in the world – the network includes 90+ air, 30+ ocean, 1400+ truck carriers and an assortment of regulatory agencies. Rate management and freight audit features give logistics professionals the ability to make informed decisions on pricing and routing for your shipments.
Mobile Resource Management
Mobile resource management tools contained in the Descartes logistics software application make it possible to track your shipments in real time, and to conduct advanced reporting and analysis tasks. With web-based access, you'll always have the ability to monitor your shipments no matter where you are located.