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Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions that

 improve the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular, solutions to optimise routes, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multi-modal transport and logistics community.

The Descartes Product profile includes:

  • Route optimisation and route planning.
  • Mobile Applications (proof of delivery etc).
  • Third party Transportation management - Manage purchased transportation process effectively to improve control and visibility whilst reducing complexity and cost.
  • Road transport Compliance management - Smartanalysis, tachograph analysis and SmartLicence, driving licence and driver CPC verification with DVLA.
  • Descartes CustomsInfo - A suite of solutions to help improve efficiency, increase visibility and achieve higher trade compliance rates, while reducing risk and duty spend.
  • Denied Party Screening - Quickly and efficiently screen customers, suppliers and trading partners against a comprehensive database of international restricted and denied party lists.
  • Global Logistics Network Services - Connect, communicate and collaborate.
  • Broker & Forwarder Enterprise Systems - Handle more shipments with less overheads
  • e-Customs Filing & Regulatory Compliance solutions - Descartes’ European Customs Suite gives international freight forwarders and shippers a single Customs Platform to import and export freight across European borders and beyond. 

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Registered Office:

Earlstrees Court, Earlstrees Road, Corby
Northants, NN17 4AX
Main Switchboard: 01536 740100

Company Registration Number: 2629347 
(A Company Limited by Guarantee)
Charity Registration Number: 1004963

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