Descartes Solutions for Air Cargo

Delivering Innovation for Air Carriers, Ground Handling Agents (GHAs), and Logistics Service Providers Worldwide

Descartes is the industry leader in providing the broadest range of innovative technology across all logistics and supply chain participants in the air freight industry. Our solutions are transforming how air carriers, Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) and Ground Handling Agents (GHAs) track cargo and mail, realize deeper insight into the status and condition of goods, better manage and utilize equipment, and meet regulatory and industry program requirements.

Descartes Has Solutions Across All Air Cargo Supply Chain Stakeholders

Offering the Broadest Range of Software & Solutions for the Air Freight Industry

For more than 30 years, Descartes has spearheaded innovation air cargo industry. It is the scope of Descartes' service offerings that sets us apart. From tracking the movement of freight, to visibility and status messaging, digitizing processes, advanced security filing and customs compliance, to trading partner connectivity, Descartes is the global leader advancing and evolving the air cargo industry through best-in-class technology.

Air Shipment Management
Digitizing and streamlining operational workflows to better manage air imports and exports

Cargo Security Compliance
Ensuring compliance with air cargo security mandates by leveraging electronic messaging

Air Shipment & Equipment Tracking & Monitoring
Using BLE-enabled devices to track assets such as ULDs and pallets and the condition of air cargo

Air Messaging
Connecting parties and systems across the air cargo supply chain

Customer Success Stories

Etihad Cargo

Etihad Cargo Enhances Air Shipment Visibility Using Combined Solution from Descartes and Jettainer


Menzies Aviation

Menzies Aviation is Expanding Its Real-time Air Tracking Network with Descartes


DHL Aviation

DHL Aviation Standardizes Electronic Communication for Air Freight Transportation with Descartes


Worldwide Flight Services

Worldwide Flight Services Deploys Descartes’ Bluetooth Tracking Technology for Real-time Visibility


National Airlines

National Airlines Streamlines Mail Transportation with Descartes Velocity Mail Solution


Cathay Pacific

Cathay Pacific Provides Customers with Advanced Real-time Shipment Tracking with Descartes


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Learn how Descartes Advanced IoT technology can be deployed across multiple air cargo use cases to drive up visibility and protect assets.


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Josh Smith, host of the AviationPros Podcast, speaks to Descartes’ Scott Sangster about how the air cargo industry can use BLE technology to help combat the global shortage of ULDs and pallets.
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Resource Center
Learn more about Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) compliance

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Descartes expands IoT network for air shipment and asset tracking, and condition monitoring
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How Innovation Led Digitalization Revitalized the Air Cargo Industry

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