Fast implementation supports customs compliance and provides rapid return on investment (ROI)

Trans-Border Global Freight Systems, Inc. is streamlining shipment management and United States customs entry submission across its operations with Descartes' OneView™ Forwarder Enterprise and Customs House Brokerage (CHB) solution. The solution supports end-to-end planning and execution of international shipments, including leveraging system data to prepare and submit customs entries and cargo security filings to US Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Why Descartes for Customs House Brokerage (CHB) Solution?

Mark Schmidt, Director of Operations at Trans-Border Global Freight Systems, Inc. chose Descartes for the dedication and hands-on experience offered by our solution implementation team. “Descartes' experienced local implementation team has been exemplary in supporting us at every step.”

Another benefit of choosing Descartes is the ability to quickly configure and implement a solution specific to the needs of a business. For Trans-Border Global Freight Systems, this benefit was felt immediately. “The speed at which we've implemented Descartes' solution is truly impressive," said Schmidt. “This benefits our organization globally and bolsters our success with rapid time-to-value.”

A Complete Forwarder Enterprise and Customs House Brokerage (CHB) Solution

With Descartes' OneView, shipment-related data used by the forwarder operations modules can be used to pre-populate customs entries, which significantly improves efficiency and accuracy. Robust accounting capabilities are fully-integrated into the solution to streamline billing, payment and financial reporting processes. Descartes' OneView also includes optional web-based customer facing visibility tools that display shipment milestones, customs status messages and key performance indicators (KPIs) to support higher levels of customer service.

Descartes is focused on delivering solutions that enhance operations and deliver rapid return on investment for brokers and forwarders of all sizes. We understand that effective shipment management and efficient customs compliance are mission critical functions for our customers and our domain experts are dedicated to customer success with a focus on quick implementations. What do you look for in a complete Forwarder Enterprise and Customs House Brokerage solution? Let me know your thoughts in the comments section below.

Written by George Manolis

Vice President Product Management Broker & Forwarder Enterprise Systems at Descartes