Our Leading Importer Security Filing Software for Inbound Ocean Security ISF Filings

Descartes Importer Security Filing™ (Descartes ISF™) Connect service is part of the Descartes Global Logistics Network™ (Descartes GLN™), which enables the world’s leading transportation providers to connect to their trading partners and reliably exchange information to drive delivery performance and high levels of customer satisfaction. The Descartes GLN helps companies better manage their end-to-end shipment management processes, track inventory, meet regulatory requirements, optimize fleet performance, and effectively communicate with their logistics partners.

The Descartes Importer Security Filing Software enables customers to gather the complete data set for the ISF filing in their own systems for submission to U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP). The service transmits the data for each ISF filing and provides a status of that filing via electronic message for posting in the customer’s own system. All transmissions are via the Descartes GLN with a secure connection to (CBP).


  • Ideal for large organizations with existing infrastructure
  • Fully comply with all ISF (10) & ISF (5) validations
  • Integrated filing of data elements to CBP via your existing applications
  • Secure, reliable connection to CBP via the Descartes GLN
  • EDI, XML, Flat File handling via the Descartes GLN to reduce mapping requirements on internal IT resources
  • E-alert e-mail service to proactively address problem filings