B2B Connectivity & EDI Messaging

Improve Productivity & Collaboration with Trading Partners through a Powerful Digital Network

On-demand Web Seminar
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In the News
Descartes acquires STEPcom and strengthens its B2B supply chain integration capabilities
Universal Logistics
Customer Success Story
Carestream Health simplifies its global purchasing and inbound visibility with Descartes

Descartes is an Industry Leader for Real-time Multimodal, Inter-Enterprise Electronic Data Exchange

The Descartes Global Logistics Network™ connects hundreds of thousands of parties globally to seamlessly translate, transform, and transmit business critical data and documents

Logistics Messaging
Multimodal network to transact with carriers and receive shipment statuses
Commercial & B2B Messaging
Connect trading partners to enhance order-to-cash and procure-to-pay processes
Customs Messaging
Streamline compliance with certified connections to customs authorities around the world
API Connectivity
Unlock the power of real-time data exchange with API (Application Programming Interface) connectivity

Connect, Collaborate and Comply with Trading Partners, LSPs, Carriers and Governments

From the most advanced messaging techniques, such as APIs, to EDI and “low-tech” portal solutions, Descartes offers customers the flexibility to effectively share data and documents electronically.

The Descartes AS4 solution is certified by the EC.


Reduction in Business
Cycle Time

Reduction in Manual Transaction Costs

Improvement in
Data Quality

"Descartes' Global Air Messaging Gateway will streamline information and provide Norwegian with an effective air cargo communications platform that will help us manage shipments more efficiently as we continue our growth."
— Bjørn Erik Barman-Jenssen, Head of Cargo, Norwegian
"Electronic communications standards are different in North America and Europe. As an existing Descartes customer, we were able to quickly augment our existing Descartes GLN deployment to implement the new protocols and message sets to effectively communicate with our international retail and distribution customers in the USA."
— Frans Pannekoek, ‘Bean to Bar tender' and responsible for the Supply Chain at Tony's Chocolonely

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Descartes Real-time Unit Load Device (ULD) Visibility

ULDs are valuable assets in any air carrier’s widebody operation. With a tagged ULD, Descartes offers real-time tracking to the freight contained in ULDs, tracking coverage in over 1,300 locations, and access ULD status anytime, anywhere.

Additional Resources

Lagerhäuser AG
Customer Success Story
Scandinavian Tobacco Group seamlessly exchanges data with trading partners with Descartes.
B2B WP Card
White Paper
Read why B2B communications is a critical key for success in today’s modern supply chains.
infographic B2B connectivity
The top reasons why B2B supply chain visibility is more important than ever.

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