The Descartes Global Logistics Network™


The Descartes Global Logistics Network™ (Descartes GLN™) manages the real-time flow of commercial, logistics, customs and product information. It connects hundreds of thousands of logistics and transportation, manufacturing, distribution, retail, government, and ecommerce businesses in over 160 countries.


The Descartes Global Logistics Network™

The Flow of Information Between Trading Partners is as Important as the Movement of Goods


We help standardize, digitize and automate multi-party buy -> sell -> ship -> pay processes.  These complex processes involve a broad range of communication protocols and business documents that can span the buyer and seller of goods, transportation providers, logistics intermediaries, customs authorities and other supply chain participants across diverse geographies and technical sophistication.

  • Connect trading partners faster through standardized connections
  • Meet unique data and processing requirements
  • Improve data timeliness and completeness
  • Increase the value of information moving throughout the enterprise

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

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