Customs Compliance

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Learn how GHY streamlines customs clearance and shipment management with Descartes

Meet Regulatory Requirements and Keep Shipments Efficiently Moving Across Borders

Streamlined Compliance
A powerful platform for managing declaration and security filing submissions
Customer Visibility
A white labelled portal and automated email notifications to help provide world-class customer service
Duties & Taxes
Accurate and up-to-date database of duty and tax data
Advanced Analytics
Electronic record keeping and audit trail to help demonstrate reasonable care
Robust Accounting
Powerful, integrated, multi-divisional financial tools and reporting
Denied Party Screening
Comprehensive denied, restricted, and sanctioned party screening

Because of the constant flow of duty, tariff, and sanctions changes, customs compliance and clearance processes have never been more critical and complex.

Descartes helps LSPs successfully navigate cross-border trade. From customs declarations to advanced security filings, we are a long time innovator in customs compliance. Our solutions are specifically designed for freight forwarders and customers brokers and proven to help increase filing productivity and performance. Descartes freight forwarding and customs compliance technology delivers a world-class user experience with seamless compliance to move goods across borders.

— Len James, Chief Financial Officer, The John S. James, Co.

“In addition to the ACE enhancements, we're also pleased with the complementary offerings from Descartes. Services such as denied parties screening and global trade content support our ability to deliver a comprehensive and differentiated service experience.”


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Additional Resources

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U.S. Section 321 Type 86 Resource Center 
Learn how to take advantage of this customs entry type for low-value shipments
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Descartes Enables Successful Submission of First Import Declaration on the United Kingdom’s New Customs Declaration System

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