Real-time Visibility

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Why Visibility Matters
Freight Visibility is Important - Understand the competitive advantages & benefits
Visibility Overview
View, predict and communicate status for all transportation modes

Improve Control & Deliver Exceptional Service with Real-time Tracking and ETAs Across Transportation Modes and Borders

For manufacturers, retailers and distributors, Descartes can provide a comprehensive visibility and a control tower view across supply chain operations from purchase order to proof of delivery.

Descartes enables LSPs to offer real-time visibility as a differentiating, valued-added service to end-customers while helping improve control of transportation operations and costs.

Descartes MacroPoint™
Industry leading multimodal freight visibility platform for shippers, brokers and 3PLs
Descartes Visibility & Event Management™
Provides line-item level visibility across multiple modes of transportation covering PO through POD processes
Descartes Advanced Ocean Tracking™
Gain insight on the location of all shipments at every stage of the ocean shipment journey
Air Shipment & Equipment Tracking & Monitoring
Bluetooth-enabled real-time tracking of international mail, parcel and air cargo shipments

Integrated View of Transportation, Inventory, Customs Status, and Carrier/Supplier Performance

Descartes integrated visibility platform is powered by The Descartes Global Logistics Network™ (Descartes GLN™), the world’s largest network of carriers and trading partners. By leveraging the Descartes GLN, shippers and logistics services providers can view, track and analyze shipment data.

Customer Success

Yellow Diamond Logistics implemented the combined cloud-based solution of Descartes Aljex™ transportation management system (TMS) with Descartes MacroPoint™ for real-time load visibility and AI-driven capacity sourcing.
Coyote Logistics, a UPS Company, has deployed the Descartes MacroPoint™ freight visibility solution to enhance shipment visibility. 
Transportation One was able to unlock operational efficiencies, deliver visibility across the entire freight journey, and meet customers’ growing expectations for transparency.

— Perry Falk, Senior Vice President, Carrier Operations at Nolan Transportation Group

"Descartes MacroPoint is a vital piece of both our carrier and customer operations at Nolan Transportation Group. Our customers can opt to get real-time visibility on every shipment we move. The drivers for our carriers can provide location updates with minimal interactions while in-transit, leaving us with happier carriers who can focus on driving safely.”


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Additional Resources

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Supply Chain Visibility
Albertsons improved inventory management to ensures product integrity with real-time visibility
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Bahr Transportation
Bahr Transportation implemented the cloud-based Descartes Aljex™ transportation management system (TMS), seamlessly integrated with Descartes MacroPoint™ for real-time freight visibility, load tracking, and automated capacity sourcing.
ACL Airshop Success Story
Modernizing Real-time Air Cargo Asset Tracking with ACL Airshop and Descartes

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