Real-time Visibility

MacroPoint Trucks at Dock
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
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

Verso Corporation Verso Corporation is a leading American-owned and operated producer of graphic, specialty, and packaging paper and market pulp, with a long-standing reputation for quality and reliability.
Coyote Logistics, a UPS Company, has deployed the Descartes MacroPoint™ freight visibility solution to enhance shipment visibility. 
Sun-Glo improved real-time freight visibility for potato shipments

— 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
Talking Logistics
Making a Difference: Talking Logistics Video Episode with Capital Logistics, Echo Global Logistics & Descartes
ACL Airshop Success Story
Modernizing Real-time Air Cargo Asset Tracking with ACL Airshop and Descartes

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