Our Data Specialists Know Global Markets
From our founders who started the company in 1992 with the goal of accurately documenting import and export transactions across the Americas and around the world, to our trade data specialists and business development managers who combine on-the-ground knowledge of markets with professional experience in key industry verticals, ours is a truly international team.
Together, we have built and continue to maintain the world’s largest searchable trade database. We have harnessed best-in-class technologies to create a state-of-the-art web portal that puts this unique resource at our customers’ fingertips.
We have achieved leadership in providing international trade data covering countries in the Americas, Asia and the European Union, as well as U.S. maritime commerce as documented by bills of lading.
Our software satisfaction is highly rated on G2
G2 is a leading software review platform used by major companies, including Fortune 500 organizations, to make better technology purchasing decisions. We are proud to be recognized by our customers with 5-star ratings on G2 for Descartes Datamyne’s excellent performance, ease of use, value add, industry leadership, and all-round satisfaction.
Our Customer Service is Individualized
Each customer account is assigned one of our expert U.S.-based trade data specialists to provide individualized service and support. Optional online training is offered at no charge by our customer care team. Researchers are also available to develop customized reports based on unique specifications.
Our Data is Verified and Subject to Strict Quality Control
Our ISO-certified data center in Montevideo, Uruguay, ensures that the database of over a billion records adheres to the highest standards for accuracy and completeness. All data is cross-checked against multiple sources and verified against prior months and prior years. In addition, shipment counts are audited with carriers.
Our Data is Timely
U.S. shipment data is updated daily upon receipt from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The online database is updated with Datamyne’s value-added fields daily. International census data is available to Datamyne customers from one to two months (depending on government policy) after receipt from official sources.
Our Data Coverage is Multi-National and Multi-Dimensional
Descartes Datamyne’s global trade databases cover more than 170 countries across 5 continents, including North and South America, the European Union and the UK, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, India, Australia among many others. Access to the data is available via our online application with a range of tools to facilitate rapid analysis.
Our Comprehensive U.S. Trade Data is the Latest Available Anywhere
U.S. bill of lading import trade data is gathered from U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). Import shipments are available in our online application as soon as 24 hours after CBP clearance. House and Master bills of lading can be searched simultaneously or separately with no duplication of shipments.
U.S. bill of lading export trade data is collected from CBP’s Automated Export System (AES) and Document Imaging System (DIS) by ocean carrier, and available online as soon as 14 days after export from the U.S. The bill of lading data sets are complemented by U.S. Census District and Port trade statistics.
Our Historical Data Provides for Longer-Term Trends Analysis
U.S. import and export trade data is available from 2004 and 2008 respectively, while historical data for most Latin American countries is available from 2007, providing the foundations for long term trends and other analysis.