Mercator joins Descartes’ programme

Descartes Systems Group, a federated global logistics network, announced that Mercator, a global provider of technology solutions, has joined Descartes’ United by Design programme to offer broader services to its airline and transportation industry air freight community around the world. Mercator provides an integrated backoffice air cargo management solution which frees cargo airlines from the […]


Descartes Systems Group, a federated global logistics network, announced that Mercator, a global provider of technology solutions, has joined Descartes’ United by Design programme to offer broader services to its airline and transportation industry air freight community around the world.

Mercator provides an integrated backoffice air cargo management solution which frees cargo airlines from the restrictive ties of traditional legacy-based systems. Combined with Descartes’ federated Global Logistics Network and value-added air messaging and electronic booking applications for the air freight industry, Descartes says that Mercator can now offer additional solutions to help automate and streamline the shipment process resulting in reduced costs and overall improved operational efficiency. These solutions include electronic logistics data interchange (EDI) messaging, electronic booking capability, Cargo 2000, customs filing and compliance solutions.