CUSTOMS Info June 2014 Newsletter

CUSTOMS Info June 2014 Newsletter

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Read about how CUSTOMS Info was acquired by Descartes in our June 2014 newsletter.

We are contacting you with exciting news. On June 2, 2014, Descartes Systems Group, a global leader in logistics technology, announced that it has acquired Customs Info.

With your support, we have been able to build and grow a quality business. By working together with Descartes, we see an opportunity to build on our success by becoming part of a larger organization with a similar focus, a broader set of solutions and greater resources. While we look forward to the future opportunities that the combined organization brings, our immediate and paramount focus will be to continue to deliver high-quality service to you.

Descartes is a public company (Nasdaq:DSGX, TSX:DSG) with a long history in logistics and supply chain technology, and is continuously growing with notable financial success and a strong balance sheet. The company is headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada with offices and partners around the world delivering services to more than 10,500 customers in more than 160 countries.

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As a Descartes customer, you now have access to world’s premier global logistics community – the Global Logistics Network - which helps improve the performance and productivity of logistics operations around the world. As part of this community,you will now have access to a broader range of solutions via Descartes’ Logistics Technology Platform to improve transportation management, rate management,fleet management, in-transit inventory visibility, and more.

You can also continue to expect the high-quality support youhave grown accustomed to receiving from CUSTOMS Info:

  • High Quality Service - We will maintain our focus on outstanding service for all of our customers and partners. Your key Customs Info contacts will remain the same and will continue to discuss your service needs with you. Descartes, like Customs Info, believes that customer success drives our company’s success. This will ensure that the high quality service you have come to expect will continue to meet your needs.
  • Innovation and Development - We will continue to be innovators providing comprehensive trade data content and services. With more resources at our disposal, we expect to expand our capabilities to meet your growing need to drive efficiency in your operations.

The combined CUSTOMS Info/Descartes team looks forward to continuing to work with you. We will be contacting you soon to update you on our progress as a combined entity. For more information about Descartes, please visit In the meantime, if you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact us.


Ron Lackey                       Ed Ryan
CUSTOMS Info   Descartes Systems Group

Ci Updated Content

Here are the updates made since our last newsletter. These are available in CUSTOMS Info and in all of our available file formats:

  • Argentina (AR)
  • Belarus (BY)
  • Brazil (BR)
  • Canada (CA)
  • El Salvador (SV)
  • Iceland (IS)
  • Indonesia (ID)
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of (IR)*
  • Kazakhstan (KZ)
  • Mexico (MX)
  • Nicaragua (NI)
  • Russian Federation (RU)
  • Taiwan (TW)
  • Vietnam (VN)

*Newly added country

Does your organization require EU Export Measures?

This data is coming soon in all formats. EU Import Measures are already readily available.

Please contact your representative for details.

Upcoming Trade Show Appearances

AAEI Conference and Expo in Minneapolis, MN

This year's AAEI conference, appropriately themed, "A Fresh Perspective," will feature discussions about global issues such as what America is like as a trading partner, trade with challenging countries, difficult issues in trade, the direction of U.S. trade policy, and the current state of Beyond the Border.

Come see us at Booth 60

Date: June 16-18, 2014

Location: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel 1300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55403

Register Online at:

Intro to Customs Info

Please join our upcoming free webinar to learn more about the Customs Info online research tool. The webinar will be an introductory overview of the site, highlighting its main features and capabilities. Customs Info is the premier source for easily searchable global trade content, with over 600,000 combined US and EU Binding Rulings, access to tariffs of over 150 countries, and thousands more trade related resources for both importing and exporting. Among the many custom features of the site are specialized tools for calculating duties and taxes, researching Anti-dumping and Countervailing duties, and assigning ECCN codes for export control, making Customs Info an unmatched resource in the trade industry. Join our introductory webinar and learn more about everything Customs Info has to offer.

Log into your CI subscription* and follow along with the training to get the most out of the session.

Friday, June 27, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT

Customs Info New (and Old) User Training Webinar

Please join our upcoming Customs Info training webinar, designed to introduce new users to the basic features and functionality of the CI online research tool. Even if you have been a CUSTOMS Info user for some time, you will find some hidden gems that you might not have known about. The overview will include many of the Standard subscription features, such as the CI Search tab and Research Tools, along with aspects of the Premier tools. This webinar will be a valuable training resource to both new users learning to navigate the site, and existing users in need of a refresher course.

Log into your CI subscription* and follow along with the training to get the most out of the session.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT

*If you don't have a CUSTOMS Info Subscription, sign up for a 2 week free trial today. some restrictions may apply

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