DALLAS, Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ChemicalInfo, providers of the most comprehensive online databases for chemical and pharmaceutical companies and those who do business with them, now offers waterborne import-export information based on bills of lading filed with U.S. Customs. The trade data is made available through Descartes' Datamyne cloud-based global trade content and market intelligence solutions.
ChemicalInfo has provided searchable import and export trade data since 2014. A 2016 customer survey revealed high interest in expanded search capabilities and other enhanced features. Under the new licensing agreement with Descartes, ChemicalInfo subscribers can search two full years of import and export data covering U.S. companies and their trading partners in over 230 markets for shipments of specific chemical products. Subscribers can also view and download the details of individual shipments.
This powerful combination gives ChemicalInfo subscribers access to company-specific details of import and export activities, including total volumes and estimated values, information essential to making astute sourcing decisions.
"We maintain a very high customer retention rate by consistently listening to our subscribers and quickly responding to their needs," states Ernie Cote, the company's CEO. "Working with Descartes is a great example of this. Our customers wanted enhanced trade data matched by chemical specific names instead of by broad HS categories. Descartes' Datamyne trade content can deliver this. We're excited to work closely with them this year to meet our customers' requests."
"We are thrilled to provide our trade data to ChemicalInfo subscribers to help them evaluate new chemical suppliers, says Brendan McCahill, Sr. VP of Trade Data Content at Descartes. "Our trade information helps mitigate supply chain risk and improve supply chain efficiency."
ChemicalInfo subscribers can access the current trade data within the Directory of World Chemical Producers (DWCP) and PathFinder. For more information, please visit ChemicalInfo online here.
ChemicalInfo has been the global information resource for buyers and sellers of chemicals and pharmaceuticals for over 40 years. Our integrated products include the Directory of World Chemical Producers (DWCP), PathFinder, FinishedForms and ContractMFG. Along with the expertise of ChemicalInfo's in-house Research Department, each product allows users to have access to comprehensive data and a better user experience by streamlining the sourcing, sales and marketing process of finding accurate producer and contact information. For more information, visit www.ChemicalInfo.com.
Descartes (Nasdaq: DSGX) (TSX:DSG) is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use our modular, software-as-a-service solutions to route, schedule, track and measure delivery resources; plan, allocate and execute shipments; rate, audit and pay transportation invoices; access global trade data; file customs and security documents for imports and exports; and complete numerous other logistics processes by participating in the world's largest, collaborative multimodal logistics community. Our headquarters are in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada and we have offices and partners around the world. Learn more at www.descartes.com. Datamyne was acquired by Descartes on December 23rd, 2016. For more information about Datamyne, visit http://www.datamyne.com/.
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