Keep late shipments & demurrage fees at bay with
Ocean Container Visibility

Whether you’re a shipper, freight broker, or third-party logistics provider, Descartes MacroPoint can help you regain control of your ocean carrier and container shipments.

Our Advanced Ocean Visibility lets you track and trace your containers in real time, giving you the visibility to make smarter business decisions, and confidently command your operations.

A single connection to 80+ ocean carriers and 500+ ports & terminals

MacroPoint’s Advanced Ocean Visibility allows you to keep the entirety of your ocean freight operations efficient, cost-effective and operating as planned.

Slash wait times and delays

With a live picture of your ocean freight operations, you can replan around potential delays, and stop losing time to port congestion, bottlenecks, detention, demurrage, and more.

Command your freight, control your costs

Having greater control of your ocean freight enables you to avoid some of the most burdensome costs, from the rates of ocean cargo and shipper owned containers, to detention and demurrage fees.

Automatic identification system (AIS) data

MacroPoint’s Advanced Ocean Visibility is easy to use, and quick to deliver value. New users can get started with little to no training at all.

Less labor, less hassle

Advanced automation means you can cut costs, time and the endless disputes that come with manual processes, and put your resources to more profitable use.


US Customs import status monitoring

Our integrated US Import Customs data integration incorporates over 50 Customs responses, including filing status, holds, ISF filing, and customs release.

Intelligent at-risk alerting

Get continuous alerts, updates and notifications on your containers as they move. So you always know where your freight is.

Data from one reliable source

No need for multiple platforms to see what’s happening with your sea freight. Descartes MacroPoint consolidates all the data you need in one place.

Reduce risk with predictive ETAs

With real-time ocean cargo visibility and smart prediction of arrival times, you can set the right expectations for your customers, and meet them successfully.

Get a handle on your files

Descartes MacroPoint organizes all your key shipping and carrier details, from historical data to contact info. So it’s all there for you when you need it.

Eurochoice Success Story

“Using Descartes MacroPoint, we now have a platform for tracking the movement of our high value ocean shipments. It’s not only boosted the customer experience, but also saves significant time identifying the correct shipment status. This allows us to invoice customers much faster than without shipment visibility, which improves our liquidity.”

Cees Mostert

Co-Founder and Owner, Eurochoice

How it works?

Getting started with Descartes MacroPoint is easy and seamless—no matter how complex your network, or how big your objectives. Our dedicated success teams make it simple.

Learn more about our enterprise solutions

Descartes MacroPoint is purpose built to provide end-to-end visibility through every stage of the transportation journey, all from a single provider.