Providing compliance solutions that reduce risk and foster growth

Bolster your compliance practices with cost-effective software solutions from Descartes Visual Compliance™

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A History of Providing Robust and Affordable Compliance Solutions

In 1981, the year we were founded, we firmly believed that technology would play a leading role in managing the complexities of international trade. At the time, even technological processes weren’t fully automated, which made having industry experience and expertise all the more important.

Today, our suite of flexibly priced compliance software solutions, make it possible for customers of all sizes to securely meet the compliance demands of globalization and its related regulatory challenges while staying ahead of geopolitical risks and achieving optimal compliance.​

Committed to Compliance for tomorrow—today.

Providing a family of regulatory and trade compliance solutions that allows organizations to more easily conduct business at home, and across the globe, our solutions continue to positively impact the global trade compliance industry.

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Our mission

Since the beginning, we’ve made it our goal to provide our clients with the technology that will allow them to stay up-to-date with the ever-evolving landscape of international trade. Our mission is to develop powerful and comprehensive global regulatory and trade compliance solutions and equip our customers with everything they need to become and stay compliant while enabling them to grow their businesses securely and successfully.

Our mission has been strengthened by joining forces with the world’s premier global logistics community—Descartes’ Systems Group.

Our Values

Our drive for constant improvement in all aspects of trade compliance has made us a partner trusted by more than 50,000 users globally.


Developing the most effective, configurable solutions to help our customers.


Collaboratively working with organizations of all types and sizes.

Global Solutions

Helping our customers to achieve regulatory and trade compliance around the globe.


Providing our customers with dedicated customer support and training resources.


Committed to keeping your data safe with advanced security systems and monitoring.


Going above and beyond to provide best-in-class international trade compliance solutions.

Our Team Culture

Our commitment to constant advancement comes from the joint effort of industry veterans, modern talent, and listening to our customers


Striving for excellence

Our team’s unwavering commitment to excellence in global trade compliance is a true testament to our leadership in the field. By working collaboratively and pooling our extensive knowledge and expertise, we have achieved remarkable advances in compliance innovation. Our focus on driving continuous improvement has elevated the team to new heights of success, setting the bar for others in the industry.


Constantly learning and growing

We believe that investing in constant education, learning, and innovation is key to raising the bar of the global trade compliance landscape. We are dedicated to staying at the forefront of compliance best practices and emerging trends. By investing in our team, we are confident that we can continue to deliver exceptional results for our customers and help shape the future of global trade compliance.


Here to assist you at every step

At Descartes Visual Compliance, we believe that providing unwavering customer support and service is crucial to our client’s success. We understand that every client has unique needs and challenges, which is why we provide personalized support and training to ensure you have the knowledge and tools necessary to successfully address compliance needs and enable secure business growth.


Simplifying the world of compliance

Descartes Visual Compliance has collected extensive knowledge in the area of global trade compliance since 1981. With decades of experience, we have honed our expertise to provide the highest level of compliance support and guidance to our customers. Our team of experts is dedicated to sharing our knowledge and insights and is always available to answer any questions they may have.

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Learn more about how we can
help you.

Global regulatory and trade compliance is the beginning of a secure and safer world–make a difference.

Take the next step in your compliance journey and experience global trade securely and successfully

Call toll-free 1-877-328-7866 (Intl: 716-881-2590) and talk to one of our compliance consultants.