Where does the data come from?
Our data contains import information from the bill of lading for shipments entering or leaving 16 countries, including the United States, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Russia, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela. For the U.S., we get this shipping manifest data for shipments entering the country by ocean directly from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. This raw data is provided to us directly and consists of all available information on the bill of lading for each shipment entering a U.S. port via ocean and is considered public record. For the other countries, we offer a mix of import and export data, for both air, sea, and land shipments.
What types of data will I get with my subscription?
Import Genius provides detailed U.S. ocean freight import information from the Bill of Lading for each shipment entering the U.S. along with India import data, 12 Latin American countries, Russia, and Ukraine shipping records. The Limited and Plus plans give users access to our U.S. shipping database with the option to add any of our other ‘foreign’ databases. The Premium plan gives users nearly unlimited access to our U.S. shipping database as well as the option to add any of our other 'foreign' databases.