The company launched phase one in August of 2012. Previously the tool included export data for four carriers; now, following collaboration with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, it contains data for 20 carriers. Zepol said it plans to add more carriers to the database soon. Users can currently search through more than two million bills of lading, with thousands more being added daily. TradeIQ Export allows subscribers to view who is exporting from the U.S., which products are involved, and which countries are receiving the goods. According to Zepol, the information can be used to generate sales leads, view competitors' export activities and analyze the marketplace. The interface features multiple search fields, Excel downloads and trending. It contains bills of lading that are received directly from U.S. customers, and represent all data available electronically.
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