For immediate release: February 25, 2012  Scottsdale, AZ - continues to provide the global trade community with unmatched business intelligence tools by announcing today the release of their ‘Free Search Tool’. This tool gives all visitors to access to millions of U.S. and Latin American shipping records.  The new, complimentary search tool now offered on details the shipping records of thousands of global businesses and provides insight into industry trends and developments, trade relationships, products, and allows you to monitor your own suppliers and competitors.  “The new free search tool gives professionals the opportunity to gain insight into the database and its value to them and their business. Our hope is that the knowledge gained through this free tool will help grow businesses around the globe,” says President Ryan Petersen.  Since 2006, has provided business intelligence for global importers and trade professionals by supplying information directly from U.S. customs and making it easily searchable. The database includes all U.S. ocean freight shipments as well as customs records on imports and exports for Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.  Identify the latest shipping activities, look at featured companies and get information on top product searches with the free search tool at  “Transparency and business intelligence are crucial for businesses to maintain their revenues and gain new ground. A resource like Import Genius makes this feasible,” says Mr. Petersen.  About is a world leader in collecting, organizing and making sense of Big Data on the international trade industry. Through advanced data management technologies, the firm is able to help its clients make sense of hundreds of millions of shipping manifests and customs records from government agencies and private companies around the world. clients access these data through a simple web application that provides insights into the real-time shipping activities of their competitors, suppliers, and others in the import-export space.