Crux Systems Insights

Kicking off the peak season in logistics

August 6, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

 

While some of us are still in summer vocation mode, retailers have already started importing goods for the holiday season. 

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Coordinating your shipments

August 5, 2019 by Jennifer Colvin |

Container tracking

If you're trying to coordinate the delivery of your shipment from the terminal, you're not working alone. A broker might email a spreadsheet with information about a job to a trucking company, who might text their drivers about which containers to pick up.

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Automate your container uploads via email

July 1, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Container tracking

An easy way to automate the process of uploading your containers to your dashboard is to email your containers to containers@cruxsystems.com.  

If you already receive an email from your supply chain partner with your containers, all you need to do forward it to ...

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Platform migration and upgrades

June 13, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

News, Container tracking

This year alone, the number of containers we've tracked through our platform has grown more by 485%. Nearly every week we're breaking new records for container volume and users, which has meant we've needed to do some work behind the scenes to manage the growth.

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What to do with the US-China trade war

May 28, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

The US-China trade war has escalated since President Donald Trump raised tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on May 10. More products will be added to the list in the upcoming months. As a result, China has retaliated with 5% to 10% tariffs on $60 billion...

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Reducing the costs of supply chain complexity

May 22, 2019 by Eric Klein |

Logistics

At the Industrial Exchange conference in Miami recently, a lot of conversations were focused on how companies can reduce the costs associated with freight and supply chain complexity.

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Powering the next generation of ocean visibility

May 8, 2019 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics, News

The logistics and supply chain industry has been headed in the direction of real-time, multi-modal visibility for some time. However, real supply chain visibility involves knowing more than just the location of your cargo.

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APIs provide access to more data

With our tracking service, you get more than just location information. You get a complete picture of what's going on with your ocean cargo so you can better manage your supply chain.

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Meet us at the VMA International Trade Symposium

May 1, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

Come meet us at the VMA International Trade Symposium May 8-10 in Norfolk, Virginia. Our CEO Eric Klein and other panelists will discuss disruptive technologies in logistics.

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Meet us at IndEx 2019

April 30, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

Come meet us at the Industrial Exchange conference May 6-8 in Miami, Florida. On day three of the conference, our CEO Eric Klein and other panelists will discuss how to leverage technology to improve your supply chain. We'd love to see you there!

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