If you’re traveling to the other side of the world, you’ll likely have to fly into a major airport hub and then transfer to a regional flight in order to get to your final destination. The same thing happens when you’re shipping cargo.
Since the coronavirus outbreak in China has spread to other countries, we’ve heard a lot of rumors and fears worldwide. Although the World Health Organization has said there is no reason to slow down international travel and trade, we’re starting to see an impact on supply chains.
Along with all the festive happiness that comes with the Chinese New Year on January 25, the holiday also brings about a shortage of labor as most people go home or on vacation, causing a ripple effect throughout the global supply chain.
When you track your containers on the Crux Systems platform, you get better visibility into all of the information about your shipments. You'll want to share some information with your supply chain partners so you can plan more effectively for your container arrivals. You'll also want...
A hold can be placed on your shipment by a number of different parties, including US Customs, the shipping line, and the terminal. If you're notified that one of your contains has a hold, you'll need to get the hold cleared before you can pick up your container.
Come meet us at the JOC Logistics Technology conference September 8-10 in Las Vegas. On day three of the conference, our CTO Miguel Pinilla and other panelists will discuss the interoperability and integration of logistics software solutions. We'd love to see you there!