Crux Systems Insights

When your container is transshipped

February 13, 2020 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics, Container tracking

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.

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How coronavirus is disrupting the supply chain

February 5, 2020 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics, News

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.

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Gearing up for the freight RFP season

January 30, 2020 by Kathleen Kong |

Now that the holiday season is over, RFP season is kicking off for shippers. During the first quarter, consignees and suppliers request proposals from freight forwarders for shipping quotes for the coming year.

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What the Chinese New Year means for the global supply chain

January 21, 2020 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics, News

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. 

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2019 in review

December 12, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics, Container tracking

More of everything has been the theme for 2019: more data, more features, and more container volume.

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Moving forward with Flexport

October 10, 2019 by Eric Klein |

News

Since our founding five years ago, we’ve helped thousands of companies get better insight into their shipments, avoid expensive delays, and move their cargo more efficiently through the terminals.

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Information that's private, and information that's for sharing

August 14, 2019 by Jennifer Colvin |

Container tracking

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...

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What to do when your container has a hold

August 12, 2019 by Jennifer Colvin |

Container tracking

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. 

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Meet us at LogTech19

August 12, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

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!

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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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