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Eric Klein

Eric Klein is Crux Systems CEO and Co-Founder.
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Recent Articles

Port productivity and partnerships

December 27, 2018 by Eric Klein |


Anyone who has been impacted by increasing container volumes and congestion at terminals understands first-hand the need for improvements in moving cargo more efficiently through ports.

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Data security and your privacy

December 26, 2018 by Eric Klein |

Container tracking

When it comes to data security and privacy, the most important thing to know is that your data is yours. We don't sell your data or share information about you with any third party. We only use information about you to improve our service and ensure it's functioning properly. 

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Happy holidays from Crux Systems

December 21, 2018 by Eric Klein |


To all of our customers, friends, partners, and collaborators: thanks for making our 2018 great. We're excited to share more goods things to come in 2019 with you!

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How to get reliable data for ocean cargo

How can you determine if the data you're getting about your ocean cargo is accurate? Sometimes it's not easy to figure out, especially if the shipping line tells you one thing, and the terminal tells you something different. Who's right?

That's one of the problems we set out to solve...

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Hola, Mexico!

May 11, 2018 by Eric Klein |

Container tracking

Our aim has always been to simplify container tracking and bring visibility to the shipment of ocean cargo. We knew that covering a single port or region would never be enough for the majority of people involved in moving ocean cargo.

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One and done

Regardless of whether you're importing a few hundred containers into the Los Angeles area, or you're importing thousands of containers into multiple regions across the US and Canada, tracking your cargo should be the easiest part of your job.

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Webhook update: vessel data

August 31, 2017 by Eric Klein |

Shipping, Container tracking

If you're tracking containers, you also need to track the vessels they're on. With the latest update to our webhook, you can now receive vessel information for your container shipments, giving you better visibility into what's happening with your containers.

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Tracking your cargo during Hurricane Harvey

August 30, 2017 by Eric Klein |


As Texas continues to get hit by rain and flooding from Hurricane Harvey, the movement of goods has ground to a halt in the region. The Port of Houston remains closed at least through tomorrow, rail traffic has been suspended, and many roads are impassible. 

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Surviving disaster when data goes dark

August 1, 2017 by Eric Klein |

Shipping, Terminals

When you have a single source for information, what happens when you lose that connection? If you're moving millions of dollars worth of cargo, the answer to that question can be terrifying.

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Maersk Line and APM Terminals outage

June 27, 2017 by Eric Klein |


Earlier today, a global cyber attack caused outages at a number of companies, including A.P. Moller-Maersk. As a result, we are currently unable to process any container updates for Maersk Line or any containers associated with APM Terminals. We wanted to let you know that Crux...
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