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Eric Klein

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

Reducing the costs of supply chain complexity

May 22, 2019 by Eric Klein |


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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Adding scheduled events to your shipments

January 31, 2019 by Eric Klein |

Container tracking

The Crux Systems platform collects and tracks a variety of container and vessel events, including things like vessel ETA, actual arrival, and discharge. Some events, however, are specific to your business and the coordination of your shipments.

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The value of independent data

January 25, 2019 by Eric Klein |


A lot of conversations have been taking place recently around the need for data standards. I believe this is coming up more frequently due to the growing frustrations with the quality of data and the lack of access to data in logistics.

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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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