Knowing the status of your shipments is difficult enough in the best of times. But with all the uncertainty the COVID-19 outbreak is causing global supply chains—including the impacts of labor shortages, shipping delays, and terminal closures — the challenge is now truly daunting.
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 to...
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.
Your logistics team may know what’s going on with your shipments, but what about the rest of the company?
General Average is a principle of maritime law that requires all stakeholders to share any losses resulting from extreme events that threaten the safety of the vessel, cargo, and crew. In recent years, General Average has been declared when there has been a fire on a vessel, or when a...
With an increase in container volume at West Coast ports at the end of the year, we saw a corresponding increase in dwell times and demurrage fees for the containers we're tracking on our platform.