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.
We consistently hear from our customers about the importance of knowing what's happening with their cargo so they can do better planning. That starts with getting accurate ETAs for vessel arrivals, and better information around the status of their containers at the terminals.
Crux Systems isn't the only source for information about ocean cargo. The data is out there - it's just not easy to get. And it's not always reliable. In fact, we've found that up to 30% of the time, information about ocean cargo is either missing, incomplete, or simply wrong.