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Kathleen Kong

Kathleen Kong is the Marketing Operations Manager at Crux Systems.
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Recent Articles

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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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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Automate your container uploads via email

July 1, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Container tracking

An easy way to automate the process of uploading your containers to your dashboard is to email your containers to containers@cruxsystems.com.  

If you already receive an email from your supply chain partner with your containers, all you need to do forward it to ...

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Platform migration and upgrades

June 13, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

News, Container tracking

This year alone, the number of containers we've tracked through our platform has grown more by 485%. Nearly every week we're breaking new records for container volume and users, which has meant we've needed to do some work behind the scenes to manage the growth.

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What to do with the US-China trade war

May 28, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

The US-China trade war has escalated since President Donald Trump raised tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on May 10. More products will be added to the list in the upcoming months. As a result, China has retaliated with 5% to 10% tariffs on $60 billion...

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