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Kathleen Kong

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

Market trends in furniture and home goods

October 15, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

The furniture and home goods market is growing, partially as a result of the growth in existing home sales and the strong construction market. We've seen these trends contribute to the growth in the ceramic tile market as well.

However, millennials in particular are influencing some...

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How the trade war affects supply chains

September 6, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

The so-called “trade war” started when the U.S. imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from China, Canada, and some countries in Europe this past April. That was followed by another 25% tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods coming to the U.S.. China then imposed...

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Global trends in the ceramic tile market

August 23, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

If you've been contemplating a remodel and have been overwhelmed with the number of options for tile and stone - it's not just you. The market has exploded, and there are more tile and stone options than ever before for both residential and commercial projects.

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Busy season in logistics for retailers

August 8, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

While the rest of us can't even think about holiday shopping until the back to school shopping is done, retailers are planning much farther in advance. The busy holiday season for retailers is still a few months away, but the busy season for those working in retail logistics is right...

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SaaS in logistics

August 2, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

The Crux Systems platform is software as a service, meaning that the software is centrally hosted and licensed on a subscription basis. One of the primary reasons we use a SaaS model is that it makes things easy for our customers. It's easy to deploy and flexible enough to meet the...

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Blockchain in the logistics industry: yes or no?

July 10, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

While blockchain has been more commonly associated with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, it's now being used in the logistics industry with increasing frequency. But where does blockchain make the most sense for the supply chain? 

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