Crux Systems Insights

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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.

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Ports and terminals continue to operate as essential businesses during COVID-19 outbreak

March 27, 2020 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics, Terminals


To prevent the spread of COVID-19, more states in the US are issuing “Shelter in Place” orders requiring non-essential businesses to close. Ports and terminals, however, have continued running as they are considered essential businesses.

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Meet us in Long Beach at TPM 2020

February 24, 2020 by Kathleen Kong |


Come talk tech with us in Long Beach! TPM has added technology in the logistics industry to the conference agenda, with a separate exhibitor space (El Dorado), taking place alongside TPM20.

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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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Moving forward with Flexport

October 10, 2019 by Eric Klein |


Since our founding five years ago, we’ve helped thousands of companies get better insight into their shipments, avoid expensive delays, and move their cargo more efficiently through the terminals.

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Information that's private, and information that's for sharing

August 14, 2019 by Jennifer Colvin |

Container tracking

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...

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