Crux Systems Insights

Typos can mean lost time and money

April 20, 2017 by Siri Casper |

Logistics, Trucking

With so many different parties involved in moving an import container through a terminal, it’s not surprising that information sometimes gets lost or mixed up along the way. It’s even more likely for mistakes to happen when data is being transcribed from websites or emails to...

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How we provide the most accurate container data available today

April 19, 2017 by Eric Klein |

Container tracking

We get asked a lot about where we get our data. The short answer is: from a lot of places. And that's the secret...which isn't really a secret.

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Your data: access and share with APIs

April 7, 2017 by Eric Klein |

Container tracking

Too often, crucial data about your import containers is incomplete, isolated on different websites and systems, or missing all together. You need complete data to get complete visibility into your container's journey from origin to destination terminal.

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Crux Systems announces launch of innovative FAX service

April 1, 2017 by Jennifer Colvin |

News

We’re thrilled to announce that today we launched our newest product, the Crux Systems Frequently Automated eXchange (FAX) Container Data Service. Combining the best of  machine learning technology with time-tested methodologies, the innovative new FAX Container Data Service promises...

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Oops! That wasn’t suppose to go there

March 31, 2017 by Siri Casper |

Shipping

You pretty much expect that when your container is loaded on a ship, it will eventually arrive at the terminal where you want it to be delivered.

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Organization accounts for better collaboration

March 23, 2017 by Eric Klein |

Container tracking

Tracking and delivering containers is not a one person job. The process includes multiple touch points along a container's path from origin to destination, involving multiple parties within your own company and beyond. In essence, it's a team effort.

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Navis World 2017

March 14, 2017 by Eric Klein |

News

I fondly remember my first Navis World conference over 17 years ago as an opportunity to share and discuss the future of things in the port industry with a great convergence of terminal operators. At that time, gate automation was just starting to show up. Looking at the Navis World...

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Find what you're looking for

March 13, 2017 by Hubert Yee |

Logistics

Faster, easier and more insightful. Those are the goals we've kept in mind for the watchlist. If you're tracking a lot of containers, though, you need tools to quickly identify specific containers. Our new watchlist features will help you do just that.

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Easily add containers to your watchlist

March 7, 2017 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics

We’ve now made it even easier for you to add containers to your watchlist. Click the "add containers" button in your watchlist, and you can upload a CSV file or drag and drop a file as an attachment. Or, you can copy and paste all of your container numbers at once, rather than having...

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We don’t have a plan, a pilot program or a test project

March 6, 2017 by Eric Klein |

Logistics

Having worked in the logistics industry for more than 20 years, I can tell you that everyone is still complaining about the same issues year after year. Talk to anyone in the industry, or look on social media or a trade publication, and you’ll see the same things.

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