Crux Systems Insights

Hurricane Joaquin has a bigger reach than most people realize

October 1, 2015 by Eric Klein |

Logistics, Shipping, Terminals

The East Coast is getting ready to batten down the hatches as Hurricane Joaquin leaves the Bahamas and heads north. As of the time of this post, Joaquin is just a category 3 storm and will likely increase in strength to a category 4.

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Crux Systems launches unique terminal app - via Port Technology International

September 23, 2015 by Jennifer Colvin |

News

Yesterday, Port Technology International covered the launch of our new app that gives truck drivers, marine terminals and freight brokers insight into their delivery order status, container availability, routes and processing.

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Announcing new app at TechCrunch Disrupt - vote for us!

September 22, 2015 by Jennifer Colvin |

News

Today at TechCrunch Disrupt we officially announced the launch of our new app that provides truck drivers, marine terminals and freight brokers with more insight into their deliver order status, container availability, routes and processing than ever before.

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Meet us at TechCrunch Disrupt

September 16, 2015 by Jennifer Colvin |

News

The Crux Systems team is going be at TechCrunch Disrupt next week showing off our newly launched trucking services app, which makes it easy for drivers and trucking companies to see their delivery order status, container availability, routes and processing so they can spend more time...

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Thanks, drivers

September 15, 2015 by Jennifer Colvin |

Trucking

It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, and we wanted to say thanks to all the drivers who cover thousands of miles to bring us the items we use every day.

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A driver's 14-hour day

September 9, 2015 by Jennifer Colvin |

Trucking

In a driver’s typical 14-hour day, they will spend nearly as much time waiting for pickups or drop offs, handling inspections, and dealing with paperwork and other tasks as they will actually driving.

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Trucking services app now available

September 1, 2015 by Eric Klein |

News, Trucking

We’re excited to announce that Crux Systems trucking services are now available for trucking companies, dispatchers and drivers. A web app for dispatchers and an iOS app for drivers provide trucking companies with more insight into their delivery order status, container availability,...

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Logistics companies in the collaborative economy

August 24, 2015 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics, Trucking

More and more companies are finding innovative ways to tap into the collaborative economy and make use of idle resources or excess capacity. While companies that enable people to get what they need directly from their peers are most often associated with the collaborative economy (like...

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Terminal collaboration

July 29, 2015 by Eric Klein |

Terminals

Collaboration is a growing focus in the logistics industry. Given pressures from increasing imports and the growing number of mega-ships, more attention is being paid to ways that terminals and shipping lines can work together.

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Freight bottlenecks in the US and Asia

July 17, 2015 by Jennifer Colvin |

Terminals

The number of imports to West Coast ports has decreased this year, while imports to East Coast ports have increased. Surprisingly, the biggest driver has been China, not the backups at West Cost ports, according to the research company Zepol.

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