Crux Systems Insights

Tech start-ups and the logistics industry

July 27, 2016 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics

Logistics is big. And complicated. With so many different parties involved in moving containerized cargo — from shippers to freight forwarders, shipping lines, terminals, trucking companies, rail and distribution centers — there are plenty of opportunities along each step of the supply...

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Panama Canal expansion

July 21, 2016 by Eric Klein |

Shipping

The Panama Canal expansion is complete and we’re finally getting a chance to see the big ships pass through. The predictions of whether cargo will shift from one port to another will now be put to the test. Will the US East Coast take away cargo from California? If it does, it will...

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An age-old problem

July 6, 2016 by Allen Thomas |

Logistics

I recently attended the Gulf Shipping Conference and my logistics engine for the week was Uber ― to and from the airport and all meetings. One of those meetings with a Houston-area freight forwarder revealed quite a different engine critical to their logistics operations…a fax machine.

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The continued rise of autonomous vehicles

June 24, 2016 by Eric Klein |

Logistics

Autonomous cars and trucks will change the way we drive and the shape of our infrastructure. There is certainly a question of when, though despite the prediction from Elon Musk, it won’t happen in two years. The real question that remains is how will this work.

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Welcome Allen Thomas, VP of Customer Development

June 13, 2016 by Jennifer Colvin |

News

We’re happy to welcome Allen Thomas to the growing Crux Systems team as VP of Customer Development. Allen has nearly 20 years of experience leading technological innovation, business development and operational teams within the container supply chain.

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Managing big data

May 31, 2016 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics

Trucking companies are increasingly going paperless and looking to cloud-based technologies to manage things like compliance and track driver performance and vehicle data. There are some big advantages to switching to cloud-based technologies to collect and manage this kind of data —...

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Now hiring VP Engineering

April 22, 2016 by Jennifer Colvin |

News

We’re currently looking for a Vice President of Engineering to head up our growing technical team. This is a key leadership role that will be responsible for the design and development of our platform and apps. You’ll have the opportunity to solve challenging technical problems while...

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Eric Lindberg joins Crux Systems

April 15, 2016 by Jennifer Colvin |

News

We’re happy to welcome Eric Lindberg to the Crux Systems team as our new Vice President of Business Development. Eric has extensive experience in the logistics and global trade industry, where he’s worked in business development, operations and sales for 24 years.

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Taking your privacy seriously

March 24, 2016 by Eric Klein |

News

We are all faced with constant requests for things that should give us pause. Every time we provide a credit card number or grant an application permission access to our location, we trust that the company will keep our information safe. After all, there are good reasons for us to...

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Crux Systems app tracks freight orders - via Heavy Duty Trucking

October 5, 2015 by Jennifer Colvin |

News

Heavy Duty Trucking recently posted an article about our truck driver app, now available as a free download from the iTunes app store.

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