Crux Systems Insights

Keeping an eye on your containers

February 9, 2017 by Hubert Yee |

Logistics

The best way to keep an eye on your containers is to have all of the information you need in one place. Sure, you can manually look up the status of your containers by going to multiple websites and other sources to find the information, track the data in a spreadsheet and email the...

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Help at your fingertips

January 31, 2017 by Hubert Yee |

News

Everyone needs a little help at one time or another. If you're looking for a quick answer to your question, check our newly relaunched help center to get the information you need.

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The gap between connected trucks and cargo

January 26, 2017 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics

There’s been a lot of focus on connected trucks lately, and the startups looking to disrupt the space like Otto (acquired by Uber) and Peloton.

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Container tracking service, with a focus on service

January 17, 2017 by Eric Klein |

Container tracking

In the last few months we’ve tracked more than 4,000 port calls and 15,000 containers, and processed more than 3.8 million discrete data events. You simply can't do this without a sophisticated system to manage the data. But you also can't do this with technology alone. You still need...

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Staying up to date on container details

January 11, 2017 by Hubert Yee |

Container tracking

Wouldn’t it be great to wake up in the morning feeling ready to take on the world, not wondering where your cargo is? That's why we provide real-time notifications about container status changes to all registered users.

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Stop searching for your containers

January 4, 2017 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics

Sure, it’s great to have one place to search for all of your import containers. But what if you didn't even have to search for a container at all?

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Happy holidays from Crux Systems

December 23, 2016 by Eric Klein |

News

When I was a kid one of my favorite things about the holidays was seeing delivery trucks pull into our driveway, bringing presents from relatives who lived out of town. The anticipation of what was coming was almost as exciting as actually opening the presents themselves.

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Making it easy to share data

December 8, 2016 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics

When we talk about an easy way to share data, we’re not talking about EDI. Many logistics companies use electronic data interchange standards to exchange data about bills of lading, bookings, and cargo releases. It’s supposed to make things easier, but the reality is more complicated.

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Vessel tracking done right

December 1, 2016 by Eric Klein |

Shipping

Back in September just before the Hanjin crisis broke out, we were busy building a new means for tracking container vessels arriving into the United States. It was this early development that allowed us to watch the impending doom happen in near real time when the Hanjin bankruptcy...

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Plan your container arrivals

November 22, 2016 by Eric Klein |

Logistics

We recently launched a new dashboard that provides a comprehensive view of all the containers you’re tracking, making it easy to identify the containers that have issues. The dashboard has everything you need to know about your containers, including current status, location, vessel...

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