Crux Systems Insights

Tools for managing your shipments

December 5, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Container tracking

At the bottom of each column on your dashboard, there are a number of tools that you can use to manage your shipments. Select one container (or several), click the icon at the bottom of your screen, and take action.

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Meet us at the Port Performance North America conference

November 27, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

News

Come meet us at the Port Performance North America conference December 11-12 in Newark, New Jersey. Our CEO Eric Klein will be speaking on a panel addressing the opportunities for better insight into what's happening with your shipments at the terminals, and how cloud technologies,...

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Track your shipments on your phone

November 26, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Container tracking

Even if you're not at a computer, you can check the status of your shipments. Our mobile-friendly site makes it easy to see at a glance which containers are about to arrive at the terminal, which ones are available for pickup, and which ones have potential problems that need to be...

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How to upload containers to your dashboard

November 19, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Container tracking

Once you’ve registered for an account, the first thing you’ll want to do is to add your containers to track. The easiest way to do this is by uploading a CSV file with your container numbers, the shipping line (if you know it), and any additional information you'd like to add as...

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Perspectives on software partnerships

November 15, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

Companies in the logistics space are increasingly forming partnerships to extend their networks. As our CEO Eric Klein has said, true end-to-end supply chain visibility will only be achieved through partnerships because there are simply too many integrations and companies you need to...

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Data alone is not enough

November 14, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

Container tracking

Crux Systems isn't the only source for information about ocean cargo. The data is out there - it's just not easy to get. And it's not always reliable. In fact, we've found that up to 30% of the time, information about ocean cargo is either missing, incomplete, or simply wrong.

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The state of technology in the logistics industry

November 6, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics, News

One of the common themes we heard last week at the JOC Logistics Technology conference was that supply chains are evolving and becoming more complex. While technologies like blockchain and AI have the potential to fundamentally transform the way that people manage their supply chains,...

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Navigating your dashboard

October 30, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Container tracking

On the left of the dashboard, you'll see different views of the shipments you're managing, including the containers that need attention, containers that have alarms, and your saved searches. Here's how to navigate your dashboard:

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Top 7 technology trends in logistics

October 24, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics

In the logistics industry, we often hear the same things from the people who are responsible for moving cargo around the world. "We need to move cargo more efficiently. We need better visibility. We need better collaboration."

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Managing your account

October 24, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Container tracking

Your notification preferences, regional settings, and billing information are all available in the “My account” section of the dashboard. This is also where you can add users to your account, manage your plan, and update your billing information.

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