Crux Systems Insights

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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How to filter your dashboard

October 19, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Container tracking

To better manage the containers on your dashboard, you can sort and filter your shipments to focus on the ones that matter most. You can filter your containers by status and region, and then take action.

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Market trends in furniture and home goods

October 15, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

The furniture and home goods market is growing, partially as a result of the growth in existing home sales and the strong construction market. We've seen these trends contribute to the growth in the ceramic tile market as well.

However, millennials in particular are influencing some...

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Delivering real-time container visibility data

October 12, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

Container tracking

Trying to figure out what's happening with your shipments is more complicated than it should be. At the very least, you probably have to manually compile emails from suppliers, data from ERP systems, and information from different terminal and shipping line websites all in a...

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Meet us at the TPM Asia conference

September 24, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics, News, Shipping

Come meet us at the TPM Asia conference October 9-11 in Shenzhen, China. Our CEO Eric Klein will be speaking on a panel addressing how logistics technologies can solve some of the challenges that importers and suppliers deal with while doing business in the biggest export region in the...

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