Crux Systems Insights

Don't let your containers slip through the cracks

There are a lot of different ways you could be tracking your cargo. Terminals provide some information about a container's availability, shipping lines provide some other information about the vessel, and maybe your freight forwarder provides some updates as well.

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Rolled containers and what to expect

If your container has been rolled, the good news is that it hasn't fallen off the ship in the middle of the ocean.

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How to get reliable data for ocean cargo

How can you determine if the data you're getting about your ocean cargo is accurate? Sometimes it's not easy to figure out, especially if the shipping line tells you one thing, and the terminal tells you something different. Who's right?

That's one of the problems we set out to solve...

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Hola, Mexico!

May 11, 2018 by Eric Klein |

Container tracking

Our aim has always been to simplify container tracking and bring visibility to the shipment of ocean cargo. We knew that covering a single port or region would never be enough for the majority of people involved in moving ocean cargo.

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Export your data

From the start, we've worked hard to make data about your shipments easy to access, use, and share. That's because we understand the importance of data to your business - it can help you make better decisions, plan ahead, provide better customer service, and create efficiencies that...

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Tracking the details that matter with tags

When managing your supply chain, you need to track more than just your container's location and status. Maybe you track SKU numbers, or purchase order numbers, or bills of lading, or customer IDs. Every business uses different information for managing their supply chain, which is why...

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Creating customized searches

April 26, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

Container tracking

Using the dashboard, you can track your cargo what ever way works best for you. We list containers that need your attention, show containers marked as favorites, and organize containers by terminal and vessel. 

However, you may want to organize and track your containers based on other...

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Tracking cargo: more than just location

April 23, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

Container tracking

Regardless of whether you're a cargo owner, freight forwarder, or trucker, the question you're probably asking most often is "Where's my cargo?"

Getting basic visibility into the location of your cargo and the estimated time of arrival at its destination is key. But that's just the...

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Your shipping containers need your attention

March 13, 2018 by Hubert Yee |

Container tracking

If everything goes to plan, your containers will be loaded on a vessel overseas, and head along their merry way to their final destination without any delay. Most of the time, that's exactly what happens. 

But sometimes things go wrong. The question is - how can you easily find out...

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Container tracking: behind the scenes

March 1, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

Container tracking

It takes a global network of shippers, freight forwarders, truckers, brokers, and more to coordinate the movement of more than 20 million containers that are brought into the US and Canada each year. 

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