Crux Systems Insights

SaaS in logistics

August 2, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

The Crux Systems platform is software as a service, meaning that the software is centrally hosted and licensed on a subscription basis. One of the primary reasons we use a SaaS model is that it makes things easy for our customers. It's easy to deploy and flexible enough to meet the...

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Blockchain in the logistics industry: yes or no?

July 10, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

While blockchain has been more commonly associated with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, it's now being used in the logistics industry with increasing frequency. But where does blockchain make the most sense for the supply chain? 

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User accounts in your organization

Once your organization has signed up for a paid plan, you have the ability to add a number of users to your account. That way, you only have to upload your data once and everyone on your team will have access to the same real-time information about the containers you're tracking.
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Shipping containers in fashion

June 25, 2018 by Siri Casper |

Odd are, what ever clothing you're wearing right now was made overseas and arrived here in a shipping container. Those responsible for coordinating the shipment of the apparel and accessories we love this season spend their days tracking their goods as they move from the factory to a...

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Breaking down barriers

June 11, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

News

Much of the information that's needed by those responsible for shipping and moving goods is walled off in systems that are isolated from each other. We're focusing on breaking down those barriers.

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Save on shipping costs with non-operating reefer containers

June 11, 2018 by Siri Casper |

Logistics, Shipping

Countries that import refrigerated cargo like food or flowers often do not export the same amount of refrigerated cargo out of the country.

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Easily add containers to your dashboard

If you're tracking more than a few containers, the best way to add them to your dashboard is to upload a CSV file. It will give you a faster search result for your cargo, and allow you to automatically upload any other data you'd like to track.

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Top 10 reasons for tracking your cargo with Crux Systems

You have a lot of options for getting information about your shipments. So why should you track your cargo on the Crux Systems platform? Here's our top 10 reasons why tracking cargo with Crux Systems is better.

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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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