Crux Systems Insights

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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Customized lists for your team

February 7, 2018 by Siri Casper |

Container tracking

For larger teams, tracking containers is a little more complicated than just checking up on a list of containers. You may want to track a subset of containers for a specific group or line of business so that each team has full visibility into the location and status of their containers.

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Tracking containers on your dashboard

February 1, 2018 by Siri Casper |

Container tracking

No matter where your cargo has originated from, or where it's headed in the US and Canada, you can track it through the Crux Systems dashboard.

To get started, add containers to your dashboard through the search box, or attach a CSV file with container numbers.

Once your containers are...

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Getting help when you need it

January 24, 2018 by Siri Casper |

Container tracking

It's no secret that our container tracking platform can help save you time when managing your cargo, but did you know you can save time and become an expert at navigating our application with our help desk?

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One and done

Regardless of whether you're importing a few hundred containers into the Los Angeles area, or you're importing thousands of containers into multiple regions across the US and Canada, tracking your cargo should be the easiest part of your job.

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Understanding your container status

October 11, 2017 by Siri Casper |

Container tracking

Terminals, shipping lines, and freight brokers have different sets of rules that determine whether a container is "available" or not. That can leave you with conflicting information, depending on the source.

To ensure we have the most up-to-date information about your containers, we ...

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Webhook update: vessel data

August 31, 2017 by Eric Klein |

Shipping, Container tracking

If you're tracking containers, you also need to track the vessels they're on. With the latest update to our webhook, you can now receive vessel information for your container shipments, giving you better visibility into what's happening with your containers.

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How we provide the most accurate container data available today

April 19, 2017 by Eric Klein |

Container tracking

We get asked a lot about where we get our data. The short answer is: from a lot of places. And that's the secret...which isn't really a secret.

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Your data: access and share with APIs

April 7, 2017 by Eric Klein |

Container tracking

Too often, crucial data about your import containers is incomplete, isolated on different websites and systems, or missing all together. You need complete data to get complete visibility into your container's journey from origin to destination terminal.

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Organization accounts for better collaboration

March 23, 2017 by Eric Klein |

Container tracking

Tracking and delivering containers is not a one person job. The process includes multiple touch points along a container's path from origin to destination, involving multiple parties within your own company and beyond. In essence, it's a team effort.

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