Crux Systems Insights

Logistics trends in 2019

January 17, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

Stepping into the new year, we see a number of technology trends in 2019 that will influence logistics and supply chain management. Here's the top five technology trends to keep an eye on. 

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2018 in review

December 12, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

News, Logistics

Over the course of the past year, we've been focusing on two main things: expanding our coverage, and making it even easier to track and manage your shipments.

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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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The state of technology in the logistics industry

November 6, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

News, Logistics

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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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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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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Meet us at the TPM Asia conference

September 24, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

News, Logistics, 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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The global tire market

September 20, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics

Depending on who you ask, China ranks as either the largest exporter of tires to the U.S., or the 5th largest. In a sense, they're both right. Both rankings tell part of the story about what's happening with the global tire production market. Here's how it breaks down.

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Hurricane season

September 10, 2018 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics, Shipping, Terminals

Hurricane season officially lasts through November 30. If you're shipping cargo, are you prepared?

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How the trade war affects supply chains

September 6, 2018 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

The so-called “trade war” started when the U.S. imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from China, Canada, and some countries in Europe this past April. That was followed by another 25% tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods coming to the U.S.. China then imposed...

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