Crux Systems Insights

Free Trial: More Supply Chain Visibility in Uncertain Times

 

Knowing the status of your shipments is difficult enough in the best of times. But with all the uncertainty the COVID-19 outbreak is causing global supply chains—including the impacts of labor shortages, shipping delays, and terminal closures — the challenge is now truly daunting.

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Ports and terminals continue to operate as essential businesses during COVID-19 outbreak

March 27, 2020 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics, Terminals

 

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, more states in the US are issuing “Shelter in Place” orders requiring non-essential businesses to close. Ports and terminals, however, have continued running as they are considered essential businesses.

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Meet us in Long Beach at TPM 2020

February 24, 2020 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

Come talk tech with us in Long Beach! TPM has added technology in the logistics industry to the conference agenda, with a separate exhibitor space (El Dorado), taking place alongside TPM20.

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When your container is transshipped

February 13, 2020 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics, Container tracking

If you’re traveling to the other side of the world, you’ll likely have to fly into a major airport hub and then transfer to a regional flight in order to get to your final destination. The same thing happens when you’re shipping cargo.

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How coronavirus is disrupting the supply chain

February 5, 2020 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics, News

Since the coronavirus outbreak in China has spread to other countries, we’ve heard a lot of rumors and fears worldwide. Although the World Health Organization has said there is no reason to slow down international travel and trade, we’re starting to see an impact on supply chains.

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What the Chinese New Year means for the global supply chain

January 21, 2020 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics, News

Along with all the festive happiness that comes with the Chinese New Year on January 25, the holiday also brings about a shortage of labor as most people go home or on vacation, causing a ripple effect throughout the global supply chain. 

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2019 in review

December 12, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics, Container tracking

More of everything has been the theme for 2019: more data, more features, and more container volume.

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Meet us at LogTech19

August 12, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

Come meet us at the JOC Logistics Technology conference September 8-10 in Las Vegas. On day three of the conference, our CTO Miguel Pinilla and other panelists will discuss the interoperability and integration of logistics software solutions. We'd love to see you there!

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Kicking off the peak season in logistics

August 6, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

 

While some of us are still in summer vocation mode, retailers have already started importing goods for the holiday season. 

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What to do with the US-China trade war

May 28, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

The US-China trade war has escalated since President Donald Trump raised tariffs from 10% to 25% on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods on May 10. More products will be added to the list in the upcoming months. As a result, China has retaliated with 5% to 10% tariffs on $60 billion...

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