Crux Systems Insights

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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Reducing the costs of supply chain complexity

May 22, 2019 by Eric Klein |

Logistics

At the Industrial Exchange conference in Miami recently, a lot of conversations were focused on how companies can reduce the costs associated with freight and supply chain complexity.

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Powering the next generation of ocean visibility

May 8, 2019 by Jennifer Colvin |

Logistics, News

The logistics and supply chain industry has been headed in the direction of real-time, multi-modal visibility for some time. However, real supply chain visibility involves knowing more than just the location of your cargo.

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Meet us at the VMA International Trade Symposium

May 1, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

Come meet us at the VMA International Trade Symposium May 8-10 in Norfolk, Virginia. Our CEO Eric Klein and other panelists will discuss disruptive technologies in logistics.

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Meet us at IndEx 2019

April 30, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

Come meet us at the Industrial Exchange conference May 6-8 in Miami, Florida. On day three of the conference, our CEO Eric Klein and other panelists will discuss how to leverage technology to improve your supply chain. We'd love to see you there!

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Global apparel market

April 16, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

Since the U.S. is no longer a major apparel manufacturer but one of the largest apparel consumption markets in the world, we’ve seen an increase in the value of apparel imports.

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Baby products market

March 26, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

As with many categories of consumer goods, the purchase of baby products has been shifting from brick-and-mortar stores to websites and mobile applications. 

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Packaging: an integral part of the supply chain

March 22, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

Packaging isn't just a box or a container. It's a coordinated system of preparing goods for safe, cost-effective, and efficient movement throughout the entire supply chain that eventually leads to optimizing consumer value, sales, and profits.

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Providing supply chain visibility to your sales team

Your logistics team may know what’s going on with your shipments, but what about the rest of the company?

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The growing global market for batteries

February 20, 2019 by Kathleen Kong |

Logistics

The global lithium-ion battery market is expected to reach $100 billion by 2025, registering a CAGR of 17%. The growth of the battery industry is largely due to the growing demand for electric vehicles, with some estimates predicting that there will be140 million electric cars on roads...

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