The LS-WIM Weigh-in-Motion Axle Scale Systems from Intercomp is an efficient, cost effective alternative to older full size truck scales. The LS-WIM scale systems are NTEP Certified (Legal for Trade) when weighing in static mode. Intercomp also released a new purpose-built indicator for the LS-WIM scale system as a great solution for a variety of truck traffic applications...
by Daniel Casciato
In 2015, the dimensional weight rules changed for carriers, such as FedEx and UPS, which did not previously charge for a parcel’s dimensional weight. No matter the size, parcels were billed based on actual weight. If a company shipped an irregular size parcel weighing almost nothing, yet occupied a large space on a carrier’s vehicle, their shipping costs were as low as your smaller sized package weighing the same....
by Christopher Cussat
In an ever growing and expanding global economy, it is no surprise that certain provisions and regulations had to be established during the last several decades in order to not only promote international trade and business prospects, but to also ensure that a balance of safety and other related concerns are implemented and adhered to with due diligence. Over the years, this has also raised questions and evaluations about how large shipment and cargo containers are handled and controlled in seafaring environments. . . .
by Christopher Cussat
Look up in the sky…it’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s a drone delivering my new Taylor Swift CD? Drones seem to be everywhere these days, and not just in the skies—but also in discussions about safety, regulations and their future uses. Drones are an ever growing presence in military operations, professional filming and photographing, hobbyist flyers, and now potentially as a new direct merchandise delivery system for big commercial retailers like Amazon.
By Al Blazo
Uesugi Farms, a sizable fresh pepper production facility located in the netherlands between Morgan Hill and Hollister, CA, was in desperate need of a way to rapidly and accurately load semi-trailers with fresh bell peppers destined for national markets. The facility’s loading dock accommodated a dozen semi-trailers but did not have a truck scale or a solid strategy to accurately track product placement in the waiting semi-trailers.
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