Dimensioner Collaboration Provides Huge ROI

By the time Jaron Klopstein made his first call to FreightSnap he had a dilemma on his hands. Two of his freight management customers were being adversely affected by freight audits and billing adjustments.   Flexaust and Texcel Rubber manufactured and distributed large bulky items such as hoses and fittings, which required dimensioning to obtain accurate measurements. Both companies had complex …

Custom Companies Choose FreightSnap for new Chicago Terminal

The Custom Companies, a Less Than Truckload Carrier with operations in Chicago and Los Angeles has chosen the FreightSnap FS 5000 and installed four new units in their new Chicago Terminal operation.  With their expanding operations, The Custom Companies needed a reliable partner to help them determine the most efficient way to incorporate dimensioning into their existing system. “FreightSnap has …

FreightSnap Releases New Parcel Flex Dimensioner

The Parcel Industry has changed dramatically in recent years. To keep up with these changes FreightSnap has released the Parcel Flex Dimensioner to help ease some of the pressure for speed and flexibility in ways that can save you time and money. The Parcel Flex is a box dimensioner, able to measure cubic and irregularly shaped parcels. Ideal for smaller …

FS Image Station Improving Freight Documentation

With the ever-increasing speed of technology and the ever-decreasing patience of customers, having accurate freight documentation is a necessity for having a smooth and effective shipping process. However, it can be a slow process and if done incorrectly can cost you time and money. Fortunately, the FS Image Station makes documenting freight more efficient, easy, and affordable.  With the FS …

FreightSnap Introduces Stop & Go – The Next Evolution in Automated Dimensioning

Measuring, weighing, and photographing palletized freight by hand can be a time-consuming process that leaves room for measurement and transposition errors. The current generation of static pallet dimensioners have automated this process, allowing companies to capture this information and share it with their resource management systems in a fraction of the time, all without error. That said, high-volume carriers and …

Optimize Pallet Optimization Through Dimensioning

Pallet optimization is an important aspect of logistics management as it can help shippers reduce costs associated with packaging, transporting, and storing their freight. There are dozens of software products designed to help shippers accomplish this task, and all of them rely on one thing to get the job done – accurate measurements. In most cases, these measurements are collected …

See FreightSnap at Promat – The Americas’ Biggest Manufacturing & Supply Chain Expo

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more about our automated dimensioning solutions, Promat 2019, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center, is great place to start. We’ll have product experts on hand to answer your questions about our parcel and pallet dimensioning devices – everything from performance specifications and customization to systems integration and pricing. Find us in booth S5234 …

FreightSnap's FS 5000 pallet dimensioner installed at a shipper's warehouse. NTEP, Measurement Canada, and OIML certification logos are also pictured.

Buying a Dimensioner? Ensure a Smooth Transition to Automated Dimensioning

Any time you add a new piece of equipment or software to your operation, there’s potential for disruption, confusion, and even pushback from employees toward the new device or system. It’s only natural as people don’t like change – especially in the workplace. The good news is, these changes don’t have to inspire hesitation. When implemented and approached with care, …

Two men discussing inventory inside a shipping warehouse.

4 Ideas to Manage Warehouse Inventory More Effectively

Demand for quicker delivery has put added pressure on warehouse inventory managers who are tasked with optimizing the fulfillment process so items get picked, packed, and out the door on schedule. As a result, they’re always looking for new ways to optimize operations and improve workflow within the warehouse. This article presents four ideas that can help these managers achieve …

Heavy interstate traffic.

2018 Report – The High Costs of Congestion, Plus Possible Solutions

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released its 2018 report on the Cost of Congestion to the Trucking Industry, which showed that congestion caused nearly 1.2 billion hours of delay (the equivalent of 425,533 commercial truck drivers sitting idle for an entire working year) and cost the industry more than $74.5 billion in additional operational costs during 2016 alone. …