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Total Transportation & Distribution, Inc. goes with FreightSnap

Total Transportation & Distribution, Inc. began in 1989 to provide Southern California with premier integrated transportation and distribution solutions. Total is a provider of both TL (truckload) and LTL (less than truckload) freight services. They lead the industry on the same day and next day delivery with efficiency and reliability. Total’s warehouse and fulfillment center can store and take computerized …

Clear Lane Freight Systems

Clear Lane Freight Systems was founded in 2012 by LTL (less than a truckload) industry veterans Tom Nagel and Ingi Torfason. The goal was to fill a need for economical long-haul LTL service. Ingi and Tom have the unique experience of having worked in both operations, quality, and sales management for major carriers for decades. Their insight into the industry, …

FreightSnap, More Than Just A Dimensioner Company

FreightSnap is dedicated to helping our customers improve their shipping process in every way that we can. From finding the right dimensioner for your process to finding the perfect place in your warehouse to install it, even integrating it with your existing software and devices. At FreightSnap we understand for a device to add to productivity, it not only needs …

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 …

Where to Install Your Pallet Dimensioner for Maximum Efficiency

Where you install your freight dimensioner can have a big impact on the efficiency of your operation. The following graphic lays out some basic rules regarding install location, which can help you get the most out of your automatic dimensioner. Download the PDF version to keep a copy for yourself, or share the graphic with a friend. Want more articles …

FreightSnap’s FS 5000 Earns Canada Certification

Already a popular pallet dimensioner in the United States, FreightSnap’s FS 5000 has taken its first steps toward becoming a trusted solution for Canadian companies looking to automate their freight measuring processes. This certification makes the FS 5000 the newest pallet dimensioner to be deemed legal-for-trade by Canada’s regulatory agency, Measurement Canada. During the week-long certification assessment, the FS 5000 …

Dimensioning Success Story – Estes Express Lines

Exploration and Evaluation When Estes Express Lines embarked on their journey into freight dimensioning in 2015, they did so with a strong commitment to improving their operations and pricing. While initially considering a handful of vendors, Estes used their best procurement practices to whittle down their list to two companies, FreightSnap being one of them. The two finalists agreed to …

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A Short Guide to Researching, Buying, & Implementing a Pallet Dimensioner

The topic of dimensional weight pricing in the LTL transport industry has been covered at length as major LTL carriers like FedEx, UPS, Old Dominion Freight, SAIA, Estes Express Lines, YRC Freight and others have started using DIM weight as a key component in their rate calculations for shippers. In fact, many LTL’s are already using automatic pallet dimensioners to …

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Infrared Dimensioners Vs Laser Dimensioners: What You Should Know

Automated cubing and dimensioning equipment is emerging as a necessary capital investment for companies across the supply chain, and as such, professionals from various backgrounds – operations, IT, management and accounting – are beginning their first rounds of research into the available products, and the companies that produce them. However, to truly understand the distinctions in these commodities and determine …