Greifensee, Zurich, Switzerland (PressExposure) June 13, 2014 -- METTLER TOLEDO has published a guide for buyers explaining dimensioning, weighing, and scanning solutions (DWS), and how deployment of an automated DWS solution can quickly yield significant return-on-investment (ROI). The accurate measuring capabilities from DWS solutions enable transport companies to invoice correctly for transport and maximize vehicle capacity and optimize line-haul.
METTLER TOLEDO, supplier of dimensioning, weighing and scanning (DWS) solutions to the transport and logistics industry, has published a free buyer's guide. The guide offers impartial advice on available dimensioning, weighing and scanning technology, system configurations, and what needs to be planned for when implementing new DWS equipment.
Among others, the guide covers topics, such as:
- How to select the right equipment by looking at existing processes
- How to calculate the total cost of ownership of new equipment
- How to integrate a DWS system into existing operations with minimum impact on operation
The guide offers practical, educational information to both experienced and first-time buyers of automatic DWS equipment. It is intended to present more comprehensive information than you find in sales brochures which tend to answer questions about "who?" and "what?" This guide aims to provide answers to "how?" and "why?"
Dimensioning, Weighing and Scanning solutions are used by parcel express companies to identify, weigh and measure the goods they transport. The equipment is often integrated into highly automated sorting environments and uses sophisticated laser technology and data-management software. There is a lot to plan for in terms of cost, solutions, implementation and uptime. This guide provides a good overview of all that needs to be considered before, during and after investment.
Download a copy of the METTLER TOLEDO Dimensioning, Weighing and Scanning Buyer's Guide at http://www.mt.com/dws-guide?crel=ePR_PP_EN
About Mettler Toledo:
METTLER TOLEDO specializes in the area of precision instruments for professional use. METTLER TOLEDO laboratory instruments are used in research, scientific, drug discovery, and quality control labs, amongst many others in the pharmaceutical, chemical, food and cosmetics industries. METTLER TOLEDO comprehensive industrial solutions cover the various steps in a host of manufacturing processes at many of the same customers that laboratory serves. Solutions range from receiving raw materials through various manufacturing processes, in-line process control and end-of-line packaging control, to logistics and shipping. Increasingly, these solutions are fully integrated into the customer's IT environment, helping automate their workflows. In food retail, our offering for fresh food management ranges from receiving and pre-packaging, to in-store solutions for self-service departments, deli counters, and checkout terminals.