Cubing And Weighing

<p>The industry might soon see best-of-breed receiving solutions to help ensure accurate dimensional data throughout a facility.</p> By Josh Bond · June 1, 2015
After major parcel carriers introduced new rate structures, the industry is still scrambling to identify and eliminate every cubic inch of waste.
By Bob Trebilcock · May 9, 2015
UPS and FedEx have changed they way they charge our customers to ship their orders. That's created an opportunity for our industry to play a role in reducing packaging and shipping costs.
<p>Bob Fischer, CEO and president of ADSI handles the new Size-IT digital mobile dimensioning tool which can accurately capture dimensional measurements and link the “DIM” information with shipping software.</p> By Roberto Michel · March 25, 2015
In addition to unveiling its mobile order fulfillment and shipping solutions, ADSI (Booth 4170) is demonstrating its Size-IT digital mobile dimensional weight calculator.
By Jack Ampuja, Contributing Editor, Supply Chain Optimizers · February 1, 2015
The explosive growth of e-commerce and the impact it has had on small package and LTL deliveries has forced carriers to turn the tables and push the inefficiency penalty back to the shipper. Bottom line: It’s time to re-think your packaging—or get ready to cut a bigger check.
By Sara Pearson Specter · February 1, 2015
With new “dim weight” pricing in place, a simple solution can help small parcel shippers collect dimensions.
By MMH Staff · December 24, 2014
A look back at Modern's 2014 cover stories.
<p>Dimensional data can be captured as items enter a facility, on demand directly before pack out, or in a self-learning system that accumulates per-item data.</p> By Josh Bond · October 1, 2014
End-users and solution providers prepare for dimensional pricing models to upend their packaging processes—or realize they have been preparing for it all along.
By Sara Pearson Specter · August 1, 2014
Collecting the weight of packages on the fly yields better management, decision making.
By Sara Pearson Specter · July 1, 2014
When cubing a warehouse or dimensioning a shipment, companies increasingly use the information about size and weight of parcels for inbound and outbound operations.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 1, 2013
Automation is transforming distribution centers. But don’t overlook the little things that can have a big impact on your performance.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 12, 2012
Packaging and shipping are becoming the new battleground for etailers
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