Category: Pallet Spectre Dimensioner

How Cargo Spectre Dimensioners Save Manufacturers Money

While the shipping and logistics industries have understood the money-saving potential of automated dimensioner systems for years, many manufacturers are only now beginning to explore dimensioning solutions. At MODEX 2022, Cargo Spectre heard from a number of manufacturers interested in how automated dimensioning can boost their bottom lines.   To explain, we started with describing exactly […]

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4 Steps to Eliminating Your LTL Reweighs and Reclasses

Eliminating LTL reweighs and reclasses is one of the primary reasons that shipping broker companies inquire about Cargo Spectre. Due to a high volume of inaccurate and misrepresented freight dimensions and weights, many shippers end up wasting far too much time and money on reweighs or reclasses demanded by carriers. Cargo Spectre provides an easy, […]

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Can Automated Dimensioning Solve the Supply-Chain Slowdown?

For the global supply chain, the hits just keep on coming. From the U.S.–China trade war to the COVID-19 pandemic to the war in Ukraine, unprecedented disruptions to the modern, worldwide flow of goods continue to provide a steady stream of challenges to the freight industry. The result has been an epic slowdown in the […]

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How Cargo Spectre Dimensioners Keep International Freight Moving

Among its many disruptions, the COVID-19 pandemic revealed just how fragile the global supply chain we’ve all come to rely upon really is. With ships stacking up at ports and critical components collecting dust in warehouses across the globe, pandemic-related supply-chain slowdown has affected almost every industry in the world in some way. Of course, […]

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Laser Scanning Cargo Wrapped in Black Plastic is Now Obsolete

Cargo Spectre’s Machine Learning Breaks The Speed Barrier Scanning Freight That Challenges Lasers HOUSTON, February 1, 2022 – Cargo Spectre, a leading innovator in the global freight dimensioning industry, announced today that its advanced machine-learning scanning systems achieved industry-leading speeds in recording NTEP-certified dimensions of cargo with black plastic surfaces. The infrared technology’s capabilities offer significant […]

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Can Cargo Spectre Accurately Measure Irregular Objects?

One of the most consistent challenges for warehouses and carriers is the accurate measurement of freight that is an irregular size or unusual shape. Measuring these objects by hand is a frustrating and painstaking process, and if you ask three different, experienced workers to measure the same irregular freight, they are likely to give you […]

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Why Every Inch Counts in Cargo Dimensioning

How much can a single inch really cost you? If you haven’t done the math, you might be surprised. Pallet dimensions that are off just one inch from what’s stated on the paperwork can cost shippers and warehouses thousands of dollars, even if the pallet shifts or bulges after the initial measurement. How much money […]

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Manage Holiday Freight More Efficiently with Automated Dimensioning

The 2020 holiday season may be the most challenging ever for shipping and logistics businesses around the world. This year has already seen unprecedented demand for fast, reliable shipping of all kinds, but parcel volume, in particular, is off the charts as the pandemic transforms how consumers shop. With fewer planes flying, the efficient management […]

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What to Do When Freight Dimensions Change During Shipping

When neatly boxed parcels roll off the line at the factory to be carefully stacked on a pallet, they usually have sharp corners and flat, straight sides. Measuring their freight dimensions is relatively easy and straightforward.  Unfortunately, they don’t always stay perfect for long.  During shipping, parcels and pallets shift, settle, lean, and bulge. The […]

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