Many first-time customers come to Cargo Spectre expecting to find 3D laser scanning technology capable of calculating freight dimensions. While laser scanning technology can be effective for pallet and parcel dimensioning, what Cargo Spectre offers is actually a more advanced scanning tech known as time of flight (ToF) scanning. What our customers quickly find is […]
Even in the best of times, finding great, reliable warehouse talent is an ongoing challenge. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, those challenges have only been compounded. Even as the industry experiences unprecedented shipping volumes worldwide, sick leave, social distancing, and no-shows have forced many warehouses to make do with fewer staff despite the […]
As the demand for home-delivered goods continues to rise, many of Cargo Spectre’s warehouse clients are discovering that the capabilities of our Parcel Spectre parcel dimensioner don’t end at determining the cube of shipping boxes. With efficient parcel packing becoming more critical than ever to a business’s bottom line, Cargo Spectre technology is being put […]
Cargo Spectre integrates with any warehouse software, but we recently sat down with Russell Parkin of HAL, Inc. to discuss why they prefer Cargo Specter as an integration partner.
Capital expenditure (capex) is not a wise investment when used on technology such as automated dimensioners. Here’s why:
PSL Trading Increases Measurement Accuracy and Efficiency with Cargo SpectreOVERVIEWSouth African freight forwarder PSL Trading used Cargo Spectre to measure a larger volume of freight faster and more accurately than ever before, giving the business a competitive advantage.GOALS1 Reduce volume of manual labor2 Eliminate human errors3 Increase measurement speed4 Boost weight and measurement accuracyCOMPANY: PSL […]
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 […]
One of the most common complaints Cargo Spectre hears from our customers is that LTL carriers repeatedly send them invoices for shipments that are double the amount of their original LTL freight quotes. Usually, the culprit is reclass fees. Almost all LTL freight carriers use the National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) system to design their […]
Cargo Spectre’s automated dimensioning systems increased OTI Logistics profits with certified documentation to protest variances.
Huge increase in parcels and cartons shipped due to demand over the past year has led carriers worldwide to realize that they are often exceeding their space constraints first before exceeding weight constraints. As if that weren’t challenging enough, it’s also getting costlier to buy or rent warehouse space. For many parcel and warehouse companies, the only solution is to maximize their current space.