Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 15, 2008
Warehouses are under increased pressure to keep up with fast-changing customer demands. Not only has this amplified the need to reduce order fulfillment times, but also the ability to effectively balance existing storage capacity against throughput, productivity and costs. METTLER TOLEDO understands these challenges; the Total Warehouse Solution, made up of dimensioning, weighing and identification solutions, are tailored to help today's warehouses achieve their business goals. With products for receiving, in-motion conveyors, forklifts & pallets, inventory control and shipping, METTLER TOLEDO is guaranteed to have the weighing and dimensioning solution for any warehouse.
Space is a very valuable asset in the warehouse and knowing how to use it to the best of its capabilities is becoming increasingly important. Inbound product registration is no longer just recording a new SKU. Product registration and Warehouse Management Systems now require the SKU barcode, weight, quantity and in most cases the physical attributes of the products (length, width and height) to accurately utilize warehouse space. METTLER TOLEDO offers products for inbound product registration, product identification and quality assurance.
As industries grow and companies expand, they must also get products moving faster with better visibility. With high speed, in-motion dimensioning and weighing there is no reason for products to ever stop to gather these attributes. With the ability to capture barcodes and SKU from all sides of the conveyor at the same speed, users can increase productivity and visibility real-time. METTLER TOLEDO provides solutions in high-speed dimensioning, in-motion weighing and multi-side barcode reading.
Forklifts & Pallets
Not everything comes in pretty little packages; oversized, heavy items are often on the shipping list. If there is no time to stop and weigh products, a forklift scale is an ideal solution. For heavier, more difficult weighing applications there is a wide array of floor scales to satisfy any application. When the size of your large product or shipments matters warehouses now have the option to measure with the ease and accuracy of proven, laser-based technology. Solutions in floor scales, pallet dimensioning and forklift scales are all available from METTLER TOLEDO.
Having too little or too much is always a problem, but maintaining the right amount can be very challenging. Companies must know what they have, how much they have and where they have it. The best way to control inventory on an ongoing basis can be done by integrating various counting scales into your warehouse management system. METTLER TOLEDO provides a variety of counting scales, over/under scales and integrated shelf scales for weighing small items, such as plastic tubing, to weighing large gears or heavy springs.
Whether the shipping is done in-house or a carrier is the means of transport, it is important to know what is being shipped. If products are shipped in-house it is important to get the most out of the space available on the truck and plan loads accordingly based on the weight and volume of the packages. If a carrier ships the product it is vital to know the exact weight and dimension of the parcels to save money on back-charges. METTLER TOLEDO offers letter weighing, parcel scales and parcel dimensioning systems to help streamline outbound shipping needs.
METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision automatic, accurate dimensioning technologies for the transportation and logistics industry. Through leading edge technology and unprecedented service, the company has been chosen as a supplier of weighing and dimensioning equipment for use by the following companies and their customers: UPS, FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, DHL, Airborne, Pitney Bowes and additional shippers and carriers. METTLER TOLEDO solutions are fully integrated into a customer's IT environment, providing numerous opportunities to recover revenues and save operation costs, while improving automation supply chain workflows through accurate weighing and dimensioning. For more information visit http://www.mt.com/dimensioning or call 1-866-339-3538 or email DIM@mt.com.