Shipping & Freight

rail transportationTruck Scale to Weigh Trucks after Offloading from Rail Cars on RailwayNovember 2, 2016

Reliable rail transportation brings in asphalt materials to the Valley Asphalt Company’s scale location near Cincinnati, Ohio. This truck scale …

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Automated Ticketing SystemsTime Flies at Tilcon, Thanks to the Automated Ticketing SystemsNovember 2, 2016

Tilcon owns and operates dozens of quarries, asphalt and recycling plants, water terminals, and highway construction divisions, in New York …

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fairbanks scales logoThe Difference Between Open and Closed End Service White PaperApril 17, 2017

Open-end service is the most typical type of service that is provided in the industrial weighing service industry. It is …

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Condec ComponentsThe Benefits of Buying LocalNovember 1, 2016

Businesses are turning to the Internet for a wide variety of purchases, including scales. Although convenient and sometimes less expensive, …

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fairbanks scales logoTensileCore Engineered Concrete White PaperJune 26, 2017

In just about any application, a concrete deck truck scale is a better long-term solution than a steel deck scale. When …

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Steel Processing WarehouseSteel Processing Warehouse Weighs for Stock and Shipment SimultaneouslyNovember 2, 2016

B-TEK Clydesdale Floor Scales can be fabricated in many sizes and capacities for different scale needs. Above ground or pit …

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Robbie Jeremy LogoSOLAS RegulationsNovember 1, 2016

In the case of cargo carried in a container*, except for containers carried on a chassis or a trailer when …

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Robbie Jeremy LogoSelecting a Testing, Calibration or Measurement SupplierNovember 1, 2016

When selecting a supplier to fulfill your testing, calibration or measurement needs, you need to be sure that they can …

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Rental ScalesScale Rental for All NeedsJuly 10, 2018

NSM just finished our largest rental of the year where we rent 68 dual counting scales to a local vehicle …

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fairbanks scales logoScale Maintenance White PaperApril 17, 2017

Do not be fooled by service companies selling scale maintenance agreements that lack focus on calibration. Calibration is the most …

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Conagra gravel pitReplacing Previous Scale in a Gravel Pit LocationNovember 2, 2016

The Customer – ConAgra Foods, Morrell, Ohio location
The Challenge -Replacing a previous scale in a gravel pit location.
The Solution – …

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fairbanks scales logoQuickSilver Bench Scale meets all demands of Gulf Coast supermarket chainJune 26, 2017

Along America’s Gulf Coast, from Gulf Shores, Ala., to Layfayette, La., you will find locations for regional supermarket chain, Rouses Food Market. From …

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fairbanks scales logoPDQ Scale White PaperJune 26, 2017

An area Sales manager (ASM) had developed a relationship with a local pipe company and uncovered an opportunity to help them …

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Packaging Testing SolutionsPackaging Testing SolutionsJuly 12, 2016

Testing packaging requires an extremely versatile materials testing system due to the varying requirements applicable to the different materials.
Some of …

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PackagingPackagingJuly 12, 2016

Standard

Description

ASTM D4577

This test method is designed to determine the resistance of a shipping container to a vertically applied constant load …

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national serviceNational Transportation Company Shipping Service Needs Standardized National Service and Scale Solution for each TerminalNovember 21, 2011

A national transportation company has a shipping service as part of their service offerings.  Since they charge by weight, they …

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Rice Lake Weighing Systems Logo Exceptional SalesMeasuring Irregular and Small ObjectsMay 3, 2017

iDimension Series version 4.9.1.162 firmware (NTEP pending) is now available for download. This version enhances dimensioning performance with irregular shaped …

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drum scale mobileMaking a Drum Scale Mobile with Attached Ramp for Easier Loading and UnloadingFebruary 23, 2016

The Clients – Warehouses, manufacturing facilities and all customers with portability needs
The Challenge – To make a drum scale mobile with …

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Ohaus Navigator Operations: Counting - Using Existing APW VideoKongsberg Automotive Tracks Inventory in LengthMarch 21, 2018

Customer – Kongsberg Automotive provides world class products to the global vehicle industry.
Application- Customer wanted a solution to track Inventory …

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fairbanks scales logoIP69K White PaperApril 17, 2017

What is IP69K? Is this a concern for me? If so, how can I be
protected?

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WIM inventoryInventory & Gate Management with LS-WIMMarch 19, 2018

Bulk items, like aggregate or cement, can be difficult to track for the purposes of inventory management. Often yard managers …

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LP600 RVIntercomp LP600 Helps RV Dealer Promote SafetyApril 18, 2018

As the size and complexity of the modern RV continues to increase,manufacturers and customers must also take into account axle …

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Sailing LR100K PlusGowen Ocean Sails LTD and Lloyd Use the LR100K Plus to Test Webbings Used in High Load Areas of SailsNovember 2, 2016

Gowen Ocean Sails Ltd and materials testing machine manufacturer Lloyd Instruments have collaborated on the testing of webbings used in …

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fairbanks scales logoFairbanks Trident: A Proven, Strategically Special Scale White PaperJune 26, 2017

It is not uncommon to find our competitors focusing the sales dialog on the virtues of a steel deck truck scale. …

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fairbanks scales logoExperience Chooses Fairbanks Tundra Truck ScaleJune 26, 2017

The Tundra design is just like a highway bridge – something in which he has a great deal of expertise. Massive main …

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Freight LTL FreightExpanded Service Support of LTL Freight CompaniesAugust 14, 2018

Nicol Scales & Measurement continues to expand its service support of LTL Freight companies. Carriers serviced from our Dallas, Austin …

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Condec ComponentsDimensioningNovember 17, 2016

Dimensional weight, often referred to as dim weight, reflects the package’s density—the amount of space the package utilizes in relation …

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Rice Lake Weighing Systems Logo Exceptional SalesConnecting an iDimension 100 to UPS WorldShip SoftwareMay 3, 2017

Connecting an iDimension 100 Series to UPS Worldship requires your unit to have software version 4.7.2.1007 or later to be …

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fairbanks scales logoCoal Tar Undercoating White PaperJune 26, 2017

In 2001, the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) released a study that calculated the cost of
corrosion to the United States …

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load cellCheck the (Load Cell) Pockets to Compare Truck ScalesNovember 2, 2016

You are not looking for loose change when you check the load cell pockets to compare truck scales.  Instead, you’re …

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fairbanks scales logoBest Practices White PaperApril 17, 2017

Maintenance practices don’t immediately show profit or savings but good practices prevent short and long-term expenses. Here is the good …

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fairbanks scales logoAn Innovative Solution White PaperJune 26, 2017

The cost for hand-harvesting operations has steadily increased over the years without regard to the
delivered-in price that growers receive. Growers …

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programmable indicatorsAloha Automation with Rice Lake’s Programmable Indicators and Quality Control ScaleNovember 2, 2016

Hawaii is the land of luaus, leis and lava, but is is also home to the only fully-automated QUIKRETE® manufacturing …

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