Cubiscan Blog

Using Cube Data to Fight Dimensional Weight Pricing

May 05, 2016 |

The new dimensional weight (Dim) pricing structure for all ground shipments is here. Is it causing havoc on your parcel shipments? About a year ago, UPS and FedEx announced that all packages will be subject to the new Dim-weight charges. This will have a significant impact on larger, light-weight, packages being shipped by ground freight.

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Tags| Dimensioning system, cubing systems, New Dimensional Weight Shipping Charges, cube data, dimensional weight

CubiScan Debuts New 3D Parcel Cubing Shipping Station

Oct 10, 2015 |

CubiScan® 75 - New Parcel Shipping Station Farmington, Utah, October 16th, 2015 — Quantronix, Inc. proudly introduces the CubiScan 75, an advanced overhead dimensioning device designed to quickly and accurately measure parcels in low to high volume shipping applications. The cost-effective CubiScan 75 utilizes powerful 3-D cameras to create a...

How the UPS and FedEx Dimensional Weight Changes Will Impact YOU

Nov 11, 2014 |

Starting Jan 2015, every ground shipment from UPS and FedEx will have a dimensional weight (DIM) factor calculated. If this factor is more than the weight, you will be charged the DIM weight - this impacts every single person who ships packages or buys online. See how it impacts you by clicking on our slideshare below!

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Tags| New Dimensional Weight Shipping Charges

THE CUBINATOR

Oct 10, 2014 |

CubiScan.  A common household (or warehouse-hold) name in most shipping and distribution circles.  We are fortunate to have a strong brand name in CubiScan - a name that is recognizable all over the globe.  Over the decades we have heard, and seen, our CubiScan brand mentioned in many, many different ways.  No matter how you spell, or say...

Tags| slotting project, warehouse efficiency, Integrated shipping and manifesting systems, Overcoming UPS and FedEx DimWeight Charges

The Power of Cubing from 30,000 ft...65 mph & 29 knots

Aug 08, 2014 |

We Invented Cubing!

Quantronix-first in Cubing- invented and perfected the CubiScan® dimensioning and weighing systems.  Our passion for cubing has led to the development of the broadest range of automated dimensioning and weighing systems.

CubiScan products are used in a wide variety of automated freight handling (air, ground, rail and ocean),...

Tags| slotting project, warehouse optimization, Cubing for Air, Ocean, Rail, or Truck

Five Reasons Why You Need CubiScan to Optimize Your Warehouse.

Jun 06, 2014 |

A better bottom line. As companies strive toward the achievement of these four magic -- and often elusive words,  the objective is clear: trim expenditures while embracing opportunities for growth.  This involves taking a cold hard look at ongoing practices, identifying underperforming areas, setting new goals, and implementing strategic measures...

Tags| warehouse efficiency, warehouse optimization

5 Vital Points When Choosing the Best Dimensioning and Weighing System

May 05, 2014 |

Are you still using tape measures in your facility? Are you manually collecting the cube and weight data for all your products, then inputting it into your Warehouse Management System (WMS)? One of the best ways to optimize your entire warehouse, plus maximize your shipping processes, is to collect and import the cube and weight data directly into...

Tags| slotting project, warehouse efficiency, cubing system, load planning