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How Technology Is Transforming the Truck Scale Industry

How Technology Is Transforming the Truck Scale Industry

Every aspect of the world is slowly becoming digitally integrated, and the same goes for the trucking industry––where automation, data collection and storage, and technology-operated scale operations are becoming the new standard. New ways of collecting data are having a huge impact on profitability because of digitally integrated scale operations––changing the way we collect and […]

Truck Scales: More Than Just Weighing Loads

Truck Scales: More Than Just Weighing Loads

To the general public, truck scales are viewed as high precision instruments meant for load measurement, and weighing stations are just checkpoints for truckers along the highway. However, truck scales serve more purpose than just gathering weights for a transaction––they protect fleets, keep payloads safe on the highway, and they check truck weight to make […]

Mettler Toledo’s DataBridge Express

Mettler Toledo’s DataBridge Express

Unattended driver terminals have increasingly gained popularity as a standard method of processing weight transactions at the truck scale; thanks to automation, they’re convenient, cost-effective, and time-effective.  With Mettler Toledo’s DataBridge Express, truckers can process their own weighing transactions using a mobile app on their smartphones or other mobile devices. All it takes is a […]

USP Chapter 41 Weighing Requirements

USP Chapter 41 Weighing Requirements

Weighing affects the entire analytical workflow process––any error in the process can lead to inaccurate results. To avoid errors during the weighing process, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) has rigid measurement requirements for balances for weighing analytes and quantitative measures.  These unyielding requirements are applicable to all pharmaceutical QC activities globally, not just exclusively in […]

MT Truck Scale Buying Guide

MT Truck Scale Buying Guide

Cold, hard facts are vital when considering a new scale. To make an informed decision, you need to know about technology and specification options. It’s important to cut through the fluff of sales material and get down to the details of the product. Here are some things to consider in a truck scale. How a […]

Increase Efficiency with Lean Manufacturing

Increase Efficiency with Lean Manufacturing

Waste is one of the biggest drivers of decreased efficiency in any facility. Avoiding it at all costs can be tricky, but there are things you can implement to reduce it considerably, and optimize your manufacturing efficiency.  What is Lean Manufacturing? “Lean manufacturing” is a process-management philosophy, made popular as an adaptation of the Toyota […]

A Guide to Weighing in a Warehousing and Logistics Environment

A Guide to Weighing in a Warehousing and Logistics Environment

In an industry where revenue is based mainly on the weight of commodities purchased or shipped, the right scale system is an invaluable asset. Benefits go far beyond increasing productivity and efficiency, simplifying compliance with health and safety regulations. Integrating the correct scale system in warehousing and distribution centers enhances overall workflow productivity. Here’s a […]

The Five Most Common Issues in Truck Scale Calibration, and How to Solve Them

The Five Most Common Issues in Truck Scale Calibration, and How to Solve Them

Industrial scales do the important work of keeping roads safe and ensuring that all regulations are met. Weighing vehicles and their contents at specific checkpoints along busy roadways is crucial—when truck scales experience problems with calibration, it can cause significant problems for drivers and, ultimately, introduce concerns for infrastructure. The best remedy for problems with […]

Truck Scales are Vital: Here Are Three Reasons Why

Truck Scales are Vital: Here Are Three Reasons Why

We’ve all seen them: “WEIGH STATION: All Trucks Must Stop When Lights are Flashing.” These weigh stations dot the interstate systems across the country and serve to check the weight of cargo-carrying semi-trucks, ensuring that they are within safe limits. You might guess that one reason commercial trucks must be weighed is to ensure that […]

METTLER TOLEDO Vehicle Scales: What Sets Them Apart?

METTLER TOLEDO Vehicle Scales: What Sets Them Apart?

  When you’re weighing your options for vehicle scales, you need to consider important factors like performance, durability, accuracy and reliability. At Acme, we became a METTLER TOLEDO authorized distributor because we believe in the quality of their truck scales more than any others. Their extensive development process meets and even exceeds industry requirements, which […]