Packaging Corner: Hybrid systems improve e-commerce packing

Dimensioning System

Match the right-sized box to contents faster, easier with automatically captured dimensional data.

With the tremendous uptick in e-commerce, fulfillment operations are struggling to match the best-sized shipping carton to an order’s contents to minimize the dimensional weight (dim weight) shipping charges assessed by UPS and FedEx.

To simplify that decision-making process, on-demand box-making machinery—like the equipment offered by Box on Demand—can be outfitted with many dimensioning technologies…

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Published in Modern Materials Handling Magazine