At RAVAS, we understand the importance of efficient logistics. For over 40 years, RAVAS has been a leader in the material handling industry as we are the pioneers of mobile weighing. Our mobile weighing solutions are fabricated to increase efficiency for a productive work environment. Determining shipping weights is crucial in logistics and material handling industries and must be observed with careful attention.

Shipping weights

Prevent overloads and unnecessary costs

Every company that ships goods need to know the most accurate weight of goods possible. Required by law, the shipper must declare the correct weight on shipping documents. Overloads and incorrect declarations can cause a lot of trouble. Determining shipping weights is probably the most common use of a hand pallet truck scale. It’s in the shipping department where time can be saved, and downtime can be eliminated by weighing on the go. Middle and smaller-sized companies seldom handle large numbers of pallets per day. However, efficient weighing in the shipping department offers other advantages as well. Shipping weights can be printed on a ticket with an order number, date, and time.

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Van Roessel Printers: incomplete deliveries signaled in time

Van Roessel Drukwerkers does specialized print jobs for the multimedia market. It sometimes happened that the presses had to be stopped because the paper had run out. Nowadays, incomplete deliveries are already signaled while offloading the lorry by a scale on a forklift truck. The weight is registered while driving, which increases efficiency significantly.

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Saving time, space, and money

Total Produce

Total Produce is a large importer of fruit and vegetables. All fruit sold by price per kilo is weighed at goods reception by 4 employees. Using the RAVAS iForks saves approximately 30% of their time.

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Schneider Electric

In Schneider Electric’s logistic warehouse in Helmond, every single pallet is weighed at goods reception and again before shipping. The floor scale was a true bottleneck compared to the mobile weighing solutions.


At Heineken, return shipments of 1,000-liter beer tanks are weighed to determine the amount of beer left in the tanks, since customers are invoiced for the amount of beer consumed. Heineken uses iForks for quick and accurate weighing.

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