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Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
3M-RAVAS-iForks-Proline 2100-2100L EXi

3M

At a stone’s throw of the Port of Antwerp, 3M produces semi-finished product and raw materials for a multitude of specialised products, such as foils for the aerospace industry or surgical tape for medical applications. Since these substances...
Food
Because of a number of variables inherent to the production of candy, Astra Sweets did not know the exact weight of production runs coming off the three casting lines. Discrepancies in the buffer stock of semi-finished products caused rest materials, delivery delays and additional, corrective production runs. Now RAVAS mobile weighing systems have been installed on the trucks that transport the sweets form the lines to the warehouse, and accurate production weights are communicated with the ERP system over the company’s wireless network.
Metal
CyroTechnics
CryoTechnics Cleaning Solutions uses its RAVAS-1100 to weigh dry ice, a highly volatile product. Leave a full container standing around for a week and it’ll be completely empty. So what do you do to fulfill a customer’s order for a product that slowly disappears without leaving a trace? You measure out a little extra….
Automotive
In Gates’ DC near Gent, Belgium,  the order pick trucks are fitted with RAVAS weighing forks. The weight terminal  translates the weight increase on the forks into a number of articles picked and shows this number in the display. This helps the...
Waste & recycling
AVAG-RAVAS-RVL
AVAG gets all kinds of waste delivered: metal, electronics equipment, paper and glass. These materials are processed into raw materials and partly sold to the customer. The recycled materials are invoiced by weight. AVAG has the legal obligation...
Food
Heineken-RAVAS-iForks
Heineken Event Services supplies events with equipment and beer. Return shipments of 1,000 liter beer tanks are weighed to determine the amount of beer left in the tanks, since customers are only invoiced for the amount of beer actually consumed...
Food
Frigo-RAVAS-RPW EL-Indicator 4100
Frigo Coldstore Logistics stores, repacks and ships frozen products; such as meat, fish and vegetables. Previously they picked all orders manually. There were a lot of mistakes with shipments and packages containing incorrect picks....
Waste & recycling
Janus Vaten-RAVAS-iForks-Unimobile
Thanks to iForks, Janus Vaten is able to save 50.000 euro a year. Janus Vaten cleans steel drums and IBC’s and offers them for re-use. The residue left in the IBC’s is stored for removal by a waste processing company. With iForks, Janus Vaten is...
Waste & recycling
Nijsen Granico-RAVAS-RAVAS 2100L
Nijsen Granico collects rest materials at food companies, for processing into cattle-fodder. Every Nijsen lorry carries a hand pallet truck scale. The driver weighs the collected containers in the presence of the client, the client signs for the...
Waste & recycling
Van Rijnsbergen-Indicator 4100-RCS Plus-Unimobile-UniWin
Waste processing is subject to strict environmental requirements. With a weighing system you know the exact weights of the waste materials and it helps you to maintain a precise waste flow registration. "Mobile weighing is...
Waste & recycling
Smurfit Kappa-iForks touch
Smurfit Kappa Van Mierlo in Belgium, specializes in the development and production of offset printed, cardboard packaging. Cardboard waste occurs in different stages of the production process: when setting up the machines, during folding and gluing, or at quality control. Even materials that do not reach their quality standards are separated and removed.
Logistics & distribution
Scheren logistik-RAVAS-RPW EL-Indicator 4100
In order to minimize errors during order picking, 3PL provider Scheren has equipped his Jungheinrich order picking trucks with integrated scales. The warehouse management system interrogates the scale for the net weight increase after each order...
Logistics & distribution
PAKO-RAVAS-RPW EL
Logistic service provider PaKo does the order picking and distribution for 171 Mäc-Geiz shops in Germany. The problem was that there were too many complaints from the shops about goods not delivered. PaKo was looking for a simple and profitable...
Logistics & distribution
Schneider Electric-iForks
Rows and rows of pallets are stacked high in Schneider Electric’s logistic warehouse in Helmond. The cases on the pallets contain backup systems, climate control systems and security cameras: equipment for setting up computer data centers. And...
Logistics & distribution
DSC Logistics-iForks
3PL and value added services provider DSC Logistics works with leading Fortune 500 companies as well as mid-sized high-growth companies operating in food, consumer packaged goods, health care and medical devices, electronics, paper products and...
Logistics & distribution
Menzies-RAVAS-RVL
Menzies World Cargo handles all kinds of air cargo and transports the cargo back and forth to waiting airplanes at Schiphol Amsterdam Airport. At the request of the carriers, Menzies weighs all incoming colli. If the actual weight is more than 10...
Logistics & distribution
DSV-RAVAS-RPW EL-RAVAS 2100L
DSV Solutions is a 3PL/4PL service provider. Each order is picked and packed on a pallet. Weighing during picking and packing ensures that the process is not interrupted. "The advantage of mobile weighing is that it goes...
Logistics & distribution
Tibbett & Britten-RPW EL-RAVAS 4100
Tibbett & Britten supplies 19 Metro wholesale stores with food products, from its DC in Bucharest. The mobile weighing systems allow a higher handling speed in order putting and therefore create a higher order capacity at the same amount of...
Logistics & distribution
NedTrain-RCS Plus
NedTrain provides maintenance and storage of train components for the NS, the Dutch Railway company. Before the weight of the shipments were only estimated. Overloading of lorries regularly occurred, with costly penalties as a result.
Logistics & distribution
DB Schenker-RAVAS-iForks-Cubetape-Unimobile connect
Logistic service provider DB Schenker measures weight and dimensions of all individual items in containers destined for Brazil. From this data it computes the total weight of packed containers....
Logistics & distribution
Swissport Cargo-RWV-C-Indicator 6100
Swissport International Ltd. provides ground services for 4.1 million ton of palletised air cargo per year, for some 700 customers, at 109 airports in 37 countries, including Cargo City in Frankfurt am Main. Swissport generates a yearly turnover...
Food
Total Produce-RAVAS-iForks
Total Produce is one of Europe's largest importers of fruit and vegetables. All fruit sold by price per kilo, such as watermelons, is weighed on entry. And until recently they needed four employees to do that work... "Total...
Food
Huijbregts-RAVAS-RPW EL-Indicator 6100
Huijbregts supplies premixes of raw materials for the food industry, according to client owned recipes. For quality control on behalf of the client, all ingredients are weighed on the STILL electric pallet trucks that transport them between...
Food
Danone-RAVAS 2100L
Danone sometimes needed to stop production lines because containers with fruit preparations emptied unexpectedly. Nowadays, after each batch produced, the fruit containers are weighed on the hand pallet trucks that return them to the warehouse....
Food
United Biscuits-RAVAS-iForks
A United Biscuits employee was rewarded with € 9.000 for his idea to weigh rest material and production waste directly on the forklift truck. ‘One of our employees was exclusively working on pouring the waste from one bin into another and making...
Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
BRB-RAVAS-RAVAS 2100L EXi
BRB saves time and space by using twelve pallet truck scales for filling IBC containers, mixing lubricants and filling commercial packaging. And those pallet truck scales also come in handy when doing inventories in the warehouse....
Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
CML-RAVAS-RAVAS 2100L EXi
CML Europe (Cambridge Major Laboratories) produces chemical raw materials in small quantities for pharmaceutical companies. Mixing and dosing is done with an explosion-proof hand pallet truck scale. Weighing with a RAVAS-2100L EXi in atex...
Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
Evonik-RAVAS-iForks
Evonik Colortrend mixes color pastes for paint manufacturers worldwide. The stock control runs through iForks and WMS, one knows exactly the quantities of raw materials stored in the warehouse. "This weighing method works...
Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
Henkel-RAVAS-RVL
In the R&D centre in Düsseldorf Henkel develops adhesives and detergents. For the hazardous substances book keeping, anything going in our out of the warehouse is weighed on the forks of the explosion proof forklift truck. That saves a lot of...
Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
Lever Faberge-RAVAS-RWV-C
Once every three months an inventory is made of the perfumes warehouse. Thanks to the weighing forks on the forklift truck, the IBC containers only need to be lifted from the racking to know how much perfume they contain. When weighing a...
Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
Lugato-RAVAS-RPW ST-Indicator 6100
Lugato produces chemical products for construction, such as grout, glue, kit and plaster. Customers are DIY stores and builder’s merchants throughout Europe. The order picking at Lugato is done in two shifts of five workers each. Per shift they...
Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
Quaker-RAVAS-RPW EL
Quaker works on demand, there is almost no stock keeping of mixed chemicals. The filling is done using explosion safe weighing pallet trucks. ‘The weighing trucks have proved to be indispensable’, says Ad van der Meij (Supervisor Maintenance)....
Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
Afton-RAVAS-RVL
Afton Chemical produces fuel and engine oil additives for large oil companies like Shell, Texaco and Total. The oils are mixed ‘on demand’, in large silo’s.  ‘For some mixes only 20 kilos of additives are required on a 5.000...
Automotive
ACP-RAVAS-RPW ST

ACP

ACP supplies 500 to 1,000 boxes of components per day to several well-known lorry manufacturers. In order to prevent incomplete deliveries, all components are counted by scales integrated in the stacker trucks that lift and move the boxes. Thanks...
Metal
Flos-RAVAS-RAVAS 4100L-RAVAS 6100L
At FLOS orders consist of huge numbers of a single product. Since FLOS supplies just-in-time, it is of major importance that deliveries are correct. Which is why the components in incoming and outgoing shipments are counted on two hand pallet...
Paint & Coatings
Herberts-RAVAS-RAVAS 2100L EXi
At Herberts expensive circulation systems became obsolete when they changed to explosion proof hand pallet truck scales to mix the paint, moving the scale from one component to the other. Thus they work faster, are more flexible in their...
Paint & Coatings
Boss Paints-RAVAS-RPW ST
BOSS paints mixes water-based paints in 1500 to 4500 litre batches. A batch is composed from 10 to 15 different components, which have to be mixed in the correct weight ratios. For 4500 litre batches this is done on a scale that’s built into the...
SME's
Van Roessel-RAVAS-RWV-C
Van Roessel Drukwerkers does specialised print jobs for the multimedia market. It sometimes happened that the presses had to be stopped, because paper had run out. Nowadays incomplete deliveries are already signalled while offloading the lorry,...
SME's
BZN-RAVAS-RAVAS-1
Baustoff Zentral Nord sells cobblestones. Previously, they estimated container weights by counting the stones, before delivering to the customer. A RAVAS hand pallet truck scale weighs fast and without interrupting the process. ...
Express Logistics & Air Freight
DHL-RAVAS-INDICATOR 2100-RWV-C

DHL

DHL Poland was trying to solve a problem in their internal logistics: there was no efficient solution for weighing pallet shipments. Since these “special shipments” could not be accurately invoiced, DHL was missing out on turn over. In the end...
Express Logistics & Air Freight
TNT-RAVAS-iFORKS TOUCH
TNT Express is one of the foremost companies in the world in the field of express delivery services. TNT Express ships about 1 million packages, documents and palllets per day. The company operates an extensive road and air transport network that...