Dimensional Weighing

Scale South is proud to carry the Rice Lake Weighing System's line of dimensional weighing products. This line of products is ideal for shipping and logistics industries but can be useful to any industry with a need to capture package dimensions and weights quickly and accurately.

With 5 different models in this line, dimensional weighing has never been easier to seamlessly integrate into your operating procedures. Shipping rates are constantly increasing and accurately measuring your package dimensions will help avoid added shipping fees and surcharges.

What is Dimensional Weighing?

Dimensional weighing is the shift in the shipping industry by determining shipping prices based on a package’s volume as well as weight, and charge for whichever is greater.

Why has dimensional weighing become such a key focus? A carrier’s truck is often filled due to space restrictions much sooner than it reaches its weight capacity, such as over-using packing materials, which creates empty space in boxes.

  • Dimensional weighing is not focused on increasing prices for shippers

  • By shipping smarter, you can adapt to dimensional weighing easier

  • Remember, with dimensional weighing, it is all about volume

Shipping scales for ports and logistics

Rice Lake's iDimension® Series captures an image of packages, flats, poly bags, tubes and irregular shaped items in record time to calculate the dimensions of your packages for shipment.

Watch the iDimensional Plus in Action

Products

iDimension Plus scale

iDimension Plus

When it comes to calculating dimensions of boxes, flats, polybags and more, Rice Lake's iDimension Plus is the fastest static tabletop solution on the market. The iDimension Plus helps prevent revenue loss by providing accurate dimensional weight calculations required by parcel and postal carriers. Put the iDimension Plus to use right away—simply open and assemble to instantly display dimensions.

Great for everyday shipping of boxes, flats and polybags.

iDimension LTL scale

iDimension LTL

Ideal for LTL carriers and companies with a high percentage of product shipped via pallet or crate, the iDimension LTL removes the potential for human error when taking measurements. The extra labor of manually determining dimensions is eliminated by accurately capturing freight dimensions in less than two seconds.

Great for LTL shipping of pallets and crates.

iDimension Plus XL conveyor mount scale

iDimension Plus XL

The iDimension® Plus XL is specifically designed for integrators to provide flexibility in the installation of a dimensioning solution anywhere over a conveyor, table or scale from a pole, ceiling mount or support beam. An optional stand is available for ease of integration over a static roller conveyor at 60.2 inches (Legal for Trade) or 79 inches above the platform. The iDimension Plus XL can be used with UPS Worldship and a barcode scanner to add barcode data to process records.

Useful for dimensioning over conveyors, tables, etc.

iDimension pallet weighing scale

iDimension PWD Pallet Weighing System

The iDimension® PWD dimensioner and scale system provides shippers with the dimensions and weight of palletized shipments, empowering users to identify the correct freight class and reduce the risk of non-compliance fees from carriers. Ensure invoiced freight charges are accurate at the time of shipment and receive a measurable, nearly instantaneous return on investment with the iDimension PWD.

Best for measuring dimensions and weights of palletized shipments.

iDimension Plus Mobile Scale

iDimension Plus Mobile

The iDimension Plus Mobile carts were designed to enable quick and accurate dimensioning directly at your product location. The cart series consists of 30” and 48” long workstations that hold and power the iDimension Plus and other hardware including scales, laptops/thin clients/CPUs and printers up to 12+ hours at a time or 24/7 operation.

Save time by dimensioning directly at the product location.