Packaging On Demand

Shape Ape for warehousing and distribution applications

March 14th, 2015|

Shape Ape (www.shape-ape.com) was developed to fill a need for low-cost and precise inline dimensioning and quality inspection of products and packages. Current solutions use expensive 3D laser sensors, which lead to high system costs. We use low-cost 3D time-of-flight sensors that were developed for military, gaming, and mobile robotics applications. As […]

Packaging on demand

March 12th, 2015|

Lean packaging is now an essential practice for companies engaged in shipping packages as they search for ways to reduce costs. As of January 1, 2015, FedEx Corp. and UPS Inc. began “dimensional weight pricing” for all of their ground packages, forcing shippers to improve their packaging efficiency. Dimensional weight is determined by […]