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Legal for Trade Onboard Scale is available in North America.
Legal for Trade Onboard Scale is available in North America.

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October 26, 2012 - Operating solely from parked position, TradeRoute™ lets drivers of common route delivery trucks bypass local truck scales. Hydraulics are used to engage scale, and load cells support vehicle's load only during weigh cycle. Designed to install around frame of straight-truck designs, scale uses combination of frame-hugging weigh modules, stainless steel junction box, and weatherproof control center that houses 920i® Indicator/Controller and Epson TM-U295 Ticket Printer.

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Rice Lake Weighing Systems
231 W. Coleman St.
Rice Lake, WI, 54868
USA



Rice Lake Weighing Systems Launches Breakthrough Legal for Trade Onboard Scale


Makers of the popular SURVIVOR® brand truck scale release TradeRoute™, a Legal for Trade onboard system for many common route delivery trucks

Rice Lake, WI:  Rice Lake's breakthrough new Legal for Trade onboard scale is getting plenty of attention in the trucking and transportation industries. From feed and grain to minerals, scrap steel, wood pellets, grease recovery and more, TradeRoute is letting drivers bypass local truck scales and conduct business directly to and from their payload, printed ticket and all.

TradeRoute is one of very few Legal for Trade onboard scales available in North America. But what makes it most unique is that it operates solely from a parked position where hydraulics are used to engage the scale. Unlike all other onboard designs, TradeRoute’s load cells support the vehicle’s load only during the weigh cycle, eliminating the potential for premature load-cell wear from constant engagement.

TradeRoute from Rice Lake Weighing Systems is designed to install around the frame of many common straight-truck designs using a combination of frame-hugging weigh modules, a stainless steel junction box, and a weatherproof control center that houses Rice Lake’s 920i® Indicator/Controller and Epson TM-U295 Ticket Printer. The 920i software adds tremendous power and flexibility to each TradeRoute system, which can be customized to the unique needs of each customer.

According to Rice Lake product manager Chris Senneff, “The potential cost savings are huge. Carriers can save an enormous amount of time and vehicle wear by not taking constant trips to a certified scale, and multiply that savings across their fleet. They get detailed numbers from each stop and are able to store and transmit those numbers back to their office electronically. Not having to handwrite tickets or transpose information is removing a big chance of error and saving a lot of time too.” Chris explains that there are other benefits to onboard systems as well. “Like any onboard system, just knowing your truck’s weight at any given moment lets you make the most of your capacity without going over. Avoid a few overload fines and this system pays for itself pretty quickly.” For more information about TradeRoute or other Rice Lake products, visit www.ricelake.com/traderoute.

Rice Lake Weighing Systems is a family-owned, ISO 9001 certified corporation based in the United States. Headquarters, metrology laboratory and main manufacturing plant are located in Rice Lake, Wisconsin with support facilities throughout the world including North America, South America, India and the Netherlands.
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