Software offers truck scale management solution.

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Designed to provide weight-derived data for distribution, transportation, and supply chain management processes, Measurement Intelligence (MI) Payload utilizes Microsoft's SQL 2005 database, networking, and programming tools. Compatible with Microsoft Windows XP and Vista operating systems, it can be scaled for installation on single PC and linked to single truck scale for small business use, or interfaced with multiple scales and integrated within complex IT network systems.



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MI Payload Scalable Software Supports Wide Range of Applications-From Single Truck Scales to Complex Systems



Fairmont, MN-January 29, 2008-Avery Weigh-Tronix, LLC introduces Measurement Intelligence (MI) Payload, a comprehensive set of software applications designed to provide weight-derived data for distribution, transportation and supply chain management processes. MI Payload utilizes Microsoft's SQL 2005 database, networking and programming tools and is compatible with Microsoft Windows XP and Vista operating systems. Plus, MI Payload can be scaled for installation on a single PC and linked to a single truck scale for small business use, or it may be interfaced with multiple scales and integrated within complex IT network systems.

MI Payload uses key data inputs to identify, weigh, bill and receive data from weighbridge transactions. For each step of the process, the software can be configured to require minimal user input, allowing simple system monitoring and control without the need of a scale attendant. MI Payload also supports advanced requirements with extensive preference options, enabling users to set precise parameters for complex operations, including management of vehicle and trailer tares and expiration, as well as control of invoice generation and customer payment processing. The software is comprised of Visual Studio 2005 tools to develop components written in VC.NET and C#, and it operates in tandem with Microsoft's SQL 2005 Server products. In addition, MI Payload supports future upgrades, adding flexibility and longevity to the durable data-gathering solution.

"MI Payload utilizes today's leading technology to provide solutions which are simple to install, use and support-minimizing the cost of ownership and maximizing the return on investment," said Simon Hallam, global software solutions director at Avery Weigh-Tronix. "Applications feature a simple interface and straightforward design. Plus, the software features familiar, logical screen layouts and predictable function keys, which are easy to follow and use for both basic and expanded application requirements."

Applications

MI Payload provides a robust solution for applications in which the reliable weighing of transported commodities and products is crucial to their success.

Examples include:
Vehicle marshalling
Vehicle dispatch
Unmanned weighing
Accounts receivable interactions
Financial network integration
Payment methods

In addition, several features of MI Payload make it particularly easy to set up and use:

Uses key data inputs to identify, weigh, bill and receive data from weighbridge transactions

Utilizes Microsoft's SQL 2005 database

Features Microsoft Windows XP and Vista operating systems compatibility

Provides configuration options for use with a single PC or as a part of complex IT systems

Offers simple, intuitive interface and straightforward, familiar page design

Supports future upgrade

For more information or to find the nearest Avery Weigh-Tronix equipment supplier, visit the company's website at www.wtxweb.com or call 800-368-2039.

Avery Weigh-Tronix is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of innovative precision electronic weighing devices and control systems.

For further information, contact:
Avery Weigh-Tronix, LLC,
1000 Armstrong Drive,
Fairmont,
MN 56031.
Phone: 507-238-4461.
Fax: 507-238-8224.
Email: usinfo@awtxglobal.com.

Web: www.wtxweb.com

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