Signature Australian Compost and Mulch facility takes advantage of Volumetric Scanning Technology

Project Details

CATEGORY:Bark, Mulch & Compost
LOCATION:Matamata New Zealand

“Having a Loadscan scanner on site has revolutionised the measuring process at Daltons Ltd where we manufacture bulk potting mixes, mulches, composts and supply sand for construction use.”  

— Colin Parker, General Manager, Daltons Ltd

We use it to scan raw materials in, so we only pay for what we purchase, and we use it to scan outwards loads so customers are charged accurately.

It has saved us lots of time and money. Most products’ weight to volume ratio alters regularly depending on rainfall. One cubic metre of dry sand weighs less than one cubic metre of washed sand. In reverse, that means a 30 tonne load of wet product will be less volume (m³) than a 30 tonne load of dry product. A load scanner removes this differential as you are only paying for the cubic metres purchased.

I would recommend a Loadscan scanner without hesitation. It removes all doubt for both the seller and purchaser and reduces workload related to queries about load size. Furthermore, it will pay for itself in half the time you may expect. The software that comes with it is essential as it produces information for management accounting purposes in minutes — as opposed to what would normally take days to prepare, and it is far more accurate.”

Customers are happy knowing exactly what they’re receiving
Scanning granulated bark, pumice, peat, compost, potting mix, metal and top soil
Keeping track of hundreds of thousands of cubic yards across multiple facilities
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