Typically, measuring stockpiles is not an easy task. Mistakes and inaccuracies are common, many solutions are costly and it is extremely time consuming.
Ponderay Newsprint Company in Usk, Washington has dealt with these labor-intensive processes that are commonly used to measure stockpiles and wanted to find a "simple and cost-effective way to measure inventory".
In order to provide Ponderay Newsprint Company with a simple and reliable way to measure stockpiles, Jackson Beighle, a GPS/GIS Specialist, recommended Laser Technology’s TruPulse 360 laser rangefinder and MapSmart + Volume software solution.
Guaranteeing repeatability, accuracy and reliability, the TruPulse 360 laser rangefinder and MapSmart + Volume field data collection software provided Ponderay Newsprint Company with a simple way to measure stockpiles, saving them valuable time and money.
Learn more about how you can efficiently measure stockpiles or call us at 1.303.649.1000 to speak with a representative.
Read the full article, "Managing Chip Pile Inventories" from the August 2015 edition of Forest Operations Review.