Another kind of transporting scale used in industries is the bench scale or the floor scale when the products that are prepared for shipment are contained in big drums and containers. It is very important that the products being shipped out have passed the quality control and inspection; otherwise, there is the possibility of rejection of the shipment. The importance of the shipping scales is to accurately determine that the proper weight of the product is realized before it reaches its destination. Usually, the shipping scales are also located at the end process of production for convenience and to lessen the necessity of additional manpower in transporting the products from a far distance.
Transporting scales are one of the most important equipments within the company because this enables the company to check if all the packed products have reached the approximate weight that is required by the customer. Proper monitoring is implemented while using the shipping scales because any error committed may cause loss in profitability. Most often the monitoring process in the shipping scales are done by a warehouseman with a representative from the quality control department of the company. This is one of the company policies that are strictly implemented in order to achieve customer satisfaction. Whenever the customer is satisfied with the procedures of the company, there is always a potential for a long term business relationship.