Additionally, dump truck legal gross weight 55,000 lbs loaded to 100% times 275 tons hauled weekly, equals $5,480.00 in profits and lost profits per week at 0%. Trucks loaded to only 52,000 lbs averages 260 ton hauled weekly with profits of $5,200.00. These figures can translate into lost profits of $15,600.00 annually per solo dump truck. Maximizing payload while eliminating overweight trucks and not underloading is a must.
As early as the fall of 1996, LoadMan recognized the need for onboard scales for dump trucks. At the time, there were no viable onboard payload solutions available for dump trucks. LoadMan understood any viable payload solution would require providing individual axle groups and total gross weight. We also understood a viable solution would require designing custom load cell pins to fit existing OEM original dimensional design. This would eliminate the need to fabricate and allow for quick onsite installation, while also not adding any additional time for trucks going through truck-build at the factory. Each LoadMan system is custom designed around the dump truck body manufacture.