Customer Story: Salt Sheds Volume Measurement


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In the relentless pursuit of efficiency and accuracy, the journey of Vi-LiDAR’s warehouse volume measurement system unfolds as a testament to innovation and resilience. Join us as we delve into the narrative of triumph amidst the challenges of inventory management.


Navigating the Terrain of Inventory Management

In the intricate web of industrial, highway, and agricultural landscapes, the significance of precise inventory management cannot be overstated.

It is within this landscape that Vi-LiDAR’s solution emerges as a beacon of efficiency.

The Voice of Experience: A Roadside Odyssey

Amidst the bustle of the highway maintenance domain stands Li Yi’an, the steward of the Zhicun Highway Station. With 500 tons of emergency supplies, including the indispensable “snowmelt agent” – salt, prepared for deployment, the challenge of accurate inventory assessment looms large. “Estimating salt pile volumes by sight is fundamentally flawed and subjective,” Li Yi’an asserts. “While some locations employ measuring devices based on external dimensions, they fail to account for depth. Many of our structures remain filled with salt year-round, rendering it inaccessible to determine its true extent.”

Snow on the road
Snow on the road

Illuminating the Path: The Evolution of Technology

In the annals of inventory management, traditional methodologies, fraught with labor-intensive field surveys, pale in comparison to the precision and safety afforded by modern technology. Enter Vi-LiDAR’s online monitoring system, a culmination of three years of development and real-world testing under the guidance of seasoned engineer Ali. Leveraging consumer-grade imaging sensors and LiDAR technology, Vi-LiDAR’s VI-VMS-W system revolutionizes inventory assessment, delivering accurate data within minutes, even in the most challenging environments.

The Triumph of Precision and Cost-Efficiency

In the realm of inventory estimation, Vi-LiDAR’s VI-VMS-W system stands as a paragon of precision and cost-effectiveness. “With an error margin below 1% and a cost below $10,000, VI-VMS-W surpasses traditional methods twofold,” affirms Li Yi’an. “Moreover, its practicality, speed, and safety redefine data collection in the field, eliminating the need for hazardous manual operations.”

A Glimpse into the Future: Innovating Beyond Boundaries

As Vi-LiDAR’s journey continues, Ali unveils the roadmap for VI-VMS-W’s evolution, envisioning its seamless integration into storage facilities, enhanced capabilities for structures with domed roofs, and elevated value proposition for storage infrastructure.



In the tapestry of innovation and perseverance, Vi-LiDAR’s warehouse volume measurement system emerges as a testament to human ingenuity. As we navigate the complexities of inventory management, let us embrace the ethos of resilience and innovation, for within the crucible of challenge lies the essence of progress.

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