When objects are scanned, often the capture software does not place the data at the center of world coordinates.  When the scan data is them imported into Solidworks it is far from the center of the mesh or oriented in a strange direction that makes it difficult to work with.  XTract3D has several features that allow users to re-orient their parts.  This can be crucial if users need to reference world coordinates in post processing.  Here is a video outlining the options: