Container loading software helps shippers accurately calculate loading and stuffing plans.
Why are container loading calculations important?
If you are involved in trucking or shipping cargo around the world, then you are most likely loading cargo inside shipping containers.
Shipping containers provide low shipping costs and can carry large amounts of cargo. However, they must be accurately loaded to maximize space and minimize transport costs.
In this article we explain how shippers can use truck and container loading software to plan calculations for loading and stuffing shipping containers.
In the case of consolidating different products into one container, it can be a challenge to correct load and stuff the containers to make maximum use of it’s capacity. Shipping fully loaded, instead of partially empty containers will save you money. This is where truck and container loading software will benefit your business.
Goodloading truck and container loading software.
Shipping container transport costs are relatively cheap, but they can be reduced even further with a smart container loading plan.
Goodloading have developed cloud based software that allows shippers to instantly plan and visualize the loading of cargo into shipping containers. The application has many functionalities, but it’s main task is to show the most optimal arrangement of cargo into the loading space.
Goodloading is completely free, very easy to use and understand, and shippers can get started instantly.
How does Goodloading work?
Users start by choosing suitable type of shipment, in this case it will be a shipping container. Subsequently, a list of loads is introduced. You can add loads yourself by entering dimensions or uploading a document with a list of goods.
As a result, the cargo loading arrangement instantly appears on a 3D visualization of the loading plan. Users can adjust cargo by moving, rotating and stacking objects to optimize loading space inside the shipping container.
When the loading calculation is complete, the finished project can be shared with a 3rd party, or printed and saved to the user’s account.
This video shows how to use Goodloading truck and container loading software for free.
At the bottom of the cargo visualization it will show data such as free and occupied LDM, the number of loaded cargo, the total weight of the load, the volume of all loads and the amount of free cubic meters.
Creating your packing list documents for loaded shipping containers.
Exporters can operate more effectively using load planning programs such as Goodloading. It is a much more effective solution compared to traditional paper-based planning methods.
When a container has been loaded, shippers must accurately create packing list documents to state the details of the cargo that has been loaded. Shippers can use IncoDocs to quickly and easily create compliant packing lists and other shipping documents.
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