Cargo Optimizer Professional




Cargo Optimizer Professional handles regularly shaped containers such as ocean containers, trucks and refrigerated units. Plus it offers several advanced options such as:

- Loading by sequence, FILO (First In Last Out)
- Multiple container sizes per shipment (no limit)
- Multiple cargo sizes per shipment (limit to 100 sizes)
- Calculate costing and cost per package being shipped
- Multiview load plan 3D/Weight/Front/Top/Side

- Edit loading output
- Find maximum quantity to full container
- Max quantity for group loading
- Weight Distribution graph
- Preview on calculation

- Ultimate mode calculation
- Manual load (real drag and drop style)
- Flat loading option
- Real 3D weight graph with center of gravity position
- Real 3D load plan

- No overhang loading option
- Suppot to interlock styles
- Demonstration button
- Automatic upgrade inform
- Carton Designer module

General information


1. Software can support many screen resolutions. Start from 800 x 600 pixel or 1024 x 768 pixel and bigger resolutions
2. Software can working in multilanguage, user can translation to any language by yourself or download language file to import from website.
3. Software can working on 2 unit system both imperial (lbs., inch) and metric (kg., cm.).
User can choose only one unit system on installation process.
4. Unlimited number and size of containers per loading (Multicontainer loading).
5. Unlimited number and limit to 100 sizes of cargos per loading.
6. Provides a full export and import capability (from MS-Excel)
7. Lets you view the loading, complete or in phases, using the Load Plan window
8. Provides easy to follow loading instructions that show the exact quantities and position of packages to be loaded
9. Offers full flexibility in loading and stacking rules to cover all your operational requirements
10. Software comes With "Manual Load" to allow the user to design any load style as required by yourself.


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Ultimate mode calculation


Ultimate mode is special calculation mode by push all loaded cargo inside and recalculate on new available space.
It can make more loade efficiency in some loading case.

 


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Manual load (drag and drop)


New style manual load with drag and drop. It's very easy to design and edit any load style as you need.

Options to help you manage your loading style as you need.




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Flat loading option


Flat load option to set load style as flat loading. Best result for not full container loading.


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Real 3D weight graph with center of gravity position


Real 360 degree rotation just click on load plan picture and drag your mouse to rorate 3D graph
and center of gravity position (blue ball).


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Real 3D load plan



Real 360 degree rotation just click on load plan picture and drag your mouse to rorate view.


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No overhang loading option

 

No overhang loading option to allow or not allow overhang cargo.

 


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Support interlock loading


support interlock styles. It's give more load efficiency in some case.


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Edit loading output

 

In Load Plan view you can click edit loading button to send current container to re-arrange in manual load module.


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Find maximum quantity to full container


Cargo Optimizer come with feature to calculate for maximum quantity for single cargo to full any containers.
With this function user can calculate for maximum quantity of cargo by enter quantity = 1 in Input Specification page.
Software will calculate for maximum number to full container.

For sample, if we have cargo A, and want to calculate for maximum number to full 20' /40' / 40' HQ container

We just enter qty 1 for cargo A

and Container list you enter 20' /40' / 40' HQ container

On load option use “Max quantity for group loading”. Software will calculate for maximum set that can full container.

After finish calculating, software will show quantity for full container for each container.






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Max quantity for group loading


Cargo Optimizer come with feature to calculate for maximum capacity for group cargo.
With this function user can calculate for maximum set for “set product” by enter only quantity per set in Input Specification page. Software will calculate for maximum set to full container.

For sample, if we have cargo that separate box for each part likes this:

Table set:
Top 1 box per set
Leg 2 boxes per set
Chair 4 boxes per set

We just enter qty.
1
2
4

And on load option use “Max capacity for group loading”. Software will calculate for maximum set that can full container

On load option use “Max quantity for group loading”. Software will calculate for maximum set that can full container.

After finish calculating, software will show maximum set of cargo.


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Weight distribution


In Load Plan view you can click on W button to show weight distribution in container.

number on each corner is weight on each. Bold number is weight on each side


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Preview on calculation

 


On calculation process, software will show you picture of maximum loading and efficiency.
It will change evertime software find more loading efficiency.


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Carton Designer (Design carton from product)


1. Use to design carton from one piece of product.
2. User can define dimensions and weight of product.
3. User can define number of product per carton and package layout.
4. User can rotate product to 6 orientations to choose the best style.
5. User can define thickness of paper for use to calculate carton size.
6. User can define package weight for use to calculate carton gross weight.

7. User can define partitions (materials between products in carton) inside carton both internal partitions (product and product) and external partitions (products and carton).
8. User can save picture of design as picture file.
9. User can send carton details as new cargo in cargo database.


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Cargo database


1. User can define SKU#, Name and description.
2. User can define dimension of cargo in length, width and height with automatic volume calculation.
3. User can define weight of cargo.
4. User can define pack (number of product in side) of cargo.
5. User can define "max stack" (maximum number of cargo that can be stacked on top of each cargo without breaking) of cargo.
6. User can define "orientations" (six different ways in which a cargo can be loaded) of cargo.
7. User can define color of cargo for easier recognition in mix cargos loading.
8. User can define cargo type between box and pallet.
9. User can define "No other product on top" option to allow, or not allow other cargos to be placed on top of this cargo
10. User can define "Must be on the floor" option to select this cargo will only be placed on the floor.
11. User can view picture of cargo and copy to clipboard.

12. User can define Cargo group to make group of same kind cargos.
13. User can search to any cargo from database by use cargo list and search option.
14. User can import or export cargos database to other computer.
15. User can copy cargo details to new cargo.


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Container database


1. User can define Container ID and Container description.
2. User can define inside dimensions of container in depth, width and height with automatic volume capacity calculation.
3. User can define maximum weight capacity of container.
4. User can view picture of container and copy to clipboard.

5. User can define Container group to make group of same kind containers.
6. User can search to any container from database by use container list and search option.
7. User can import or export containers database to other computer.
8. User can copy container details to new container.


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Customer database


1. User can define Name, Address, Phone, Fax, Contact person, Email and Website.
2. User can search to any customer from database by use customer list and search option.
3. User can import or export customers database to other computer.
4. User can copy customer details to new customer.


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Input specfication


1. User can define Shipment ID, Date, Description, customer (choose from customer database) note and currency.
2. User can define containers and number of container to use to calculate.
3. User can define cargos, seq (loading priority), quantity and unit price of cargo.
4. Software comes with 2 graphs to show percentage of Volume and Weight of Cargos per Containers before loading for user decision.
5. User can search to any shipment from database by use shipment list and search option.
6. User can export whole shipment to one file and use to import to other computer by without same container, cargo or customer database.
7. User can copy shipment details to new shipment.


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Load option


1. User can choose loading mode between Automatic (calculate by software) and Manual (design by yourself).
2. User can define load style between Optimum (do not care cargo priority), Sequence (load by care priority of cargo), F.I.L.O. (First In last Out: load cargo in depth of container direction) and Weight balance (load weight cargo on floor and light cargo on top), working only with automatic loading mode.
3. User can define load option "limit loaded cargo to container weight capacity" to limit number of loaded cargo to not exceed container weight capacity, working only with automatic loading mode.
4. User can define load option "Max quantity for group loading " to calculate for maximum quantity for single or set cargos.
5. User can define "Estimate calculation time", working only with automatic loading mode.
6. User can choose "No overhang loading" to allow or not allow overhang loading (floating cargo).


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Load summary


1. Load summary will show loaded statistic as number of used container and number of loaded and left cargo.
2. Loading output can be summarized both in costing and packing.


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Load plan


1. Load plan show loaded cargo in container as picture of loading step.
2. Load plan show details of loaded cargo (number of cargo, number of product, total weight, total volume and total value) in container and weight & volume utilization.
3. User can rotate loaded container view by drag mouse (only 3D view).

4. User can choose to display loading picture in color or black white and also has effect to picture in report.
5. User can choose to display square mesh and define size of mesh in container.
6. User can choose to show SKU# on cargo in loading picture.
7. User can save loading picture as picture file in bitmap or jpeg format.
8. User can copy loading picture to clipboard.
9. User can choose to zoom in/out loading picture.
10. User can set loading view as standard view and choose to back to this view.

11. User can choose to view in 3D, Perspective, Top, Front and Side view.
12. User can control loading animation and move to any loading step by yourself.

13. User can choose to show only selected cargo in loading picture (3D and Perspective view only).
14. User can choose to move to any containers in same shipment (in case of multicontainer loading).

15. User can view loaded cargo in weight distribution mode.
16. User can send any loaded container to re-arrange again in manual load.


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Tools


1. User can define User details to show on report header.
2. User can define LOGO to show on report header.
3. User can define report name, report footer and option to show or hide report header and website and email on bottom of report.

4. The software comes with "Unit converter" to convert dimension, weight and volume between Metric unit system and Imperial unit system.

5. The software comes with "Currency exchange" to exchange money to any currency by define rate exchange.


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Report


Software comes with 14 styles in 7 main reports to use both packing and costing details.
- Loaded Summary (from Load Plan for all containers in shipment).



- Picture Summary (from Load Plan for each container).
- Summary (from Load Plan for each container).
- Load plan in 1/2/4 loading steps per page (from Load Plan for each container).
- Unloaded cargos (from Load Summary).
- Manifests (from Load Summary).
- Shipment (from Input specification).

We suggest PDFRedirect to print report to pdf, bmp, jpg any many formats.


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Contact

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