Find a Box Size

Calculate the dimensions for the right-sized box for your packing

Set the maximum dimensions of the boxes you can make or define a packing space for storage or transport.

Optimize processes

Plan order shipments in advance to keep optimized inventory levels

Be efficient

Define the max size of the box or space to fit the items you have to pack

Perfect fit

Find the dimensions to maximize use of space for your packing

Step-by-step

Easy to follow visual instructions for packing

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Find a Box Size
Stay ahead of the game
Use the Find a Box Size tool to calculate the right-sized box for your packing requirements and to plan packing for storage or transport.
Optimized packing saves your business time, money and space
Save time - most calculations are done in milliseconds
Plan your packing,shipping, transport, and storage
Reduce environmental impacts from materials and transport
Find a Box Size
Intuitive design - logical and easy to use

What you provide us:

the quantity and dimensions of the items to pack

the maximum dimensions of boxes you can make (optional)

for storage or transport, any dimension limitations (optional)

What we return:

the dimensions of the box to make for optimized packing

the area required for storage or transport

step-by-step visual packing instructions

Save to save time

Item dimensions can be saved in the tool to save you even more time. Create lists of them ready to use for next calculations.

API for higher volumes

Connect to our tools via API to provide optimized packing solutions as part of your system's automated processes.

Start a 14-day trial of the 3DBinPacking Software - no credit card required.
Then choose the plan that’s right for you.
All tools are available in each of the subscription plans.

Find a Box Size Use Cases
Example 1
The arrangement of space
Option 1 (without limiting the maximum dimensions)
A warehousing company wants to arrange a space for some boxes. They want to place them in one area and need to know the dimensions of the space the boxes are going to use when packed.
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A warehousing company wants to arrange a space for some boxes.

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Box details: [box one - quantity] [box two - quantity] [box three - quantity]

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The company needs to know the dimensions of the space the boxes are going to take up in their warehouse.

4

They send a request to 3DBinPacking with: – space ID/to set unlimited maximum dimensions, they set a ‘0’ value for each dimension – box IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities

5

They receive the response from 3DBinPacking with: – the dimensions of the area the products will use – the final arrangement of the boxes in the space – step-by-step instructions for arranging the boxes in the space

6

The warehousing company knows how much area the boxes will take up, they can plan to use the rest of the space for other goods.

1

A warehousing company wants to arrange a space for some boxes.

2

Box details:
[box one - quantity]
[box two - quantity]
[box three - quantity]

3

The company
needs to know the dimensions of the space the boxes are going to take up in their warehouse.

4

They send a request to 3DBinPacking with:
– space ID/to set unlimited maximum dimensions, they set a ‘0’ value for each dimension
– box IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities

5

They receive the response from 3DBinPacking with:
– the dimensions of the area the products will use
– the final arrangement of the boxes in the space
– step-by-step instructions for arranging the boxes in the space

6

The warehousing company knows how much area the boxes will take up, they can plan to use the rest of the space for other goods.
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Example 2
The arrangement of box
Option 2 (with limiting the maximum dimensions)
A company owns a cardboard box making machine. They need to know the dimensions of a box to carry a selection of items. These dimensions cannot exceed the limits of the technical capabilities of the machine.
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A company has items to pack and can make boxes to pack them in.

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Item details: [item one - quantity] [item two - quantity] [item three - quantity]

3

The company needs to know the dimensions of a box to create to pack the items. These dimensions cannot exceed the limits of the technical capabilities of the machine.

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They send a request to 3DBinPacking with: – maximum dimensions for creating a box – item IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities

5

They receive the response with: – the dimensions of the box to create – the final arrangement of items inside the box – a list of items inside the box – step-by-step instructions for arranging the items in the box

6

The company knows the exact dimensions of an optimally sized box for the number of items they have to pack.

1

A company has items to pack and can make boxes to pack them in.

2

Item details:
[item one - quantity]
[item two - quantity]
[item three - quantity]

3

The company needs to know the dimensions of a box to create to pack the items. These dimensions cannot exceed the limits of the technical capabilities of the machine.

4

They send a request to 3DBinPacking with:
– maximum dimensions for creating a box
– item IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities

5

They receive the response with:
– the dimensions of the box to create
– the final arrangement of items inside the box
– a list of items inside the box
– step-by-step instructions for arranging the items in the box

6

The company knows the exact dimensions of an optimally sized box for the number of items they have to pack.
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