Pack a Shipment

Optimize your packing into boxes or spaces for shipping, storage, and transport

Save money. Don’t pay to ship, transport or store air and filler.

Plan packing

Make the most of available space with effective, money-saving packing

Choose your mode

Optimize your packing - by number of boxes, space utilization, or cost

Handy features

Separate some items, group others, and limit the number of items per box

Step-by-step

Easy to follow visual instructions for packing a shipment

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Then choose the plan that’s right for you.
All tools are available in each of the subscription plans.

Pack a Shipment
Stay ahead of the game
Use the Pack a Shipment tool to improve the shipment and logistics processes in your business.
Save money on boxes, shipping, storage, and transport
Save time - most calculations are done in milliseconds
Plan your packing and shipping in an efficient manner
Reduce the environmental impact from materials and transport
Pack a Shipment
Intuitive design - logical and easy to use

What you provide us:

the dimensions of the boxes or packing spaces you have available

the quantity and dimensions of the items to pack

What we return:

list of boxes or packing spaces you need to pack the items

list of items packed in each box/packing space

step-by-step visual instructions for optimized packing

Save to save time

Save item, box, and space dimensions in the tool to save even more time. Create lists, ready to be easily used in your 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.

Pack a Shipment Use Cases
Example 1
Packing a box
E-commerce + optimize by minimum number of boxes
A customer has made an order in an online shop. The shop needs to minimize the number of boxes used in the order, know which boxes to use, and get instructions on how to pack them.
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Customer
Warehouse
3DBinPacking
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A customer has made an order in an online shop.

2

The order details: [item one - quantity] [item two - quantity] [item three - quantity]

3

The shop receives information about this order. They need to minimize the number of boxes for shipping this order, know which boxes to use and the instructions on how to pack them.

4

They send a request to 3DBinPacking with: – boxes IDs / dimensions (W x H x L) – products IDs from the order / dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities

5

They receive the response with: – the minimum number of boxes required to ship the order – the final arrangement of items inside the boxes – a list of the items packed in the boxes – step-by-step instructions for arranging the items in the box/es

6

The customer receives their order in a beautifully optimized box.

1

A customer has made an order in an online shop.

2

The order details:
[item one - quantity]
[item two - quantity]
[item three - quantity]

3

The shop receives information about this order. They need to minimize the number of boxes for shipping this order, know which boxes to use and the instructions on how to pack them.

4

They send a request to 3DBinPacking with:
– boxes IDs / dimensions (W x H x L)
– products IDs from the order / dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities

5

They receive the response with:
– the minimum number of boxes required to ship the order
– the final arrangement of items inside the boxes
– a list of the items packed in the boxes
– step-by-step instructions for arranging the items in the box/es

6

The customer receives their order in a beautifully optimized box.
Customer
Warehouse
3DBinPacking
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Example 2
Loading cargo into vehicles
Manufacturing company + truck utilization
A manufacturing company needs to deliver their products to the logistics center by truck. They need to know which truck/s to use to maximize the use of space inside.
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Logistics center
3DBinPacking
Manufacturing company
Warehouse

1

A manufacturer needs to send cargo to its warehouse.

2

The cargo details: [item one - quantity] [item two - quantity] [item three - quantity]

3

The warehouse needs to know which truck from their fleet to use to transport the cargo and maximize the use of space inside the vehicle.

4

The warehouse chooses to optimize packing by space utilization. The manufacturer sends a request to 3DBinPacking with: – IDs for available trucks/dimensions of the cargo spaces (W x H x L) – IDs for what needs to be packed/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities

5

The manufacturer receives the response with: – recommended truck/s to transport the cargo – the final arrangement of the cargo inside the truck/s – a list of what is being packed inside each truck – step-by-step instructions for arranging the cargo in the truck

6

The warehouse sends the cargo to the logistics center in an optimally loaded truck.

1

A manufacturer needs to send cargo to its warehouse.

2

The cargo details:
[item one - quantity]
[item two - quantity]
[item three - quantity]

3

The warehouse needs to know which truck from their fleet to use to transport the cargo and maximize the use of space inside the vehicle.

4

The warehouse chooses to optimize packing by space utilization. The manufacturer sends a request to 3DBinPacking with:
– IDs for available trucks/dimensions of the cargo spaces (W x H x L)
– IDs for what needs to be packed/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities

5

The manufacturer receives the response with:
– recommended truck/s to transport the cargo
– the final arrangement of the cargo inside the truck/s
– a list of what is being packed inside each truck
– step-by-step instructions for arranging the cargo in the truck

6

The warehouse sends the cargo to the logistics center in an optimally loaded truck.
Logistics center
3DBinPacking
Manufacturing company
Warehouse
Example 3
Packing a box
E-commerce + optimize by cost of shipment
A customer makes an order in an online shop. The shop has integrated 3DBP tools into its ordering process. Every time the customer adds or removes products from their cart, 3DBP recalculates the cheapest shipping and packing solution. Both the shop and the customer save money on shipping.
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Customer
Online clothing store
3DBinPacking
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A customer adds a product to their cart.

2

The order details: [item one - quantity] [item two - quantity] [item three - quantity]

3

As products are added to the cart, the shop automatically sends requests to 3DBinPacking with: – box IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + cost of shipment of each box – product IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities

4

The shop receives the response with: – the number of boxes required to ship the order - optimized by lowest cost of shipment – the final arrangement of the items inside the boxes – a list of items packed in the boxes – step-by-step instructions for arranging the items in the box/es

5

The shop and customer receive information about the customer’s packing and shipping costs as they are shopping.

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1

A customer adds a product to their cart.

2

The order details:
[item one - quantity]
[item two - quantity]
[item three - quantity]

3

As products are added to the cart, the shop automatically sends requests to 3DBinPacking with:
– box IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + cost of shipment of each box
– product IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + quantities

4

The shop receives the response with:
– the number of boxes required to ship the order - optimized by lowest cost of shipment
– the final arrangement of the items inside the boxes
– a list of items packed in the boxes
– step-by-step instructions for arranging the items in the box/es

5

The shop and customer receive information about the customer’s packing and shipping costs as they are shopping.

6

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Customer
Online clothing store
3DBinPacking
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Example 4
Transporting products
Supermarket + grouping particular items
A supermarket needs to pack and deliver an order to one of their customers. Among the products are food items and detergents. For safety reasons, they need to be grouped and packed in different boxes.
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Customer
Online supermarket
3DBinPacking
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1

A customer has made an order in an online supermarket

2

The order details: [item one - quantity] [item two - quantity] [item three - quantity]

3

The supermarket must minimize the number of boxes used to pack this order, and they must group certain items when packing.

4

The shop sends a request to 3DBinPacking with: – box ID's/dimensions (W x H x L) – item IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + information about the group a product belongs to + quantities

5

The supermarket receives the response with: – the minimum number of boxes required to ship the order, that groups items to be packed together – the final arrangement of items inside the boxes – a list of items packed into the boxes – step-by-step instructions for arranging the items in the boxes

6

The supermarket knows how to optimally pack their boxes and group products to deliver to their customer.

1

A customer has made an order in an online supermarket

2

The order details:
[item one - quantity]
[item two - quantity]
[item three - quantity]

3

The supermarket must minimize the number of boxes used to pack this order, and they must group certain items when packing.

4

The shop sends a request to 3DBinPacking with:
– box ID's/dimensions (W x H x L)
– item IDs/dimensions (W x H x L) + information about the group a product belongs to + quantities

5

The supermarket receives the response with:
– the minimum number of boxes required to ship the order, that groups items to be packed together
– the final arrangement of items inside the boxes
– a list of items packed into the boxes
– step-by-step instructions for arranging the items in the boxes

6

The supermarket knows how to optimally pack their boxes and group products to deliver to their customer.
Customer
Online supermarket
3DBinPacking
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