Quick Pallet Maker

Quick Pallet Maker Examples

This page contains a list of examples of how to use the Quick Pallet Maker pallet fill. For a list of container fill examples, please visit this page.

Adding Box Descriptions

Quick Pallet Maker allows the user to enter a code and a description for the calculated boxes.
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Adding Slack to a Calculated Box

Quick Pallet Maker allows the user to add slack to a box after it has been calculated, this example shows how you can do it.
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Adding Slack to Different Case Sides

In some cases, it is necessary to pack a product or a number of products into a box while using padding. Quick Pallet Maker allows the padding to increase the box dimensions differently in each axis. Let's see how you can do it.
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Alternating Layers w/ the Layer Editor

We explain how to create a pallet with boxes on its sides and also use the alternate layers feature from the Layer Editor.
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Alternating Pallet Layers

This example explains how to alternate the levels of a pallet that has been created with Quick Pallet Maker.
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Box Compression Calculation

The purpose of the box compression calculations is to indicate to your box supplier the force that you will need your desired boxes to withstand, based on the pallet arrangements you have obtained with QPM.
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Calculate Multiple Boxes on a Pallet

This example explains how to configura multiple box types on the same pallet.
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Calculating Boxes in Pallets

This is the basic pallet calculation method starting from box dimensions.
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Calculating Pallets with Overhang

This example explains how to load a pallet with items that overhang. In other words, the pallet contents (wooden boards) are larger than the shipping pallet itself.
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Changing Pallet Colors

Explains how to change the color of a given pallet.
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Changing the Color of a Calculated Box

This example explains how to change the color of a box that has already been calculated.
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Changing the Maximum Box Weight

QPM includes a limit to the weight a box filled with packages can have. Sometimes, the user needs to change this limit.
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Creating a Display Pallet

Explains how to create a pallet in which a specific side is shown outwards. This is usually used for promotion in club stores.
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Creating a Pallet with a Hole in the Middle

Customer is asking for a pallet configuration with a space in the middle. This example does just that.
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Creating Flatter Boxes Using Constraints

A customer wants to make sure that the packages in the master cartons are not stacked on top of each other.
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Creating New Pallets and Containers

You can create your own custom pallets and containers on Quick Pallet Maker following this example.
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Creating Stable Pallets from Thin Boxes

The purpose of this example is to show how Quick Pallet Maker can be used for creating pallets with multiple boxes that are packed on their most stable side even if that implies laying the narrow box on its side.
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Custom Pallet Using Optimize Feature

In this case, a customer wanted a layout with one row of boxes lengthwise and two rows transversal.
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Display Pallet w/ a Set Amount of Boxes

In this example we are going to see how to create a display pallet with a certain amount of boxes.
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Exporting Box Coordinates

QPM produces a list of the box X,Y,Z coordinates and the box orientation in a comma-delimited text file.
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Fill Boxes w/ Multiple Packages

This example explains how to select the best standard (off-the-shelf) box for filling with differently-sized primary packages and use it for a pallet load.
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Filling a Large Tray w/ Cylinders

The customer wants to pack 155x100 mm cylinders onto pallets but wants to do it in such a way as to fit as many as possible per layer without any constraint on delivering a specific number to each client.
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Filling Standard Boxes w/ Multiple Sized Packs

In this example, an online bookstore needs to find which one of its standard case sizes is the best one for shipping.
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Filling Standard Cases

This is an exercise on how to use the box fill option. This feature uses the primary package dimensions and fits as many packages it can into the standard cases taking into account the maximum slack limitations.
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Flipping the Center Layer of a Pallet

The purpose of this example is to show how you can change the orientation of the center layer of a pallet by combining the layers of two different pallets.
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Four Layers of Packaging

The purpose of this tutorial is to explain how Quick Pallet Maker can be used for calculating carton and master pack dimensions for a four layer packaging system
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Horizontal Rolls on Pallets

Explains how Quick Pallet Maker can be used for loading cylinders horizontally on a pallet.
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How to Use Standard Cases

This example deals with the utilization of boxes with standard dimensions (off-the-shelf boxes).
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Mix Boxes and Cylinders in Pallets

The purpose of this tutorial is to explain how Quick Pallet Maker can be used for loading cylinders and boxes on the same pallet.
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Mix Pallet Layers Drums and Boxes

This example explains how to combine layers from different pallet types.
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Pasting Box Data for Pallet Loads

In this example we will show you how to paste the box data from a spreadsheet or a text file in which the data is delimited by tabs into the input window.
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Recording Box Usage

This example shows how QPM logs the amount of times a given standard case is used
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Rectangular Packages into Pallets

This example describes how to calculate pallets using the default data that is contained in the primary package window.
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Rotate Layers Above

This method explains how to rotate (alternate) just the pallet layers you wish to provide stability to the pallet.
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Selecting Boxes for Air Freight

A QPM user needs to select which boxes to use for packing fish products and sending them using floor-loaded air freight.
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Shipment of Multiple Primary Packages

This example deals with the shipment of a set amount of two types of primary packages.
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Shipping Flat Boxes

The purpose of this example is to show how Quick Pallet Maker can be used for calculating the dimensions of the flat cartons that a box manufacturing company needs to ship plus the pallet arrangement for shipping these flat stacked cartons.
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Testing Different Pallet Sizes

A user has a couple of box sizes that he wants to ship in pallets and then in containers but he needs to figure out which is the best pallet to fit the products.
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Using Drums as Boxes

This example explains how to save a drum as a box after calculating a pallet load.
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Using Multiple Pack Sizes to Fill Boxes

This exercise describe the process for filling boxes with a finite list of primary packages of different sizes.
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Using Standard Cases w a Compression Limit

Example that shows how to limit the boxes on a pallet, based on the case compression values.
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Using the Standard Input Options

In this example, we want to ship cylinders into cartons and then into pallets.
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Using the Layer Editor Part I

This example illustrates the basic concepts of the Layer Editor and how you can use it to move boxes.
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Using the Layer Editor Part II

This example illustrates the basic concepts of the Layer Editor and how you can use it to move boxes.
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