Although Quick Pallet Maker delivers automatically an optimized pallet when calculating pallets with only one box type, it is possible to obtain different configurations without using the Layer Editor
. In this case, a customer wanted a layout with one row of boxes lengthwise and two rows transversal.
Open a new document window starting from box on File > New Data Sheet > Start from Box
Enter the box dimension in the left cells, then click on Add Box
to add it to the list and change the pallet type to Europallet 1200x800 mm on the Pallet Dimensions
- 281x191x308 mm, weight 8 kg.
option from the Tools
menu. You will get a list of three pallets. The first type displays the boxes lengthwise to the pallet. The second type arranges them transversally. The third tries to fit as many as possible by rotating them individually. However, none of the arrangements are identical to the one that was requested.
Hence, select the second pallet and on the Pallet Actions
menu choose Optimize
and click Go
button. Now we have the desired arrangement.
if there is a pallet that you want and cannot be obtained with the Pallet Actions
features, then you will need to use the Layer Editor
Selecting Detailed Report
from the Window menu will deliver the basic box and pallet data.