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Definition: Load planning
Load planning encapsulates the various ways of loading a consignment, whether to have pallets , whether single units. There can be a mix of various units-pallets + single units+ barrels etc. Also there might be different kind of requirements of certain consignment like refrigeration, liquid holding; all these can be planned to be transported even in a single vehicle. Load planning has a great impact on the cost of transportation for the client, for the transporter it has an impact on the transit time.