Frequently asked questions
Learn more about Goodloading
What is Goodloading?
Goodloading is an application that helps you plan the arrangement of loads in any cargo space.
How does the application work?
After logging in to the system, there will appear windows for entering data and visualization.The work in the program starts with choosing the cargo space – it can be a vehicle, container or another type. You can select the space from the list or enter its dimensions manually. Subsequently, loads are added – by selecting from the list, entering dimensions manually or by importing loads from a CSV file. In result, the best and optimal arrangement of the loads identified by the user appears on the visualization.
What are the technical requirements of the application?
The application works in the browser, on every computer (also linux and MacOS) with Internet access. All you need to do is visit www.goodloading.com. The minimum screen width is 1260 px.
Is it possible to download the application on a computer to use it offline?
Unfortunately, no. At this point it is only possible to use the application via a browser. To use the program, you also need internet access
Is there a mobile version of the application?
At this point, we recommend at least 13-inch screen for comfortable use of the application. In the future, we plan to create an application for smaller screens and a mobile version.
How can I start using the application?
To start using the application, register in the system. An account in the program can be created by registering via Facebook, Gmail, by connecting to an account in Trans.eu or by providing an email, password and selecting who you are (forwarder, transport company or producer). We will send you an email asking you to confirm your account – just click on the link and log in to your account – it is as simple as that! Now, you can use the application without restrictions.
Do I need to register to be able to use the application?
Yes, registration is necessary to use the application.
Is there a demo version of the program?
At the moment, we do not have such a version.
What languages are available in the program?
The program is available in Polish, English, French, German, Russian, and Spanish language versions.
Is the application be free and will it remain that way?
We are currently developing the application and making it available to users free of charge. When we enter fees, all users will be notified in advance.
Why is the application not working?
The application may not work for several reasons, e.g. something went wrong in the data of the last session. If the problem persists, we recommend following the instructions:
- please open the application in incognito/private mode,
- or: please open the app in another browser (Firefox, IE, Chrome, Opera…) to check if the problem persists,
- enter the browsing history and delete “cookies”.
If after applying the points above you still have a problem, please contact us via the contact form available here
Why is the application loading so long?
The application may crush if too many loads are added – the server responsible for calculations may have a problem with the conversion of loads data. Sometimes it can also happen that many users are adding a lot of loads at the same time. The application is available in a web browser and it means that each user loads the same server with their actions. In such a situation, we advise you to refresh the page or wait a moment until the operation is normal again.
Where can I report a problem with the application?
Problem with the application or registration can be reported via the CONTACT tab in the application or by writing an email to the address email@example.com.
Application functionality regarding the cargo
Is it possible to stack one load on another?
Yes. If you know that a load can be put on top of another one, select the stacking option. Different groups of loads with the option of stacking will also be stacked among themselves.
Can I decide in what order will the goods be arranged on the trailer?
Yes, Goodloading allows for arranging loading in three variants: by keeping the order of adding loads, arranging loads in an optimal way so that they all fit the space or adjusting the position manually. In order that the program takes into account the order of loading, check the option “keep the order of adding” from the list of added loads. The program will arrange goods according to the order of adding them to the loading list. Their order can be modified by moving particular groups of goods on the list.
Can the program import the loading list from MS Excel/csv file?
Yes. To import loads from a file, go to the Project tab and click the icon “import from CSV file”. The instructions and the model CSV file will appear. Data from the spreadsheet can be copied and pasted into the model file or a file matching the model one can be created, remembering that this file must be saved as csv. Then we import it to the program. Loads added in bulk will be immediately added to the loading list and displayed on the visualization.
Can I rotate objects and change their positions by myself?
Yes, by dragging the selected loads on the visualisation with the mouse, you can change the position of a given load. In addition, when you right click on a given load, additional options appear – rotate horizontally, flip side to side, stack or delete a load.
Can I group the loads?
Unfortunately, at this moment, we do not have the option of grouping and ungrouping loads.
Is it possible to define other loads than cuboid ones?
At the moment no, but in the future it will be possible.
Is it possible to change the naming of loads?
Names of particular groups of loads are added automatically – names of loads and vehicles can be freely changed by clicking the three dots located next to loads on the list of added loads.
Is there an option to add cargo names to visualisation?
Colour is assigned to every group of loads and it appears on the visualization. Names are not displayed in the visualization view.
Can I arrange the loads diagonally?
At this moment it is not possible to arrange loads diagonally.
How does load alignment work?
To enable load alignment, go to the load settings and select “alignment”. After enabling this option, when manually adjusting the arrangement of loads, its edges will be aligned so as not to leave any free space between them.
Application functionality regarding cargo space
Is the application suitable for optimisation of loads arrangement in other spaces than a semi-trailer (e.g. container, box?)
Yes. Apart from vehicles the application includes sea containers and also some other types, e.g. pallets. If there is no loading space with dimensions you want, it is possible to add it manually.
Application functionality regarding sharing and printing
Can I somehow share the view of loaded space to another person/driver?
Yes, the loading view can be sent by downloading and sending a PDF file or by sharing a link to the project. The generated link can be copied and sent to another person, which allows you to work together on adjusting the freight arrangement. To be able to edit the shared load, you must have a Goodloading account.
How to print the arranged load?
The arranged load should be downloaded as a PDF file and then printed.
Other questions about the program functionalities
Is it possible to remove the whole load with one click?
Yes, in order to remove loads, go to the load settings in the side panel. The option of removing loads can be found there.
Does the application take the axle load into account when stacking loads?
At the moment no, but in the future it will be possible. We are working on it.
Can I add information about the place of unloading?
Unfortunately, we do not have such an option in the program. If you need to introduce additional information about the transport or goods, we encourage you to change the name of a given cargo or vehicle – you can enter any information here.
Why 9 pallets do not fit on 9-pallet vehicle in the program?
Most likely, this is because we have other dimensions of the space loaded than the car you own. Even a 2 cm difference can mean that 9 pallets cannot be loaded on a 9-pallet vehicle. Please carefully check the dimensions of the space to be loaded, and if differences are found, please correct it manually.
Can I define and remember my own dimensions of frequently used loads or cargo spaces?
Yes. To save your dimensions of vehicles and loads, go to the “My profile” panel. Once saved vehicles and loads will be displayed on the quick selection list. What is more, the vehicles stored in the account will be suggested first when selecting a vehicle for freight.
Can I plan loading of oversized goods for open trailers?
Unfortunately, at this moment there is no such possibility. The program allows you to add loads only within the defined dimensions of the cargo space.
Can I save a loading project? Where will I find such an option?
Yes, in Goodloading you can save created projects. To do this, go to the Project tab, where you will find an option to save the loading project from the visualization. Saved projects can be loaded and edited in your profile.