WHAT IS SDS2 Load Planning?
SDS2 Load Planning is a game-changing 3D software that turns your building models into loading maps proven to reduce the number of loads, minimize material handling, and increase shop and site safety. Import any IFC 2x3 file from your preferred detailing software and plan your loads in an easy-to-use 3D environment.
- Accelerate training and onboarding for new employees
- Sequence fabrication to meet erection schedules
- Impress customers and create a positive image for your company
- Deliver clear maps and material lists for safe and efficient loading and unloading
DO YOU CONSTANTLY STRUGGLE WITH THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGES?
Trial-and-error loading processes are inefficient and often require extra trailer loads.
Hiring and training new skilled workers is slowing down your operations.
Customers get frustrated trying to locate steel members on site.
Jobsite constraints lead to logistical challenges for managing delivery and laydown areas.
How SDS2 load planning benefits your Business
Easily plan and optimize loads in 3D using any IFC 2x3 building model.
Detailed load maps cut down on material handling at the shop and site.
With more efficient loads, you can reduce the number of trailers needed on each job.
Plan your production based on erection sequences and delivery schedule.
Configure trailers to allow pyramiding, overhangs, and more.
Automatically calculate center of gravity and see how the trailer is balanced in all directions.
Sync data with your preferred fabrication management systems.
Get complete feedback on how updated models will affect loaded trailers.
Handle any irregular shape and assemblies with ease.
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“SDS2 Load Planning has probably reduced loading anywhere from 25-50 percent, depending on the job.”
- Pepper Tank and Contracting Company
“Load Planning is now fully incorporated in Crystal Steel. Besides being used in the shop for faster truck loading, we are also using it for Estimodeling and Production Planning purposes.”
- Crystal Steel
“SDS2 Load Planning is giving us one more tool to provide the level of service they ask for. And it lets us continue to be, as we want to be, their steel fabricator of choice.”
- CoBuilt, LLC