Currently have a Magento site that deals in exports, which means we need to calculate the best way to pack 20ft and 40 ft containers
Looking to create a similar tool like this: [url removed, login to view], but which I can pass the volumetric information to the calculator via command line or API. Unlike the example above, the end user must not have to key in the data manually, but the calculator will be auto populated from the pre-populated Magento product information. I don't want this to be a manual process.
The solution must have the following features:
1) Determine which will be the best packing algorithm for the products on pallets
2) Show a 3D picture as to how the container should be packed, by colour coding each pallet and it's contents
3) Work as a integrated module or extension for Magento CE 1.9.2.x
4) Have an export function so that we can attach the results to order emails either manually or automatically. Must be in PDF & CSV formats
If you look at the URL example above, having all these features would be welcome, along with a good UX too