Axle Load Calculation  and  Load Planning Software
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(CTEA: Canadian Transportation Equipment Association)

Load Xpert is a user friendly axle load calculation software that lets you visually configure most types of trucks. Add single or multiple payloads and software will display axle loads instantly.

With a click of a mouse you can drag loads to different places on the trailer and see the axle loads recalculated in real time! Imagine how impressive this can be if you do this in front of a customer.

You can do the same operation with fifth wheel, axle groups and accessories. You can also store in the software database all size and weight info of your tractors, trailers, accessories, payloads, axle groups, etc. You can print superb presentation drawings of your vehicle with complete size and weight info.

Weight distribution for truck and trailer Weight distribution for tractor and tank trailer
           Axle loads for tractor with jeep, dropdeck trailer and booster

Axle Load Calculation

  1. Choice of single, tandem or tridem steer and drive axles

  2. Supports unlimited number of axle groups for trailers (single, tandem, triple, quad, lift and sliding; pusher or tag)

  3. Supports adding body and unlimited number of loads and accessories

  4. Add unlimited number of compartments for tank vehicles

  5. Supports for hitch load for straight trucks (i.e. load transferred from trailer)

  6. "Click & Drag" fifth wheel, kingpin, axles, pintle hook, loads and accessories and see instantly their effect on axle loads and C.G. position

  7. View and print truck in side and top views with dimensions and weight distribution

  8. Use Load Xpert's LX-CAD, a simple drawing package to modify the look of your tractors, trailers, loads and accessories via DXF link.

  9. Choice of units: US or metric

C. G. Calculation
(Vertical, horizontal & lateral)

  1. Calculates overall C.G. (Center of Gravity) for trucks, loads, accessories, etc.

U. S. Interstate Bridge Formula Verification

  1. Verify whether your truck complies with the U.S. Interstate Bridge Formula

  2. Print bridge violations and allowable loads for all bridge combinations
truck loading diagram for bridge girder
Concrete pump equipment mounted on truck chassis with lift axles
Interstate bridge formula printout

Maximum Payload Calculation

  1. Calculates maximum allowable payload and its position based on desired loads (Choose U. S. Interstate Bridge Formula or user-defined loads)

Payload Analysis

  1. Calculates maximum allowable payload based on weight ratings (GVWR and GAWR)

Professional Printouts

  1. Preview and Print:
    - Side and top views with dimension & weight   distribution
    - C.G. info
    - Maximum Payload & Payload Analysis
    - U.S. Bridge Formula Verification
    - Load & Accessory lists


  1. Save all your vehicles, bodies, accessories, axle groups and loads in the database

  2. Database can be shared by several users in a network

Cost Savings

  1. Avoid overweight fines and associated costs

  2. Avoid round trips to weigh scale and save time and money

  3. Reduce truck loading time by knowing precisely where to place loads

  4. Reduce wear & tear of equipment with better weight distribution on all axles

  5. Great visual sales tool that can help to demonstrate trailer load carrying capacity by dragging axles, fifth wheel, kingpin, etc., and helps you bring more sales

  6. Useful tool for establishing specifications during procurement of new equipments

  7. Helps to design vehicles with maximum payload capacity

  8. Precisely calculate axle loads for ordering

Refrigerated trailer weight distribution

         Sample Printouts: Steel coils on a B train Three compartments Tanker truck

Proven and Tested by over 1000 users!

"We are able to quickly and accurately determine load placements and resulting axle weights with Load Xpert "

"Using the software has reduced the occurrences of unsafe and costly overweight conditions."

Robert Dash
Avista Utilities

"I was doing professional looking weight distributions in no time"

"I gladly use Load Xpert, and would recommend it to anybody involved in the transportation industry"

"This program has made the sale for us in a number of instances. When you can go up to an owner of a company, and confidently tell, and show him how much material he can handle that is a big asset"

"I have been called, and personally thanked by customer's that have bought our product, for saving them money, and I did it all with the very easy to use Load Xpert software"

Chad Oldenkamp
Formerly with Circle R Inc.

Super Heavy Haul : Axle Load Calculation (optional module)

  Units Supported :
  (both hauled and towed)

  1. Jeeps
  2. Reverse Jeeps
  3. Spreader Bridges
  4. Bridge Dollies
  5. Pusher Trucks

  Other features :

  1. Unlimited number of axles: single, tandem, tridem and multi-axle groups
  2. Axles with 2, 4, or 8 tires (Normal, Trunnion, and Dual lane)
  3. Towed or Hauled (5th wheel) units
  4. Mix and match front and rear units
  5. Choice of load carrying units (Drop deck loads, Bridge loads, Schnable, etc.)
  6. Support loads with off-centered C.G.
  7. Save all units in the database
  8. Professional printouts (top and side views with dimensions and weight

Hauled ( 5th wheel ) vehicle

Towed vehicle

Sample Vehicles

 System requirements:
A personal computer running
Microsoft Windows 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, 2003, 2008, Vista or Windows 7

1024x768 or higher resolution monitor