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This is not a perl solution and doesn't offer source code but if you're keen on saving time and not re-inventing the wheel, you can check out:

SolvingMaze

They have an e-Commerce shipping calculator that packages items into multiple boxes of different sizes and returns the postage. It also supports items with multiple packaging dimensions or "this-side-up" restriction, and boxes with postage varied by weight. There is an online API for integration with any application. As long your app has Internet connectivity, you can add to it.

In reply to Re: Packaging Algorithm by Anonymous Monk
in thread Packaging Algorithm by marius

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