Blog Posts in Loading Dock Equipment

April 05, 2019
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Any warehouse that has forklifts moving products onto a truck in a loading dock needs dock levelers. A hydraulic dock leveler is placed at the threshold of the opening of the loading dock, covering the space between the open trailer bed of the semi-truck and the dock floor of the building. It provides a smooth, safe surface for forklifts to drive over. There are numerous benefits to gain, so... Read More
March 07, 2019
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Though you aim to keep your loading dock full at all times, every business experiences moments when their docks become vacant. In this situation, there’s a great risk posed to individuals and equipment. Whether you’re working on your feet, driving a forklift or running a pallet jack, you need protection. Drop-off protection for vacant loading docks is required to ensure personnel and equipment... Read More
February 15, 2019
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5 Benefits of High-Speed Industrial Doors Operating an efficient facility is no small feat, but you can be one step closer to smoother production with the installation of high-speed industrial doors. There are many benefits to using these innovative openings on your loading docks. Here are five valuable reasons why you should consider making the change. 1. Fast Operation Waiting for... Read More
January 07, 2019
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The Importance of a Reliable Vehicle Restraint for Your Company’s Dock More than 70 percent of freight moved throughout the United States travels by truck, and nearly every journey begins and ends at a loading dock. No matter if you run a shipping company or you regularly send or receive cargo at your business, it’s crucial to maintain best safety practices with the trucks docked at your... Read More
August 15, 2018
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Warehouses, factories, distributing centers and plants are busy facilities. One area that gets a lot of activity is the loading dock due to the constant flow of semi-trucks, forklifts, workers andproducts. With so much traffic the potential for hazards lurk around the corner. A common problem that takes place in this work setting is landing gear collapses. This can result in injured... Read More
March 06, 2018
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The warehouse can be a dangerous place to work, especially if it is full of heavy machinery and has an open format. If your employees currently walk right past heavy machinery or operating equipment without any type of barrier, it's time to make a change. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the warehousing industry fatal injury rate is higher than all other... Read More