Loading Dock Equipment

The latest information on loading dock equipment and technologies including overhead doors, lifts, levelers and restraints for the materials handling professional.


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By Susan Lee Smith · December 4, 2017
The portable rail dock plate and rail dock board is used as a loading dock platform for loading and unloading railroad freight cars with a forklift.
By MMH Staff · November 30, 2017
Access solutions leader acquires maker of automated dock levelers under the Poweramp, McGuire and DLM brands.
By MMH Staff · November 10, 2017
The levelers do not require any electricity to operate, thereby reducing Henrich Logistics’ installation costs.
By Admin · November 10, 2017
The steel barrier offers the metal specialist ease of operation, along with employee protection.
By MMH Staff · November 10, 2017
The pharmaceutical manufacturer has eliminated the threat of outdoor elements and improved working conditions.
By MMH Staff · November 8, 2017
The fans help lower the warehouse’s heating energy costs by more than of 400 therms per year.
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By Susan Lee Smith · October 26, 2017
A High Speed Yard Ramp used as a towable loading dock platform to remote locations for loading and unloading procedures for tractor trailers and railroad cars.
By MMH Staff · October 11, 2017
From vehicle restraints and levelers to safety systems, dock equipment is making strides to deliver even higher levels of productivity, safety and control.
By Josh Bond · October 10, 2017
New restraint design prevents the rear impact guard from becoming wedged.
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By Susan Lee Smith · September 28, 2017
Dock Door Seals and Dock Shelters are ideal for applications at the loading dock to keep out the elements, saving on energy thus lowering energy costs.
By Gary Forger, Contributing Editor · August 25, 2017
Overlook the condition of your docks, and you will pay a price. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It can be as straightforward as inspect, clean, lubricate, adjust and document—and you can save as much as 18% in maintenance costs.
By MMH Staff · April 26, 2017
The standard outlines that anyone using a dockboard (used to bridge the gap from the facility to the truck) that was put into use starting January 17, 2017 must include side walls or another measure to prevent objects or vehicles from running off the dockboard edge.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 5, 2017
The SmartPack Trailer solution from Zebra Technologies (Booth S2459) creates an intelligent loading environment that increases both outbound load densities and lightens the load for dock managers, said Brent Elstron, product manager.
By Sara Pearson Specter · March 31, 2017
The additional camera view of the exterior vehicle restraint lets an operator visually confirm engagement with a trailer’s rear impact guard (RIG)
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2016
Modern's Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) team sat down with Kevin Elmore, Service Technician at Arbon Equipment Corporation

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