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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Rite-Hite introduces LED high-speed door safety system
A new LED-based safety communication system for high-speed dock doors enhances safety in multiple ways, explained Jon Schumacher, director of...
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Work Access Platform Lifts Application Guide
This guide is designed to help you organize and prioritize your requirements so they may be resolved into appropriate specifications for your work...

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By Josh Bond · December 1, 2014
Grocery distributor sees energy and maintenance savings with fully automatic insulated doors.
By Josh Bond · November 12, 2014
OSHA guidelines only go so far, but a number of safety solutions can address bad habits while fostering good ones.
By MMH Staff · October 17, 2014
Frommelt Products Corporation – which has been a part of the Rite-Hite family since 1991 – will now be known as Rite-Hite Environmental Enclosures Corporation.
By Josh Bond · August 1, 2014
Automatic vehicle restraint, dock leveler and comprehensive communication system replace manual processes at the dock.
By Josh Bond · June 1, 2014
Incremental changes and simple maintenance can ensure the productivity and safety of operations at the dock.
By Josh Bond · June 1, 2014
WMS-integrated doors create an estimated 50% energy savings.
By Josh Bond · February 1, 2014
Vehicle restraint system communicates to lift truck operators as they enter or exit a trailer.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2013
High-cycle doors prevent workers from entering the automated storage and retrieval system.
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By MMH Staff · September 19, 2013
This guide is designed to help you organize and prioritize your requirements so they may be resolved into appropriate specifications for your work access lift.
By Josh Bond · June 1, 2013
Sliding curtain walls provide temperature control for warehouse and workers.

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