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 MMH Staff · May 11, 2016
Recapitalization to supports management-led acquisition of 55-year-old company.
<p>Rite-Hite’s new LED Countdown device displays how much time remains before a high-speed door closes, ensuring worker safety.</p> By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2016
A new LED-based safety communication system for high-speed dock doors enhances safety in multiple ways, explained Jon Schumacher, director of marketing at Rite-Hite Doors (Booth 1747).
By Bridget McCrea · December 1, 2015
From black-and-yellow safety striping to integrated dock safety systems—and everything in between—here’s how to shore up a warehouse loading dock to ensure a high level of worker and driver safety.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
Growing facility cuts maintenance and energy expenses while boosting worker comfort and product quality.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
Intelligent scales capture precise measurements to ensure profit margins and strong local reputation.
By Josh Bond · October 2, 2015
Reliable barrel handling system adds flexibility, safety and speed when loading, unloading.
By Josh Bond · October 1, 2015
Food manufacturer surpasses Food Safety Modernization Act guidelines in new facility.
By MMH Staff · June 19, 2015
Wireless charging system could could reduce maintenance and improve performance of safety sensors on roll-up doors.
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.

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