Enhancing Efficiency, Security at the Loading Dock

An increasing number of facilities are upgrading their loading dock areas to enhance the integrity of the overall supply chain, helping to protect employees, and reduce contamination and energy waste.

Enhancing Efficiency, Security at the Loading Dock

The loading dock is an essential part of any dry processing or bulk solid handling operation. While busy loading docks are a sign of a healthy business, the constant interaction between trucks, forklifts, and employees presents a high potential for accidents. Additionally, repeated opening of dock doors can waste energy and threaten cargo security.

While no two shipping and receiving operations are exactly the same, a systematic drive-through application at the loading dock will almost always result in significantly enhanced safety, security, and efficiency. These systems combine state-of-the-art elements – such as vertical dock levelers, appropriate seals/shelters, and automatic vehicle restraints.

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