Category: Loading Docks

Traditional Dock Levelers vs. Edge of Dock Levelers

Dock levelers are an important part of both loading bay safety and efficiency. The question is, what do you look for when purchasing a new dock leveler? Size, weight capacity, and all-around power are all critical factors. You’ll also want to consider safety features. This includes lighting systems, traction/anti-slip surfaces, safety lips, etc. But before […]

Protecting Your Warehouse Workers from COVID-19

The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has led to unprecedented measures being enacted to slow its spread and take the burden off hospitals and medical suppliers. This has led to statewide quarantines being put into effect, effectively shutting down schools, restaurants, sporting arenas, venues, and more. Many Americans are finding themselves either out of work […]

Biggest Causes of Heat Loss in Your Warehouse and Loading Bay

Is your warehouse struggling to maintain its heat during the cold winter months? That’s a problem you’ll want to address immediately. Not only does the cold make things uncomfortable, but it can raise your utility costs, damage equipment/product, and create dangers for your employees. Thankfully, there are a few simple things you can do to […]

Loading Dock Winter Hazards

Even in fair weather, loading docks can be a dangerous place. Heavy loads, massive vehicles, and powerful machinery abounds. Standard safety precautions, on-going inspections, and regular maintenance will keep your workers safe through most of the year. During the winter, however, things become more uncontrollable and unpredictable. Additional steps are required for proper safety and […]