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Should I Install a Light Communication System in My Loading Dock?

Posted by Loading Dock Expert on Mar 27, 2023 3:55:43 PM

A Loading Dock Light Communication System, also known as Traffic Control Lights System for Loading Docks, consists of exterior signage that uses a red and green light for the exterior and another for the interior, effectively alerting both the driver and dock personnel about the loading or unloading status, so they can complete the process in the highest safety conditions. 

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Which Dock Bumper Should Be Installed On My Loading Dock?

Posted by Loading Dock Expert on Jan 24, 2023 8:08:00 PM

The main purposes of dock bumpers are to protect against impact damage of the truck bed when loading or unloading, to protect against up and down movement of the truck bed during loading/unloading, and to protect the dock and the vehicle from the impact of trailers being reversed loading or unloading in the dock

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Benefits of Installing Vehicle Restraints in Your Loading Dock

Posted by Loading Dock Expert on Jun 29, 2022 8:01:00 PM

Loading docks
require many safety features as they can be dangerous work environments to protect both, the property and the workers. Many forklift accidents occur every year that are caused by a truck prematurely departing from the dock or creeping away during the loading or unloading. Installing a Vehicle Restraint can help prevent these accidents by securing a trailer to the dock and providing better communication between the truck driver and dock attendant.

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Vertical Dock Levelers (Ideal for Cold Storage Facilities)

Posted by Loading Dock Expert on Jul 6, 2021 4:21:00 PM

A vertical dock leveler is a perfect solution for facilities that must maintain strict temperature control. As these dock levelers are stored in the vertical position inside the building, the overhead doors can close completely to the pit floor, preventing energy loss, debris entry, and improved security while maintaining a clean, energy-efficient environment.

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How to Improve Ventilation in a Loading Dock? | Bug Screen Doors

Posted by Loading Dock Expert on Apr 27, 2021 12:34:00 PM

During summertime, when the warehouse is hot, it's important to improve the ventilation while controlling the unwelcome guests. By installing one of the following Bug Screen Doors in your loading dock, you can control pests such as birds, insects, or rodents while letting some fresh air in.

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