NYC & NJ Finest Doorman Blog

Loading Docks - The Basics

Posted by Elizabeth Aceves on Fri, Oct 04, 2013 @ 02:42 PM

Loading Dock Equipment

Your loading dock equipment may seem like just a slab of concrete. However, there are so many elements of the loading dock area that can make it a great place to work.

If you have the right loading dock equipment,
each and every order you ship or receive
will go much smoother and be easier to work with.

Check out all these essential loading dock equipment options that we offer here at The Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands and NYC and find out how to get the most you can from your loading dock.

Dock Levelers

Dock levelers correct height differences between your loading dock and trucks that arrive for shipping or delivery. With more options in cargo vehicles today, it is important you have a quality levelers to make your deck easy to access.
 Dock Levelers

Dock Seals

Dock seals are a big energy saver and can protect cargo loads that cannot handle shifts in temperature. Even if you already have a seal on the dock, you may want to look at some of the newer options--today’s seals are better than ever.
 Dock Seals

Dock Shelters

Another energy saving option is a dock shelter. This can provide the ultimate in energy savings and protect your valuable loads from inclement weather.

Dock Shelter

Loading Dock Lights

Unfortunately, not every load is delivered from 9 to 5. The right dock lighting can make those late night or early morning loads much easier for your loading dock staff.
 Loading Dock Lights

Dock Canopies

A simple dock canopy provides protection from the rain and other elements. This will keep your staff and cargo dry.

Canopies

Dock Bumpers

Protect your building and delivery fleet by adding dock bumpers. The right bumpers can make a big difference!

dock bumper

 

You know The Overhead Door Company of The Meadowlands and NYC is the best place for buying loading dock equipment, but did you know we provide maintenance too? It is very important you keep these pieces properly maintained so you don’t run into a breakdown at an inopportune time. Give us a call or contact us online and let us help you make the right decisions as far as maintaining the pieces you have and adding new equipment to your loading dock area.

 

 

Request an Estimate

Tags: dock light, loading dock equipment new jersey, loading dock equipment new york city, loading docks nj, loading docks nyc, loading docks maintenance, loading dock safety, loading dock levelers, bumpers, mcguire dock shelters, mcguire dock levelers, dock bumpers, bumper, dock levelers, dock seal, dock seals, mcguire dock seals, overhead door company of the meadowlands, overhead doors nj, load dock, maintenance plans for loading docks, loading dock canopy, dock shelters, dock canopies, dock canopy, Overhead Door Company, loading dock, dock equipment, loading dock lights, loading dock equipment, dock lights, loading docks, loading docks lodi, dock shelter, loading dock leveler, loading dock seal, loading dock seals, loading dock shelters, loading dock the basics, loading dock bumpers, loading docks new jersey, loading docks new york city, learning about loading docks, dock bumper, overhead door canopy, dock leveler