Loading Dock Equipment

Your Gate Systems Are a Key Element of Your Safety Barrier System

August 2, 2022

Contributed by The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association of the Material Handling Institute In industrial areas where pedestrians encounter vehicle traffic, enter hazard areas or work on elevated platforms, protective guarding safety gates serve a critical role in a facility’s overall safety plan. By installing the necessary gates, facility operators help pedestrians and vehicle operators understand…


Innovations in Material Handling: Working Smarter, Not Harder

July 1, 2022

Contributed by: Gorbel Manufacturing facilities and distribution centers traditionally had to choose between keeping their works safe or keeping them productive. Thanks to recent material handling innovations, companies no longer have to make that trade off. Innovative and affordable material handling solutions empower workers to perform tasks faster and with more precision, while also reducing…


ALL Taking Delivery of Fleet’s Largest Crane

June 9, 2022

An impressive package of 25 new Liebherr cranes is coming to the ALL Family of Companies throughout calendar year 2022. Perhaps the most highly anticipated is the blockbuster Liebherr LR 11000 lattice boom crawler crane, which becomes the largest crane in the ALL fleet. Slated for delivery this month, the 11000 features an eye-popping 1,200-ton…


A New High-Performance Door for Your Harshest Environments

May 5, 2022

Rite-Hite has added another option to its lineup of high-performance rubber doors. The Raptor Max fits openings as large as 20’ tall by 20’ wide and is designed for a variety of openings, including interior, exterior, and high-wind applications. The ¼” SBR (styrene-butadiene) rubber material makes them extremely durable in the most extreme conditions. Designed…


Which Kind of Leveler is Best for Your Loading Dock?

May 4, 2022

By: Shana McGuinn, Contributor A loading dock might rightfully be thought of as the transportation nerve center for a warehouse, distribution center or other type of commercial or industrial building. It is an area of tremendous activity; a central location where vehicles come and go and where goods and products are loaded onto and unloaded…


Small Stackers Satisfy a Wide Range of Lifting and Transporting Needs

April 27, 2022

Manual push stackers from Presto Lifts are ideal for a wide variety of light industrial, warehousing, and retail back-room applications. They can be configured with manual or powered lift. M-Series units have either a foot or hand actuated pump to raise and lower loads with no electrical power. B-Series models utilize onboard battery power for…


Heavy Duty Barrier Protects Against Dangerous Drop-Off at the Dock

April 21, 2022

Rite-Hite’s Dok-Guardian provides a physical barrier that prevents workers from becoming another unfortunate statistic at one of the most dangerous materials handling interaction points at a facility –the loading dock. With the ability to stop up to 30,000 pounds of force, this loading dock barrier also has a unique pocket design that helps keep the…


Gorbel Announces New Tractor Drive for Motorized Movement

March 30, 2022

Gorbel® announces a new tractor drive for motorized movement of its cranes. The drive delivers industry leading power and performance while being a fraction of the size of other mass produced tractor drives on the market. For both new and existing Work Station Cranes, this newly designed tractor drive by Gorbel provides precise motorized movement.…


Introducing the Ground Mounted Trailer Support

March 25, 2022

The product innovation team at Ideal Warehouse Innovations, leaders in loading dock and warehouse safety, have developed a new, hands-free, trailer support system – the Ground Mounted Trailer Support (GMTS). With the future of dock safety heading towards automation, the GMTS can be deployed/retracted with the push of a button. The new support is permanently…


Powered Stacker Is Versatile and Easy to Use

November 17, 2021

PowerStak™ high performance, fully powered stackers from Presto ECOA are the perfect solution for a wide range of load transporting and stacking requirements. Unlike manual push stackers, PowerStak units are equipped with powered drive allowing palletized loads to be moved effortlessly by any operator regardless of their size or physical strength – even over long…