Loading Dock Equipment

Smooth Transition at the Loading Dock

September 17, 2021

Forklift operators cross the threshold from facility to floor to trailer bed more than 100,000 times each year. Implementing a proper Smooth Transition Dok System® can help protect workers from chronic injuries such as lower back pain developed from Whole Body Vibration (aka “Dock Shock”). It can also help increase the lifetime of equipment by…


Enhance Your Facility with Safety Barriers, Smart Controls

May 3, 2021

By: Andy Olson, Contributor Warehouses and distribution centers have always been dangerous workplaces – and they may be getting more dangerous. As ecommerce has grown, so have consumer expectations for overnight delivery, forcing fulfillment operations to work faster than ever to keep up. Even without those pressures, material handling is traditionally among the most hazardous…


Malta Dynamics Introduces New Mobile 360-Degree Rotating Overhead Fall Protection Anchor

April 13, 2021

Malta Dynamics is pleased to announce the release of its new X500 Free-Standing Anchor mobile fall protection unit that offers a 360-degree rotatable arm with an overhead anchor point. Perfect for loading and unloading applications, the free-standing unit reportedly provides a mobile 20-foot-high overhead anchor point that can always remain positioned above a user working…


Scissor Dock Lifts Can Accommodate a Variety of Truck Bed Heights

March 11, 2021

Presto Lifts’ PDL Series Loading Dock Scissor lifts from Presto ECOA allow users to quickly and safely transfer loads from a variety of truck bed heights to loading docks up to 59 inches. Because the lift platform is always level, transferring between truck beds and docks is easier and safer than ramps or other incline…


Rite-Hite PitMaster II Under-Leveler Seal Saves Energy, Blocks Contaminants

February 25, 2021

The PitMaster™ II Under-leveler Seal from Rite-Hite helps facilities save energy and keep contaminants out by providing a seal at the “fourth side” of the loading dock opening. Utilizing a main sealing curtain, side seals and filler panels, the PitMaster II seal helps maintain facility cleanliness and improve energy efficiency at the loading dock. “The PitMaster…


Pennsylvania Scale Company Deepens Its Product Offering Following Strategic Partnership with Gravity Measurement

October 14, 2020

Pennsylvania Scale Company, a leading U.S. manufacturer of scales and scale indicators, has announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Schenectady, New York-based Gravity Measurement, Inc. The two companies are now co-located at Pennsylvania Scale’s existing Lancaster location and have joined forces to collectively deliver a broader spectrum of weighing and measuring products and…


Pennsylvania Scale Company Introduces New Aluminum Series Platform Scales

September 30, 2020

Pennsylvania Scale Company, a leading U.S. manufacturer of scales and scale indicators, has added an Aluminum Series to its offering. Products in the new Aluminum Series include A6600 Floor Scales and A6400 Single Point Bench and Floor Platforms. Both are reportedly constructed of high-strength, low-weight aluminum to provide durable, portable weighing solutions that can withstand…


Weigh to Go

August 3, 2020

For material handling and parcel processing, recent technology has made weighing operations more precise and profitable. By Jim Renehan, Contributor Catchweighers, which in North America are more commonly known as in-motion scales, are an essential aspect of material handling, as well as parcel processing and distribution. In a fast-paced distribution environment, catchweighers must operate both…


The Industrial Internet of Things: Harness Big Data’s Power

June 15, 2020

By Tim Kubly, Contributor For decades, logistics operations have relied on two-way radios, yard checks on foot and spreadsheets to manage the flow of trailers in and out of their facility. These traditional communication methods provide somewhat limited and outdated information but, until recently, they were the best available. Now, better options exist. Smart controls…


Toyota Material Handling Announces New Options in it’s Class III Product Lineup

May 4, 2020

Toyota Material Handling (TMH), has announced more than 190 options that will become available in 2020 across most of its Class III models. The first 150 were released in March and an additional 40 options will become available later this fall. These new options will provide customers with standardized pricing and availability, reduced lead times,…