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Specifying the Elevating Dock Lift for Your Facility

Dock Levelers

Specifying the Elevating Dock

Hydraulic elevating docks lower forklifts from the loading dock down to the ground. They allow forklifts to enter trucks with very low or high bed heights that are outside the range of docklevelers.

2 Most Common Trailer Restraint Methods (or Dock Locks) at the Loading Dock


 A truck restraint (or a dock lock) prevents a truck from moving during loading and unloading. If a truck leaves the loading dock before loading and unloading is complete, workers can fall into the gap between the truck and dock, causing serious personal injury or death, and freight and equipment can be damaged.

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Get to know the 2 most common trailer Restraint methods at the Loading Dock by reading more.

Specifying The Correct Loading Dock Leveler for Your Facility


Because a recessed dock leveler has a wider range of operation, it is the best choice to accommodate a wide range of bed heights. Only choose the Edge-of-dock (EOD) leveler if the facility operates within the EOD’s narrow range of applications.

Read more to find out how to specify the correct Loading Dock Leveler for your facility.

Repairs for DLM Dock Equipment

The use of loading dock equipment is very vital to  business that involves receiving and delivery of cargos. The performance of your dock equipment will determine how long it will take to unload or load a cargo and how many deliveries you make each day. If there is a great volume of shipments, dock equipment; such as a dock leveler or an edge of dock leveler, will make a point to ensure fast and safe transportation of goods.

The level of care you provide to your goods should be equally the same, when it comes to taking care of your dock equipment. A well-executed maintenance plan can prolong the life of your dock levelers and repairs can eliminate the problem you experience when operating them.  If repairs cannot solve the problem, then replacement will be your last resort to ensure that money keeps coming in.

Our well versed technicians at Loading Dock, Inc. have been in the industry for more than 3 decades. They  have carried-out effective repairs, maintenance and replacement for diffrent manufacturers of dock equiment,  including repairs for DLM dock equipment.

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Take a closer look at the models of DLM dock leveler equipment that we service  by reading more below. 

Repairs for Pentalift Dock Leveler Equipment

Dock leveler equipment is necessary for hazard free and uninterrupted loading dock operations. They ensure safe handling and smooth transportation of materials, by connecting the gap between the trailer and dock. To  get in-depth knowledge about what Dock  Leveler is,  check out our previous blog titled, "What is Dock Leveler"

Generally speaking, the performance and durability of your dock leveler equipment can be sustained through proper installment, maintenance and usage.  Failing to observe proper usage and neglecting even a single defect can make your equipment more susceptible to damage.  As we all know,  these problems can cause a lot of mishaps to your business causing profit loss, and more seriously lawsuit due to blatant negligence.

Reaching out to a loading dock service company that knows how to execute the right approach to any type, brand and model of dock equipment is the basic step in resolving your problem.  It is also important that the servicemen that you will choose, can provide a quick turn around time in fixing your loading dock equipment

Our professional team of repairmen at Loading Dock, Inc. can come up with undoubtedly effective solutions and fix your loading dock equipment in no time! They are accustomed in repairing and maintaining any brand of dock leveler equipment and also accept repairs for Pentalift Dock Leveler Equipment.

Read more to find out types of Pentalift Dock Leveler Equipment that we service.

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