Chris Cook, Author at Dockzilla

DZ BLOG

BATTLEBOTS® Production Site Glitch Is No Match For Dockzilla

As a platinum sponsor of the 6th season of BATTLEBOTS®, the world’s premier robot fighting competition, Dockzilla was all-in before taping got underway in Las Vegas. As the show’s production crew was gearing up to welcome hundreds of Bot Builders from around the world, they... Read more

Basement Brainstorming: DZ Engineers Offer No-Cost Support

The last 30 days have been particularly intense for all of us, and Team Dockzilla has been in the trenches - delivering rapid response loading dock ramps and supply chain set-ups to grocery and food delivery customers, essential supply manufacturers, and medical organizations. To continue... Read more

MODULAR LOADING DOCKS: Emergency Response for Makeshift Care & Supply Chain Set Ups

Dockzilla’s modular loading docks are in production to help communities triage & set up medical care, supply chain, and other operations that require loading/unloading of trailers in unconventional locations – such as parking lots or vacant properties. We’re currently directing Dockzilla portable loading dock deliveries… Read more

Now Playing: “Don’t Drop the Ball This Holiday Season”

Holiday shipping demands can turn any hand cart, forklift, or manual loading operation into the land of misfit toys. While the “submit order” button makes gift-giving easy for online shoppers, the real hustle and bustle of the holiday season is at distribution loading docks, warehouses,… Read more

Get Creative with Obsolete Buildings and Get Ahead in Ecommerce

Location. Location. Location. A mantra that once defined successful retailing now applies to today’s rapid-paced Ecommerce environment. Only this time, finding an ideal “location” refers to nabbing existing buildings in close proximity to customers to serve as in-fill distribution centers. Although many of these industrial… Read more

Top 4 Modular Products for Ecommerce Flexibility

In today’s retail world, Ecommerce is the new black. Anticipating half of America’s shopping malls to close by 2030 and retailers moving fulfillment centers closer to their customers, remaining nimble in this environment is critical. To help retailers more quickly immerse their business in this… Read more

6 Tips to Accelerate Your Ecommerce Distribution Setup

Fueled by changing shopping preferences, expedited service expectations, and demographics, Ecommerce companies are rewriting the playbook on how, and when, online orders reach customers. For retailers who feel like they need to play catch up in order to compete, there’s still time to gain velocity… Read more

Test Drive the Loading Dock Before Signing a Lease

When shopping industrial buildings for a major company move, it can be easy to overlook what’s lurking at the loading dock. Because modular forklift ramps can quickly modernize any existing shipping/receiving setup, the facility’s loading dock situation shouldn’t preclude you from finding the best option… Read more

Let Freedom at the Loading Dock Ring!

As the July 4th fireworks fizzle out, the celebration of freedom continues in an unlikely place – the loading dock.   Since the introduction of heavy-steel Dockzilla portable loading docks in 2011, countless U.S. manufacturers have seceded from the permanence of traditional loading docks.  By… Read more

No Two Loading Docks Alike: Dockzilla Tackles Any Scenario

The last thing you want to discover when moving into a new facility is that the loading docks are incompatible with your business needs.  Taking the time to test drive the loading docks at the facilities in consideration will save you time and money.  … Read more

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