DZ BLOG

Introducing “Mr. Leum’s Dockyard” Show and Tell Video Series

Mr. Rogers is the ultimate storyteller who made it a beautiful day in the neighborhood.  As Mr. Rogers’ movie opens on Friday, we’re following in his footsteps with a “show and tell” video series, called “Mr. Leum’s Dockyard.”  Dockzilla Founder Grant Leum takes viewers behind… Read more

Ready, Set, Go! DZ Dock to Ground Ramps Ready in < 2 Hours

In the time required for concrete to cure on a conventional building access ramp, vehicles and forklifts could have been cruising in and out of your facility for an entire week with a Dockzilla Dock to Ground Ramp.  In fact, this rockstar ramp sets up… Read more

What Would George Do? Top 5 Ways to Load Like a Leader  

We’re pretty sure George Washington would be pumped to see there’s a modern way to load and unload amber waves of grain, pallets of American flags, and building materials for Mount Vernon expansions.  Today we celebrate Washington’s Birthday and his legacy as our country’s first… Read more

Hand Off Your Loading Challenge During “National Engineers Week” (or Any Day)

As we kick off National Engineers Week, Dockzilla emphasizes the importance of getting a free consult from loading experts before retrofitting a building, buying a commodity yard ramp, or pouring one oz. of concrete.   On President’s Day — and, well, every other business day… 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

DZ Gets It Done: Portable Loading Dock Is Lifesaver for Hospital Under Construction

WHAT: A major hospital needed a way to triage its daily loading and unloading operations in a location outside of the main facility during a year-long construction project.   WHY: They needed a self-standing, heavy steel loading dock designed to handle the rigors of trailer… Read more

Keep Calm & Load On: Dockzilla Minds the Gap at Rail Car Loading Docks

On a recent visit to London, we rode all over the city on their impressive public rail network – the London Tube.  Being the shipping and transportation enthusiasts that we are, we were captivated at every train stop by the pleasant recorded message cautioning passengers… Read more

DZ Gets It Done: Airport Loading Operations Take Flight with Dockzilla Platforms

WHAT: An Arkansas airport needed three new loading docks due to low existing dock height, but the cost of concrete loading dock construction was prohibitive. WHY: Employees were loading trailers by hand to accommodate the difference between trailer beds and the low dock height, which was… Read more

Dockzilla Loading Dock Platforms Elevate Materials Handling & Expediting

As retailers count down to a record-breaking $1.5 trillion holiday shopping “and shipping” season, this is no time for fa-la-la-la follies at the loading dock. Not to mention the more than $90 billion expected in post-holiday gift returns. Whether shipping at the holidays or year… Read more

Honey…We Shrunk the Dockzilla

Even at 1/32nd of their normal size, Dockzilla modular loading docks are BIG on product features. “Dockzilla in 3D” is an interactive display that helps potential customers visualize the portability of these modern, modular loading docks and how they are easily installed, removed, and relocated.… Read more