DZ BLOG

Coming Soon…Retail Supply Chain Summit NYC: “4 Ways to Beat the Clock at the Loading Dock”

As hundreds of supply chain executives huddle at the Retail Supply Chain Summit in NYC, May 10-11, Team Dockzilla is gearing up to share the top “4 Ways to Beat the Clock at the Loading Dock.” It’s no secret that the “need-it-now” expectations of today’s online… Read more

The Cold, Hard Truth About Energy Loss at the Loading Dock

While the unusually cold Spring has made for chilly Easter egg hunts and blustery baseball games, it’s the perfect time to demonstrate the thermal benefits of modular Dock Houses vs. pit-style dock levelers. To assess just how much the style of loading dock can impact… Read more

DZ Gets It Done: That’s a Wrap! Removable Forklift Barriers Safeguard Rail Docks

WHAT:  A major producer of aluminum foil and sandwich bags needed a heavy-duty barrier system to protect 400 ft. of unguarded loading dock spur where boxcars are frequently load and unloaded. WHY:  Because employees and forklifts are vulnerable to falls onto the rail tracks when the dock… Read more

When Loading Ramps Qualify as Olympic Ski Jumps

Although ski jumpers relish slippery ramps on their way to glory at the Winter Games (shout out to our talented Norwegian brothers and sisters), there are no style points rewarded when forklift operators or implement drivers lose control of their equipment on a slick ramp.… Read more

Leum Engineering, Inc. Goes All-In As Dockzilla Co.

Like so many industrial buildings we encounter these days, our former branding had become outdated and functionally-obsolete.  Just because we manufacture heavy-steel loading docks doesn’t mean our vibe had to be grey as concrete.   To better reflect our modern, modular approach to building better… Read more

There’s Another MVP Named in Minnesota: Dockzilla Dock House is a Loading Dock Game-Changer

         As the last of the big game trucks head out of town, there’s something super still brewing in Minnesota as Dockzilla Co. rolls out the Dock House. A popular concept amongst European manufacturers for years, the modular, detachable Dock House is the… 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

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