DZ BLOG

How Your Business Can Save a Truckload at the Loading Dock

When shipping/receiving challenges pose a threat to the bottom line, the costs and downtime associated with new loading dock construction can send businesses into the fetal position. To lighten this load, it’s important to remember that not all loading dock designs are set in stone.… Read more

The Struggle is Real: The Smartest Way to Access Trailers with a Forklift

In situations where there is no dedicated dock entrance, getting freight loaded and unloaded can became a real drag on time and resources. Obtaining forklift access into trailers can significantly improve loading/unloading productivity – up to 80% faster than loading/unloading by hand. Getting forklifts into… Read more

5 Sticky Situations You Can Avoid With Dockzilla®

Although it may not be the first thing that comes to mind when evaluating your company’s efficiency and savings, your loading dock is the gateway to your bottom line. Here are five real-life situations in which a Dockzilla portable loading dock solution shines.   1.… Read more

May the 4th be with you!

As emperor of the Galactic Empire, you would think Darth Sidious would have a more disconcerting eye for workplace safety and possible OSHA reportable situations. Here we see his loading ramp is quite steep and – unlike a Dockzilla ramp – has no safety handrails. When operating… Read more

Dock Ladders from Leum Engineering Give Loading Areas a Leg Up

With all of the fancy loading dock equipment on the market, one simple addition can increase safety and help productivity climb.  Dock-mounted ship’s ladders from Leum Engineering are designed to occupy less space than traditional staircases by adhering to the wall of a loading dock. … Read more

Meet the New Rail Yard Monster

As many companies tap intermodal transportation to stretch  shipping budgets, Dockzilla® Rail is improving boxcar unloading that takes place at rail sidings, outside of manufacturing facilities. These yard ramps are designed to help forklifts handle extremely heavy freight, which is then transferred to trucks for the… Read more

CRAFT BREWING BUSINESS TOASTS LAUNCH OF DOCKZILLA® MOBILE YARD RAMPS AND PORTABLE LOADING DOCKS

It turns out we’re not the only ones excited about Leum Engineering’s official launch of the Dockzilla® family of mobile yard ramps and portable loading docks.  Craft Brewing Business – who knows a thing or two about the colossal task of loading and distributing beer… Read more

Solutions for Loading Overseas Containers

As industry trends continue to drive more intermodal transportation and service of container shipments, the challenges to unload these trailers rise. The new Mobile Yard Ramp by Leum Engineering has a 56″ high service range to safely unload overseas container chassis as well as a… Read more

Custom Platform Creates Loading Dock and More

Blog Post Courtesy of Arbon Equipment Corporation CHALLENGE Arbon Equipment’s Sales Representative – Jon Roe had a customer with an old interior loading dock. The dock height was very low and the inside operations had grown to a point where the customer could not afford… Read more

Unexpected Modifications in Loading Dock Construction Cause Troublesome Results

Blog Post Courtesy of Arbon Equipment Corporation CHALLENGE Prior to construction of a new loading dock, a company agreed to a straight 3% decline for the dock approach. After construction, for unknown reasons, the approach was much different with a 8% decline and a trench… Read more