Dock Equipment, safety systems and industrial door solutions

Equipment used in the distribution industry to make the loading bay area of a facility more accessible and to provide safe movement of goods in the dock area. The equipment is used to enable the safe loading and unloading at the distribution area ensuring that the goods at the rear of the truck are being unloaded or loaded at the same height as the receiving warehouse/distribution centre floor. Loading dock equipment includes elevating docks, dock levelers, dock boards, dock lights, bumpers, seals, shelters, vehicle restraints and industrial traffic doors.

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The Port of Antwerp addresses the breakbulk community and gives special mention to Antwerp XL

The Port of Antwerp addresses the breakbulk community and gives special mention to Antwerp XL

The Port of Antwerp recently gave a sneak preview of what the breakbulk industry can expect over the coming year, by hosting an underwater-themed boat tour on Antwerp’s breakbulk dock.

Opened by Antwerp’s Vice-Mayor, the Port of Antwerp treated 400 breakbulk professionals to an exclusive evening of networking and entertainment, including an opera performance on the water and an impressive sound and light show

Why it's good to have good goods in/out

Why it's good to have good goods in/out

The run up to Christmas is critical for many retailers. To service the public demand for their products, such retailers need excellent supply and logistics back up. Louise Nurse, Sales and Marketing Manager, sara Loading Bay Specialists, looks at the theory and practise of meeting this seasonal demand.

High speed doors keep winter at bay

High speed doors keep winter at bay

Energy bills can soar in winter as we fight to keep the cold weather at bay. Louise Nurse, Sales and Marketing Manager for sara LBS looks at how heat loss in loading bays can be minimised and the other seasonal benefits of high speed doors.

Hiab renews its light range loader crane portfolio

Hiab renews its light range loader crane portfolio

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has launched its renewed HIAB light range loader cranes with a capacity from 4 to 11 tonne meters.

Latest ProGMA video highlights loading dock hazards

Latest ProGMA video highlights loading dock hazards

The Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA), a product group within trade association Material Handling Industry (MHI), is promoting the third in a series of educational videos about preventing accidents and injuries at loading docks. The videos can be seen at mhi.org/progma/videos.

Swissport to seek IPO and listing on SIX Swiss Exchange

Swissport to seek IPO and listing on SIX Swiss Exchange

Swissport Group, the provider of ground handling and cargo services, has announced its intention to seek an Initial Public Offering ('IPO') and listing of its shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Thorworld's loading bay solution makes Sovereign's business move a golden opportunity

Thorworld's loading bay solution makes Sovereign's business move a golden opportunity

Following its recent move to new premises, Sovereign - supplier of take away packaging to the upmarket food and coffee to-go industries – has used the services of Thorworld Industries to successfully install an enabling new loading platform within its warehouse facility.

Briggs Defence celebrates 20 years of ‘Yellow Fleet’

Briggs Defence celebrates 20 years of ‘Yellow Fleet’

Briggs Defence has been providing global equipment supply and support to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for 20 years and is planning to commemorate the milestone with a special celebration.

Moving large loads

Moving large loads

The world record for the heaviest object pulled over 100 feet belongs to a US reverend who pulled a 68-tonne lorry.

HANSA HEAVY LIFT develops tailored solutions for floating unit customers globally

HANSA HEAVY LIFT develops tailored solutions for floating unit customers globally

HANSA HEAVY LIFT has strengthened its position in the floating unit market after successfully completing a series of projects in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

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