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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Risk management concerns increasing at ports

Risk management concerns increasing at ports

The deadly spread of COVID-19, and the economic and trade disruption the pandemic has caused, is prompting port managers to examine new ways to improve risk management and digital processes, according to the latest biennial global ports survey conducted by Remy InfoSource.

CargoLogicAir implements CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution for their resumed freighter operations

CargoLogicAir implements CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution for their resumed freighter operations

CargoLogicAir has implemented CHAMP’s Weight & Balance solution - flying again to provide much needed freighter capacity supporting the global supply chain in these challenging times. After suspending operations in February, CargoLogicAir (CLA) resumed operations in April with two B747-400F to transport personal protective equipment (PPE) for the UK’s National Health Service (NHS).

Chilled operator gains time and traceability with new cross-docking solution

Chilled operator gains time and traceability with new cross-docking solution

Peter Green Chilled, the UK temperature-controlled logistics operators, reports significant time savings and improved stock monitoring since completing a 9-month trial of a new cross-docking app from Mandata.

Navis to acquire assets of Jade Logistics, provider of terminal operating system for mixed cargo terminals

Navis to acquire assets of Jade Logistics, provider of terminal operating system for mixed cargo terminals

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, and the provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organisations across the shipping supply chain, has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Jade Logistics, a provider of the Master Terminal TOS for mixed cargo terminals.

The skies the limit for Hörmann Ireland through new partnership with DHL

The skies the limit for Hörmann Ireland through new partnership with DHL

Hörmann Ireland has secured a new partnership with logistics company, DHL, to supply a loading bay facility near Shannon Airport, Ireland. The bespoke facility, which has been uniquely designed by Hörmann, safely and easily facilitate DHL’s small transport vehicles.

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.

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