loading dock

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a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded


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Whether the client requires a strip curtain that helps protect the temperature within loading docks, ready for the safe storage and delivery of food products, or a product that helps control noise levels in busy warehouses, Goff's has the optimal product.
Your loading dock is the gateway to and from your warehouse.
Even when trailers are at the loading dock, gaps often exist between the trailer and the edges of the dock opening.
Connors said the only significant changes to the property are the addition of about 34 parking spaces, for a total of 65 spaces, and the addition of 10 new loading docks.
Blue Giant is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of loading dock systems.
Control package: Various activities on the loading dock, until recently, were wired and operated independently.
The facility features 24-foot clear ceiling heights, 36- by 40-foot bays, three drive-in doors, 22 loading docks and parking for over 65 cars.
Facility managers know that the loading dock is an inherently dangerous environment where the risk of accidents is high.
We started small because more people had jobs back then, and the need wasn't so great,'' Dave said Thursday, watching another car back up to the loading dock of his supermarket.
The loading dock employees also knew shipping documents had been backdated and that consignment merchandise had been counted as sales.
The changes have a direct impact at the loading dock -- an essential yet often overlooked link in the supply chain.
In yet another variation on the theme, The Loading Dock, based in Baltimore, has been very successful in taking unwanted construction materials and homebuilding equipment and donating it to community groups and individuals involved in affordable housing projects.
If the Trojan Horse were delivered to the Greeks today, no doubt the fatal package would be admitted through the loading dock.
What seems clear is that the cost of distribution activities incurred after a sale should be excluded from the reach of the UNICAP capitalization rules regardless of whether the costs are incurred at the loading dock area.