loading dock

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a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded


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In a drive-through application, tractor-trailer rigs back up to the loading dock with their doors closed.
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.
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.
* Control package: Various activities on the loading dock, until recently, were wired and operated independently.
Facility managers know that the loading dock is an inherently dangerous environment where the risk of accidents is high.
Each window is dimensionally similar to a loading dock. In the event that there needs to be a change to the layout of the docks (say a new vehicle is to be produced), the windows and the loading docks can be shifted in a comparatively easy manner, thereby permitting fast changeover of the outside of the building.
A third lesson is specific to auditors of manufacturing, wholesale and retail firms--those with a loading dock. Every inventory item eventually finds its way to the loading dock, either coming or going.
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.
The proposed regulations set forth a new test that attempts to distinguish the treatment of distribution costs based upon whether the costs are incurred inside or outside a storage facility (i.e., a warehouse), requiring capitalization of the inside costs and permitting deductions for the outside or "loading dock" costs.
Rite-Hite's NEMA 4X Dok-Commander system--which integrates multiple pieces of loading dock equipment into one centralized control unit--has been enhanced with the Lok-Vu real-time trailer presence monitor.
Fortunately, the equipment and processes related to these two operational areas have become exponentially more sophisticated in recent years--as evidenced by the growing use of the "drive-through" design in loading dock areas and high-speed doors used in clean room applications.