Designing a loading dock: the approach area

Designing a loading dock

One of the most crucial factors to consider in the design phase of a loading dock is determined by the slope of the approach area. Incorrect projection of the loading dock or insufficient dimensions of the door can result in strong collisions of the truck’s upper part with the building facade. How to avoid it? …

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Scissor Lift Tables: Functions and Models

types of scissors lift table

What is a scissor lift platform, or scissor table? In this post, we will briefly describe its usefulness and the different types of platforms that can be found on the market. A scissor lift platform is a mechanical device designed to allow work at different heights or to bridge level differences within a factory, as …

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How to have temperature control in a loading dock?

Contrôle de température dans les quais de chargement

Preserving the cold chain during the loading and unloading of goods at the docks and maintaining temperature control in a loading dock can become a real headache and result in significant financial losses for many logistics warehouses. This fact can be further emphasized given the climatic conditions of a country like Spain, predominantly warm, where …

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Solutions to the five most common loading-dock problems

Solutions to the five most common loading-dock problems

Problems with your loading and unloading dock? At Alapont Logistics Solutions, we’ve put together a list of the five most common issues that our customers experience in their company loading and unloading bays. We’ll then explain the solutions to these problems, which may come in handy if you’re company is experiencing one of them. If …

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