[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” inline_fonts=”Verdana”] Preventive Maintenance of doors, docks and more : Door breakdowns can raise costs for your business through both expensive [More]
When it’s time to replace loading dock equipment in any size facility, a performance review is a major planning step. Consider the following questions on dock doors:What are the heights of the trucks and trailers accessing the dock regularly?
48 inches above the ground is standard, but some vehicles are as low as 20 inches and as high as 62 inches
Required Door Size?
The inside width of newer style trailers may be as much as 101 inches (8.5 feet) to allow 40- and 48-inch pallets to fit side-by-side
Inside height may be as much as 114 inches for allow for double stacking of loads for maximum capacity
Overall Dock Height – 48 inches is standard – do you accommodate trucks and trailers of different sizes?