Loading Dock Design

Johnson Equipment Loading Dock Design Presentation* is presented by industry experts who can come to your facility to present information on the topics below.
Presentations are usually about 1 hour in length.


Trends Affecting the Loading Dock (Bigger, Lower Trucks)

  • Air Suspension Trailers
  • Low Profile Tires
  • Varying Trailer Bed Heights

Dock Layout Considerations

  • Dock Leveler Length, Width, Capacity
  • Door Size Considerations
  • Material Handling Equipment Limitations

Safety Issues at the Dock

  • Why is the Loading Dock a Danger Zone
  • Causes of Loading Dock Accidents
  • Trailer Separation
  • Vacant Loading Docks
  • Void-in-the-Floor

Innovative Solutions and Products

  • Specifying the Right Equipment to Meet Your Client’s Needs
  • Available Equipment Features
  • Dock Levelers
  • Vehicle Restraints
  • Industrial Doors
  • Aftermarket Parts and Products

*Johnson Equipment is registered with the AIA Continuing Education System (AIA/CES).
This one hour program offers (1) Learning Unit, which will be reported directly to the AIA/CES for AIA members.