Your company’s truck loading docks are the gateway connecting your facility and your supply chain operation. The systems supporting your loading dock operation are vital to your company’s productivity. Dixie Warehouse Solutions offers its customers in Central and Southeast Alabama a wide range of products to keep your loading docks running smoothly including vehicle restraint systems, dock levelers, dock seals, dock shelters, dock lifts, dock ramps, and LoadHogsⓇ. We feature the Serco and Kelley brands. Both are part of the Entrematic family of products, but very few warehouse supply companies are able to offer both. Dixie Warehouse Solutions does which means you can choose the product that is the absolute best fit for your warehousing needs. Call Dixie today for local, dependable, same-day service.
Warehouse loading dock levelers are used as a bridge between the dock and truck. They can be adjusted for height and may be operated with a mechanical spring, hydraulic cylinders, or air powered systems. Kelley and Serco carry a full line of loading dock products. Dixie will be happy to show you the features of each one to determine which will work best for you.
The mechanical leveler is mounted in a pit below the dock and is activated manually via an extension spring counterbalance. The air-powered system features airbag lifting technology, which provides stability and is operated via push-button controls, which helps to eliminate manual issues. Hydraulic levelers are powered by a pit-mounted hydraulic system and are designed to handle high-volume dock operations.
Keeping trucks and trailers docked at your warehouse safe and secure is not only vital to protect your customers’ freight, but to ensure the safety of all employees and personnel on the dock and in the warehouse. Dixie Warehouse Solutions takes restraining and securing vehicles seriously and that’s why we offer multiple choices:
Serco PitBull Safety-Loc
This comes in both powered and manual activation models. There are models to fit virtually any application or budget.
Kelley STAR® Series & Kelley HH Series HIDDEN HOOK™
Several models to choose from including features like hook-mounted sensor bar, LED exterior and interior lights, caution signs, and audible alarms for superior communication.
This is a superior version of the traditional impact-style vehicle restraint. It uses an advanced communication system and also has an impact extension bar that accommodates a wide range of rear impact guards.
In some cases, vehicle restraint systems are not the right solution for vehicles with lift gates or unique trailer configurations. In those situations, the best choice may be wheel-chock systems to immobilize the vehicle at the wheels. Dixie offers the Kelley in-ground AUTO CHOCK and SURFACE CHOCK systems as well as a full line of manual and hydraulic wheel block systems from Serco.
Whatever the top-of-the-line trailer restraint system you choose, Dixie Warehouse Solutions will help make loading and unloading vehicles at your dock safe and efficient and reduce the risk of serious and potentially fatal accidents.
Warehouse dock seals are normally comprised of compressible foam blocks that serve as a cushion for trucks backing up to the docks. They also can serve as barriers that will protect the dock environment against the elements and provide safe operating conditions. Kelley and Serco products feature ultra-durable TufSteel® framing for years of reliable performance. The foam and fabrics are both fire-resistant.
Keeping every docked load safe, secure, and protected from the elements make shelters a key component of a productive and efficient dock operation. Because Dixie can offer the Serco and Kelley line of products, you have literally dozens of styles and models to choose from. All are designed to keep your workers and assets comfortable and safe. Shelters can also help with climate control, thereby reducing energy costs.
Warehouse loading dock lifts are essential in making your docks 100 percent accessible. Lifts offer a cost-effective alternative to booms and other portable aerial platforms and help provide a stable and level loading/unloading area on your warehouse dock ramps for trucks and trailers. There are too many models and styles to list individually, but Dixie Warehouse Solutions offers a complete selection of Serco, Kelley, Southworth, and Presto hydraulic scissor lift systems. Be sure to ask us about our truck levelers and rail lifts!
Dock bridges are designed and built to connect the warehouse and the trailer. They address warehouse issues at a lower cost than other solutions such as mechanical dock levelers while providing efficient and safe operation. They also maximize floor space and are generally easy to operate and maintain.
LH SERIES LOADHOG®
This is one of the most well-known product names in dock bridges. Serco and Kelley both offer their version of the LH Series LoadHogⓇ modular dock bridge. When compared to many other similar products, the installation is simple. The LoadHogⓇ mounts to your warehouse floor with heavy-duty bolts and requires no concrete installation work, thereby saving you money over the course of the bridge’s lifespan.
As dock operations get busier and more complicated, the demand increases for automated systems to speed up the process. Most pieces of equipment require their own control panels, which leads to more electrical and installation costs. Once again Dixie Warehouse Solutions can come to your rescue with master control panels from Kelley and Serco. They seamlessly integrate controls for your vehicle restraint system, door, and dock leveler in one convenient location. Call us today for more information.
In addition to all of our warehouse dock, storage, and general operating systems, Dixie Warehouse Solutions provides a full line of APS Resource aftermarket parts and accessories to modify or enhance your warehouse system. This includes lighting accessories that spotlight your dock and employees, helping to reduce accidents due to poor lighting; or energy-saving solutions that produce a more comfortable working environment while lowering your utility and operational costs. We also offer product upgrades and maintenance programs that can prolong the life of systems like dock levelers. Our Sentry Rail systems are another valuable complement to your dock and provide premium loading-dock barrier protection for your facility and personnel. Whatever your accessory or special custom needs, we have the solution. Just Call Dixie and it’s done!