Global transportation trends indicate that loading docks will increasingly see more intermodal containers. Universal vehicle restraint systems like the Dok-Lok Shadow Hook Restraint (SHR5000) by Rite-Hite provide the highest level of loading dock safety due to their ability to secure traditional trailers and intermodal trailer. Why are intermodal trailers at risk? An intermodal container is a standardized shipping container, designed to be used across different modes of transportation without unloading the cargo. For example: ship to rail, rail to truck. Many intermodal containers have a cover plate above the rear impact guard that can interfere with the chassis being safely secured to the loading dock. An unsecure trailer can pose a number of risks for companies, including worker injuries or fatalities, damaged equipment or goods and lost productivity. Rite-Hite’s SHR500 (Shadow Hook Restraint) has a […]
Applied Handling, Inc. is an Industrial Door and Dock Equipment Distributor with locations in Dearborn, Grand Rapids and Flint, MI. We specialize in warehouse solutions including new and refurbished dock equipment, energy efficiency products, aftermarket parts and a 24 hour service department.
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