Specialty Products for the Loading Docks

Applied Handling is your number one source for specialty products such as trailer stands, dock lights, bumpers, & weatherseals.  Call us today, if you are looking for specialty products for your loading docks and doors.

rite-hite-logoApplied Handling is a proud distributor of Rite-Hite equipment and aftermarket products. To read more about Rite-Hite products, history and safety solutions visit https://www.ritehite.com/.

One of our most informative blogs features pedestrian safety with the Rite-Hite safety signal and other pedestrian warning systems. Read more.

LED Dock Lights

The Rite-Lite HD-LED Dock Light offers energy efficiency as well as a heavy-duty design for abusive applications. An ABS spacer ring provides built-in heat dissipation and a die-cast aluminum casing keeps this light cool to the touch all day long. The impact resistant acrylic cover meets food facility requirements and reduces maintenance by eliminating light bulb replacement and/or clean up.

  • Optimum brightness for entire length of trailer
  • Warranted 70% light output for 50,000 hours!
  • 15 watts equivalent to 75-100 watt incandescent bulb (about 1,100 lumens)
  • Built-in heat dissipation – always cool to the touch
  • “Go Green” product solution with energy rebate potentials
  • Rugged design
  • Reduced maintenance

Cool Head Dock Light

The Cool Head Dock Light is an economical choice for the traditional incandescent loading dock light. The polycarbonate head weighs 50% less than a metal head and is high-impact allowing it to withstand an accident while staying cool to the touch.

  • UL listed toU.S.and Canadian safety standards
  • Meets NEC and OSHA general requirements
  • Safety yellow powder coating
  • Rust-resistant
  • Polycarbonate head
  • High impact
  • Cool-to-the-touch
  • 50% less weight than metal head
  • Same heavy duty components without flexible arm assembly
  • An economical choice

Flex Neck LED Dock Light

The newest innovation in loading dock light technology, the Rite-Lite Flex Neck LED dock light offers enhanced flexibility and adjustability when lighting a trailer or container at the loading dock.

Unique Design

  • Made from molded nylon
  • Multi-articulating arm allows for multiple bend points
  • Won’t droop or take a set
  • Each link arm can be tightened, if necessary, to eliminate the sagging that often occurs with traditional metal snake arms.
  • More flexibility helps maneuver around door tracks, etc.
  • Low profile no-glass head reduces chance of impact/damage
  • CREE LED’s – Made in the USA
  • 18 watts, 950 lumens, 175,200 hours service life
  • Includes LED, driver and all electrical components

Lighting Features

Manual Light Control

  • Four different settings with visual indicators to clearly identify the current level of lighting, allowing users to select the desired level of light output.

Motion Sensing Technology

  • This optional feature senses when a forklift or person is leaving a trailer and automatically dims the light to 25% output, restoring to full power after a few seconds
  • When the light has been on for 30 minutes or more, with no loading activity, an auto-dimming feature reduces the light output to its lowest setting.

Loading Dock Bumpers

Protect your investment

Loading dock bumpers that are damaged, missing, or misapplied can cause backing trailers to make contact with your building. This can cause structural damage that can potentially be costly to repair. Rite-Hite’s complete line of heavy-duty dock bumpers can help provide solutions for every truck dock application at your facility

  • Avoid expensive repairs
  • Save purchasing/acquisition cost and time
  • Minimize downtime
  • Cut maintenance costs

Types of Bumpers Applied Handling Provides:

  •  Steel Faced Bumper
  • Laminated Dock Bumper
  • Molded Dock Bumper
  • Extra Length Bumpers
  • Extra Thick Bumpers

Trailer Stands

Rite-Hite’s TS-2000 Trailer Stands are rugged trailer supports that helps make your loading dock safer.

  • Avoid Injuries, Downtime and Loss of Product
  • An inexpensive method to meet OSHA regulations
  • Prevents injuries due to trailer landing gear collapse
  • Handle most trailers with our 100,000 pound capacity fixed trailer jack
  • Maintenance free design
  • Safe, productive and easy to use
  • Fits most truck trailers
  • Helps prevent trailer up-ending
  • Improves ergonomics and ease-of-operation



Around the sides of your dock leveler, gaps are created between the leveler and the concrete loading dock pit wall.

If these gaps are left uncovered they can become as large as a 14″ by 14″ hole in your wall and could cost $557 annually. (Based on a climate in Cincinnati, OH)

Installing energy efficient loading dock leveler weatherseals by Rite-Hite Aftermarket will close the gaps and will help reduce your heating and cooling costs. In many cases, these weatherseals will pay for themselves in four months or less.

PT-2 Vinyl Seal

  • A flexible vinyl strip
  • Slides into heavy-duty galvanized channel
  • Installs on leveler

NB-1 Brush Seal

  • Galvanized channel
  • Nylon brush
  • Easy replacement

Tear Drop

  • 40 oz. (1.13 kg) vinyl
  • Foam inner core

Rear Hinge Seal

  • Fire retardant polyurethane foam
  • 1/8 ” (3 mm) galvanized pipe
  • Optional Hypalon® wrapped Charseal


  • 1-1/2″ (40 mm) or 3/4″ (20 mm) projection
  • Flexible foam covered with durable Hypalon® fabric

Lanyard Cup

  • Stops air penetration through lanyard cup
  • Durable polyurethane material

Dok-Commander Control Panel

The Dok-Commander system integrates multiple control components at each dock position for a total dock safety system.

Features and Benefits

  • Improves productivity and total dock safety with interlock options that ensure equipment is used in the proper sequence and to achieve its full capabilities.
  • Easy to operate centralized panel includes the controls of multiple devices.
  • Lower electrical installation costs by powering each dock position from a single branch circuit.
  • Clean and simple wall configuration, since each Dok-Commander box eliminates the need for multiple control boxes, and its narrow size allows for tight door centerlines.
  • Enhances safety during maintenance with a single optional lock-out/ tag-out provision.

Intersection Caution System

  • Increases plant safety by alerting pedestrians when fork truck traffic approaches an intersection.
  • The self-contained system includes a 26″ mirrored dome, light assembly, strobe light, sensors, and controls.
  • When a fork-truck is detected approaching the intersection, the internal strobe light flashes and the horn sounds alerting pedestrians of the oncoming traffic. Once the traffic has passed, the strobe light and horn automatically stop.
  • The sensors are set to ignore the motion of the fork-truck as it travels away from the intersection.
  • The simple installation requires 120 volt / 1 phase power. Custom signage is available.


LumAware Products

Bring safety to light at your facility without batteries or electricity using LumAware luminescent technology. LumAware and Applied Handling have teamed up to provide glow in the dark products such as exit signs, fire extinguishers, line-striping systems, epoxy & so much more.   LumAware offers a more reliable economical way to prevent accidents and guide personnel through your facility during power outages.


  • No batteries or electricity needed
  • Energy cost savings
  • No maintenance
  • Non-Toxic
  • Lasts for decades
  • LEED Credits
  • Path Markings of IBC & IFC

Read our LumAware  Blog.



Safe-T-Signal Warning System

Help prevent accidents where people and material handling equipment share the same space in your facility with Rite-Hite’s Safe-T-Signal Warning System. The Safe-T-Signal Warning System detects traffic from all directions and communicates with high-visibility traffic control LED symbols to the oncoming traffic. 

If traffic is detected approaching from one direction, then an amber LED yield signal is presented to the other directions. When traffic is detected from two or more directions then a red LED stop signal will be presented to the approaching traffic and a blue LED light will illuminate on the floor; directions with no detected traffic will be presented with an amber LED signal

The Rite-Hite Safe-T-Signal™ Warning System is perfect for blind corners and busy intersections at any warehouse.

  • Adjustable zone sensitivity
  • Actively detects oncoming traffic
  • High Visibility LED Signals
  • Easy to install
  • Configure for 2-way, 3-way or 4-way traffic

For a video of the Safe-T-Signal Warning system in action, please read our blog

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