Dock Leveler

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A device used to bridge the gap between a truck and a dock to facilitate loading and unloading.

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What is a Dock Leveler?

A dock leveler is a mechanical device used to bridge the gap between a truck or trailer and a loading dock. Dock levelers can be manually operated or automated and are designed to provide a smooth transition for forklifts or other equipment used to load or unload cargo. Dock levelers can help improve safety, reduce damage to equipment and cargo, and increase efficiency in the loading and unloading process

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