Industrial Conveying claims it has developed a system, which will increase the ‘smart’ utilisation of truck fleets during the loading and unloading process.
According to Industrial Conveying, it has designed a way to integrate many of its standalone technologies in order to mobilise dock loading operations to collect and pre-arrange freight while trucks are in transit.
The technological development reportedly comes as good news for all warehouse operators, transport companies and shipping facilities which can often request drivers to wait several hours in a queue, causing unnecessary downtime for business operators.
Industrial Conveying operates by having its design engineers analyse the existing dock setup to reveal what level of input and change is required to streamline the operation.
It then custom designs, manufactures and installs a new line of technology for bulk loading (and unloading) of palletised product into shipping containers, pan-tech trucks or open deck trailers.
With this new technology, loads are prearranged to fit the vehicle that is picking up – or the moving floor is raised in advance of a delivery vehicle. Stock is then raised to a correct height to enable efficient loading and unloading with powered docks. Skates for the dock are constructed to allow minimum sideways movement of the load.