The loading dock is the access point for shipping and receiving. Well-designed loading dock procedures minimize delays, reduce damage to cargo and optimize productivity.
Here are 3 quick ways to improve loading dock processes:
- Enhance Dock Safety
Loading and unloading trailers presents safety risks for operators, attendants, drivers and employees. Injuries on loading docks account for 25% of all reported injuries within supply chain facilities, according to Material Handling and Logistics.
In order to increase productivity and reduce injury at the loading dock, follow these tips: