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Blog Update: 6 Tips for Forklift Safety in Your Facility and Dock Area
May 2013: Forklifts can deliver materials handling speed and efficiency to an operation while lowering the risk of injury from manual lifting, pushing and pulling. But forklifts also present a much greater risk of injury or death to operators and other personnel. Improper training, careless or reckless operation, and malfunctions all contribute to the approximately 100 people killed and 20,000 injured each year in forklift accidents in the United States.

Blog Update: Secure Your Loading Docks for Loss Prevention and More
April 2013: Enhanced loading dock or material transfer zone (MTZ) security can provide diverse benefits that go beyond loss prevention. Regulatory compliance is one example. Whether mandatory or voluntary, the impact of federal agency guidelines and programs on the supply chain is growing. From anti-terrorism to food safety, forward thinking businesses are taking a proactive approach to security where compliance is concerned.

Blog Update: Vehicle Detection Solutions Provide Enhanced Safety and Efficiency
March 2013: Vehicle detection solutions can be an important part of any organized dock safety program. The four leading types of vehicle detection methods for commercial door and dock applications are photo eyes, safety edges, loops, and motion sensors. Vehicle detection solutions can help streamline traffic, save time and increase productivity within a facility. This makes them a compelling value proposition.

Blog Update: Vehicle Detection Solutions Provide Enhanced Safety and Efficiency
February 2013: Vehicle detection solutions can be an important part of any organized dock safety program. The four leading types of vehicle detection methods for commercial door and dock applications are photo eyes, safety edges, loops, and motion sensors. Vehicle detection solutions can help streamline traffic, save time and increase productivity within a facility. This makes them a compelling value proposition.

Blog Update: Holiday Contest Winner Receives Amazon Kindle and Quality Solutions
January 2013: In December we invited our customers to share their 2012 American Door and Dock success stories. As an incentive and token of our appreciation, we offered an Amazon Kindle Fire mobile device to one lucky winner to be selected by a random drawing from all entries. We’re pleased to announce the winner from our random drawing, Kyle Sonday with Commercial Plastics in Mundelein, Illinois.

Blog Update: Share Your American Door and Dock Success Story and You Could Win a Kindle Fire
December 2012: As we look forward to 2013 we’d like to invite you to share any American Door and Dock success story you may have. How did we help you solve a problem, take advantage of an opportunity, avoid or minimize downtime, or save time & money in 2012? Let us know and you could win an Amazon Kindle Fire mobile device just for sharing your experience.

Blog Update: Door and Dock Winterization Strategy Yields Efficiency and ROI
October 2012: Green practices are sensible practices when it comes to dock operations in commercial and industrial buildings. Investing in making doors and docks energy efficient can return a different kind of green in the form of measurable cost savings. Chicago winters can make keeping cold air out and warm air in a big challenge. Facilities managers can go green and save green with a multi-faceted strategy for tackling the Big Chill.

Blog Update: Quality Door and Dock Solutions Breathe New Life Into Aging Facilities
September 2012: There are thousands of aging (roughly 25 years or older) warehouses, manufacturing plants, and other commercial and industrial facilities throughout the Greater Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana area. These facilities can present significant challenges when they are acquired by a new company, redeployed, or when their use evolves based on operational changes and increased volumes of activity.

Blog Update: Reduce Costs and Down Time with Efficient Dock Seal and Shelter Solutions
August 2012: Without efficient seal and shelter solutions in place, dock operations are at risk for wind and rain penetration, energy loss, invasive insects and rodents, unsafe loading and unloading conditions, and damage to products and equipment. High performing dock seals and shelters are especially important in regulated operations such as food and pharmaceuticals where preventing environmental threats is mission critical.

Blog Update: American Door and Dock is Key Ingredient in Food Manufacturer's Success
July 2012: The many shoppers who choose fresh frozen and ready-to-bake dinner and snack foods at leading retail grocers aren’t thinking about the door and dock operations at the manufacturing plant. They’re thinking about the dependable quality, convenience and value that these food products provide for their households. That’s just fine with the food manufacturer. Learn how American helps this food industry leader cook up a recipe for success.

Blog Update: Why Responsive, Expert, 24/7/365 Service Matters
June 2012: Any service vendor can send a guy out in a truck to try to fix a problem. But how many service providers can really leave an operation better than it was before the problem even occurred? This is what sets American Door and Dock apart. We are a service organization from the ground up. At the heart of our organization is a Service Department that leads the way in service delivery and customer care.

Blog Update: What You Don't Know About Truck Restraints Can Hurt You
May 2012: The risks and unknowns inherent in dock area operations make it prudent to develop (or enhance) and implement a dock safety policy as well as related equipment improvements. Dock safety policies should be revisited periodically and updated to reflect operational changes, growth, and new & better ways of doing things. Truck restraints should be an integral part of any organized dock safety program.

Blog Update: High Performance Doors for a High Performance Dealership
February 2012: In Chicagoland, Lisle Auto Plaza Group has built its successful Infiniti dealerships on a commitment to outstanding customer service. For its new Infiniti dealership in Clarendon Hills, they brought in American Door and Dock. “We wanted to put the ‘wow’ factor into our customer experience at this facility.” according to Terry Leo, Facilities Manager.

Blog Update: Rytec & American Door and Dock, Partners in Our Customers' Success
January 2012: American Door and Dock is proud to be partnered with Rytec, the leading US manufacturer of high speed, high performance doors with over 50,000 doors in operation worldwide. Rytec focuses exclusively on rolling, folding, and sliding doors for industrial and commercial applications.

Blog Update: Why Winterize? Some energy risks that may surprise you, and how to avoid them.
December 2011: It doesn't take much to hurt the energy efficiency of your dock levelers, sectional doors, and pedestrian doors. Here are some statistics that may surprise you, along with some cost effective  winterizing solutions.

Blog Update: Five Tips for Safer and More Efficient Door & Dock Operations
September 2011: Helpful tips for dock safety, efficiency, and cost savings for your organization.


 
 
      
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