Dock levellers precisely compensate for the gap between a lorry/ vehicle bed and the loading dock floor allowing goods to be transported in and out in one continues horizontal movement. They allow for the safe, smooth and reliable transfer of goods in and out of warehouses and distribution centres and are often at the heart of any good loading bay design.
Their sturdy nature ensures they able to withstand the rough day to day activities of a busy loading environment whilst still allowing for fast loading/ unloading of a wide range of vehicles. The robust nature of dock levellers means goods can be moved using cages, forklifts, pallet trucks etc. This Safe loading/ unloading of goods whilst reducing downtime and improving efficiency simplifies the process of loading/ unloading of goods.
Dock Levellers comprise of a single metal lip that is raised from a stowed position and lowered onto the back of the lorry, an essential feature in busy loading/ unloading environments. Dock levellers allow you to solve the problem of bridging the gap between the lorry floor and loading bay dock/ warehouse floor in a safe and efficient manner whilst still allowing for optimal loading and unloading.
Here at ADC we can help tailor a solution to ensure you as a business are complying with legislation and regulations and your dock levellers are safe.
Servicing your automatic dock levellers is imperative to keeping them working safely. The ADC service contract offers you total peace of mind ensuring your gates are safe. We look for areas of noncompliance and part defects, advice on how to optimise your safety and keep your gates running smoothly. Our servicing team will perform a full service and offer advice on any minor works your gates may need.
We offer a 24/7 call out service, so you can rest easy knowing that you can rely on us to get your dock levellers up and running again no matter where they are, and no matter when you need us!
For more information please contact our sales team on 0800 0461 105
“The Automatic Door Company (ADC) were asked to quote for the contract to maintain the Auto Doors at East Cheshire NHS Trust in 2014. Which has been carried out to an exceptional standard. During this period ADC have also replaced two doors to the entrance to our A&E these doors have changed the appearance and functionality of the A&E. ADC have also carried out the installation to the entrance to Orthopaedics this has changed the waiting area for the better and the waiting area is now more comfortable for patients and staff within the waiting area. Over all ADC have work to a high standard as I look forward to working with ADC in the future.”
East Cheshire NHS Trust (Laurence Edwards, Estates officer)
“Edge Hill University have been using ADC for the installation, servicing and reactive repairs of our automatic doors for a number of years. The work they have carried out is neat, tidy and has been delivered to a high standard. Site Engineers are always well presented, polite and communicate in a professional manner, Customer Service Excellence is a core requirement for Edge Hill University. I would not hesitate to recommend (working with) The Automatic Door Company. Technical enquiries are always responded to in a prompt manner, with Administrative Staff willing to help in any way they can.”
Edge Hill University (Mark Burton, Facilities Manager)
“On a busy university campus its vital that the infra-structure runs smoothly. ADC have maintained and repaired the doors here for many years, giving us a very dependable service at a competitive price, and moreover total piece of mind.”
Edge Hill University (Colin Francis, Maintenance Supervisor)
“ADC have serviced our automatic doors for a number of years now and we would highly recommend their service. They are quick to respond to enquiries and maintain a professional demeanour when on site. Their skilled engineers are friendly and always willing to go out of their way to help with any issues or queries we may have. We are very happy with the service ADC provide and wouldn’t hesitate to use them again.”
Guardian Print Centre (Rob Court, Facilities Manager)
“The ADC Service engineers are highly reliable and hardworking. They are thoughtful of our needs and always willing to go the extra mile to help us, offering information and advice as well as quality service. We have worked with ADC for the past 9 years and we would use ADC for future works as we are pleased with everything they have delivered so far.”
Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (Glyn Greenwood, Assistant Building Management Officer)
Areas we serve
With over 20 years of experience as the UK's leading automatic door specialist, we have expanded our services to span across England, Wales and the South of Scotland. We manufacture and install a range of doors systems, including automatic doors, roller shutters and gates and barriers, as well as offering automatic door service and maintenance contracts and repairments.
From Liverpool to Manchester, to Southampton and Bristol, and everywhere in between, our professional installation team will deliver customised automatic door solutions that meet your project requirements and budgets.