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Automatic Truck Loading and Unloading System

In any material handling operation, you’re only as fast as your slowest system. If your docks are often congested with pallets, an automatic truck loading and unloading system earns your time back.

Shift away from long loading times

Operations leaders know that workers doing repetitive, manual tasks means risking injury, product damage, and backed-up supply chains. Automatic truck loading and unloading systems eliminate repetitive work by utilizing conveyors and software programming to speed up your loading docks so you and your team can accomplish more.

Slow docks mean less options

When you’re shipping and receiving truckloads of goods, you need to do so quickly. The longer it takes you to receive and put away products or raw materials, the less flexibility you have to respond to orders as they come in. And with customers expecting orders faster than ever, you run the risk of disappointing customers when unprocessed orders are waiting to go out.

Boost efficiency with an automated truck loading system

Unloading a truck manually takes time. An automatic loading and unloading system can do that same work in 10 minutes. ISD designs automated truck loading systems that reduce product damage, increase safety, and help you get more goods in and out of your facility, faster.

Win back your time — and your space

Automatic truck loading and unloading systems are safer and more efficient, with conveyors and AGVs moving around heavy pallets instead of workers doing that labor. But it’s not just time they save, especially when used in conjunction with an automated transport and logistics (ATL) system. With more efficient loading docks, you can reduce the square footage of your docking area and use that space to fulfill more orders.

Saving labor on the manufacturing facility floor

Congested loading docks with chaotic movement of people and forklifts means higher likelihood of accidents and injuries. Additionally, more labor and space are required to efficiently move goods out of the facility. Given that many manufacturing facilities follow fixed routes for transporting goods, such as from the factory to the client’s warehouse or from production to distribution facilities, automating the loading and unloading process with ATL systems becomes a leading solution.

Automated solutions that significantly reduce your labor needs at the dock door include:

Save time at the loading dock with an automated truck loading system 

Automating the manual, inefficient parts of your manufacturing operation enables you to meet customer expectations, including just-in-time orders and complicated customization.

Reduce tough labor in your warehouse

Every warehouse is different. An automated truck loading and unloading system that works in a manufacturing facility, where trucks go back and forth to the same set locations, might not work in a distribution facility that is working with multiple carriers to send packages all over the country. That’s why ISD adapts automation systems to fit your warehouse.

Connect conveyors to trucks for faster fulfillment

Speed up standard processes

With a product mix spanning thousands of items, the automation driving your warehouse operation needs to be custom. As the products sent and received will vary for each shipment, human operators are crucial in overseeing operations — but conveyors can reduce the manual workload. That allows goods to get out the door faster. 

Is your fulfillment operation ready for more efficient, more ergonomic work at the dock door?

Custom conveyors combined with truck management software reduce loading times across containers, trailers, and carriers.

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