Building  Owners  and  Managers  Association  International

Building Owners and Managers Association International

DOCK LEVELER

Device that acts as a bridge/transition between a truck or trailer and the loading ramp or warehouse floor.  A plate at the dock door entrance that raised and lowered either manually or hydraulically to accommodate trailer floor heights.  Provides a bridge to the trailer as well as a ramp to facilitate the transition in height from dock to trailer.  Dock levelers are rated by weight capacity and by the service range.