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Prologis dock door services help keep your warehouse running smoothly

Prologis, the world’s leader in logistics real estate, sources professional dock door service and repair contractors to help warehouse managers avoid downtime and keep facilities running smoothly.

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Don’t let a failed dock door shut you down

A stuck dock door can jam up an entire warehouse operation by disrupting workflow, undercutting employee productivity and posing a potential liability risk. Preventative dock maintenance helps avoid such problems. Prologis recommends these maintenance services to keep your warehouse running smoothly.

  • Structural Inspection 

  • Lubrication 

  • Adjustments 

  • Housekeeping

  • Dock Application Measurements 

Structural Inspection

  • Inspect installation welds at front and rear of dock leveler.
  • Inspect concrete and curb angle integrity.
  • Inspect deck/ramp for dishing/deflection.
  • Inspect shim installation and welds.
  • Inspect weather seal condition.
  • Inspect toe guards.
  • Inspect deck/ramp hinge assembly.
  • Inspect lip hinge assembly.
  • Inspect dock activation assembly: springs and lifting arms.
  • Inspect spring adjustment rod.
  • Inspect holdown/ratchet bar assembly and pull chain.
  • Inspect lip extension assembly (cable and spring, if applicable).
  • Inspect cross traffic leg assembly operation and pull chain.
  • Inspect all structural welds.
  • Inspect safety maintenance strut and lip lock assembly.
  • Inspect any optional or accessory equipment.
  • Verify all safety equipment.

Lubrication

  • Lubricate lip hinge pins.
  • Lubricate lip extension assembly.
  • Lubricate deck/ramp hinge pins.
  • Lubricate pull rod/lifting assembly.
  • Lubricate all grease fittings.

Adjustments

  • Cycle equipment and verify proper operation.
  • Adjust lip extension assembly as needed.
  • Adjust lifting arm/spring assembly as needed.

Housekeeping

  • Remove debris and clean dock leveler pit.
  • Remove debris from lip and rear hinge areas.
  • Clean and inspect holdown pawl assembly.

Dock Application Measurements

  • Measure door size (width x height and overhead obstructions).
  • Measure approach grade (at 50 feet from dock wall).
  • Measure bumper size (projection x height x width).