Improving the Safety and Efficiency of Your Loading Dock


This is an Energy Savings Estimation Tool for your warehouse. A properly designed dock seal can achieve up to 90% efficiency, while a dock shelter can achieve up to 70% efficiency. Refer to a LODEM member company -- your loading dock expert -- for more information.

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Camryn Gavras, University of Oklahoma

The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. has awarded the $1,800 Loading Dock Equipment Manufacturers Honor Scholarship to Camryn Gavras at the University of Oklahoma. Camryn is a rising senior majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering. She has secured a summer internship where she will get exposure to marketing, supply chain and strategic planning. She is also interested in guiding younger women to pursue their dreams in the engineering field. After graduation, Camryn plans to enter the workforce.

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2020 Spring Meeting 4/26/2020 4/29/2020 MHI The Westin Charlotte
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Chicago, IL

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