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Dock

To curtail or diminish, as, for example, to dock a person's wages for lateness or poor work. The cage or enclosed space in a criminal court where prisoners stand when brought in for trial.

dock

an enclosed space in a court of law where the accused sits or stands during trial.
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Creating optimal warehouse and loading dock efficiencies is crucial to the success of any logistics operation, no matter what the size.
Sealing all gaps at loading dock doors can protect the facility from potential contamination concerns as well.
For example, workers who drive a fork lift into a trailer before it is restrained risk injury, because the trailer can separate from the loading dock and cause the forklift to fall into the gap.
The first step toward protection against loading dock fires is the realization that the problem exists and is increasing.
Never in her wildest dreams, though, did she think that ``nice, little Jewish boy from the Bronx I married'' would be standing on a loading dock 64 years later doing his best to make sure no school kid in the Valley would be going to bed hungry tonight.
In a thorough audit involving inventory, the CPA should ensure he or she spends enough time on the loading dock.
Removing these large loads can be problematic if the loading dock is not designed to accommodate them.
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You can reach these goals by training your security personnel to view their role in relationship to complete loading dock and back door building management.
For companies looking for ways to quickly and safely expand their loading dock capacity without excavation and construction costs, the Impactable Dock Ramp from Leum Engineering provides a flexible, yet fixed loading dock option.
Rite-Hite's NEMA 4X Dok-Commander system--which integrates multiple pieces of loading dock equipment into one centralized control unit--has been enhanced with the Lok-Vu real-time trailer presence monitor.
By controlling the vehicle speed and electronic brake (if a vehicle is equipped with one), the Dock Assist ADAS feature can eliminate damage to a trailer, loading dock and vehicle driveline.