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Loading Dock Equipment Market Segmented By equipment type such as Hydraulic equipment, Mechanical equipment, Air powered equipment
Loading dock equipment are used for the proper management of the dock area. The loading dock equipment are designed to ensure the safety of loads and the workers as well. The loading dock equipment includes many equipment such as security equipment, gap bridging equipment, and lightening equipment.
The security equipment is used to secure trailer, rail car or shipping container to roll or shift away during the loading or unloading process. Gap bridging equipment is used to fill the gap between the dock and the vehicles. Lightening equipment is used to spotlight the working area and for communication between truck driver and the personal on dock.
Hydraulic, air-powered, and mechanical are the three major types of the loading dock equipment available in the market. The most commonly used loading dock equipment are elevating dock, dock levelers, dock shelters, dock lights, bumpers, dock seals, among others.
Furthermore, the loading dock equipment find their considerable application in warehousing, distribution centers, material processing, automotive, food, and chemical industry. The loading dock equipment is an essential part of a dock area and can enhance the efficiency and productivity of any warehouse or dock.
Loading dock equipment can provide various benefits such as, better communication between the warehouse personal and the truck driver, better lighting at the loading and unloading area, bridging the gap between the trailer and the dock face, provide safety to the workers, secure trailer to move in any direction during the loading and unloading process and can protect the workers and the goods from inclement weather. Increasing need of workers safety and need of efficient working at the warehouse and dock area is expected to drive the market of loading dock equipment over the forecast period.
However, high initial investment and maintenance cost of the loading dock equipment to hamper the growth of the market during the forecast period. Loading dock equipment have long life span which leads to low substitution of the equipment which is expected to further hinder the sales and the market growth of loading dock equipment market over the forecast period.
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The opening of new warehouses, distributor centers and material handling plants owing to the growing construction and automotive industries in Asia Pacific region majorly in China, ASEAN, and India to augment the growth of loading dock equipment market. Growing awareness related to workers safety, efficient operations, lowering the lead time, among other factors to drive the North America loading dock equipment market over the forecast period.
Furthermore, the stringent government regulations by European Commission for material handling to attribute towards the dominant share of Europe in the global loading dock equipment market. The increasing automotive and transportation sector in the region is further expected to drive the market growth of Europe loading dock equipment market over the forecast period. Latin America and Middle East & Africa regions may register growth in end-use industries with the increasing number of warehouses and rising trade thus demanding loading dock equipment.
Some of the market participants in the global loading dock equipment market are:
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