Commercial Loading Docks: Dock Doors vs Grade Level Doors

Commercial Loading Docks: Dock Doors vs Grade Level Doors

Commercial Loading Docks 

Commercial loading docks are the backbone for any E-commerce businesses and other commercial warehouses which pick, ship, load, and unload inventory, products, or materials.

There are two types of commercial loading docks which help keep businesses moving which in turn allow the world to have anything we wish for within a few days reach.

Dock Doors vs. Grade Level Doors

In the video below broker-in-charge, Mike Ferrer, gives us a quick run down of the two most popular loading docks in commercial real estate:

Dock Doors: Dock doors are a type of loading dock which are usually raised in the air in order to be level with trucks carrying goods. The trucks can back straight up to the dock door without having to change position or lower ramps.

Grade level doors: Grade level doors are level to the ground or floor which allow easy access for forklifts, hand trucks, and foot traffic from warehouse workers.

Need a commercial real estate agent? 

Mike Ferrer, CCIM, MCR has over 15 years of commercial real estate listing and lease experience. With a focus on industrial warehouses, manufacturing, office buildings, vacant land, and commercial buildings, Mike is also well affiliated with the top dogs in Charleston including Boeing, Jafza, and the SC State Ports Authority.

Mike is the current president of the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors (CTAR) Commercial MLS as well as the president of the Commercial MLS for the state of South Carolina. With these two accolades alone, Mike has a plethora of commercial real estate knowledge and insurmountable ties to the local community both statewide and stretching across the entire southeast.

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