Loading Dock Tug

Application description:Ideal for moving material in a loading dock environment or situations where a loading ramp or dock plate is used. Moving material from a truck often requires pulling/pushing up and down loading ramps and moving in and out of trailers. Manual devices such as pallet jacks can cause ergonomic stress to the operator. Forklifts can be dangerous as maneuvering on loading docks can be difficult; forklifts are usually too heavy to maneuver up and down a typical ramp.


Recommended Load Mover Product:  The Xpress Load Mover is for light duty wheeled carts that weigh up to 1000 lbs. An ideal application is for unloading material down a truck ramp with great control of the load.   The Load Mover Xtra and Xtreme must be used on a flat level concrete floor and may be suitable for some loading dock requirements.

The battery powered loading dock tug has a variety of attachments and features that make it an ideal choice for moving a variety of loads.

The loading dock tugs have the following features:

  • Designed to minimize ergonomic stress
  • Has a variety of attachments to adapt to a lot of uses
  • Easy to maneuver in tight shop floor spaces
  • Requires minimal maintenance
  • On-board battery charger
  • Works all day on a single charge
  • Can be customized for unique needs

Load Movers are safer and more efficient that other products on the market.  Fits any size operator and promotes a comfortable posture.   Material handling has a large number of reported OSHA recordable injuries.  Load Movers can significantly reduce risks of operator injury and product damage.

See our article on “Safer Solution for Beverage Delivery Truck Drivers” to learn how a Load Mover product can reduce injuries for route drivers.