Reliable vertical dock system


Automatic vertical dock system to improve efficiency and safety for the loading dock area of the new plant of BMW Group located in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.

The BMW Group has operated a local sales company in Mexico since 1994, and in 2015, sold a total of 17,475 vehicles (12,170 BMW, 5,305 MINI) – an increase of more than 17% over the previous year. Motorcycle sales for the same period reached 2,615 units (+15.2% YOY).

The BMW Group opened its Purchasing and Supplier Network Mexico in 2008. From here, the BMW Group maintains close relationships with its suppliers in Mexico and North and Central America. Last year, the BMW Group purchased products worth more than 2.5 billion US dollars from Mexican suppliers. This represents an increase of about 18% compared with the previous year. Over the long term, the Purchasing and Supplier Network Mexico will be managed out of in San Luis Potosí.

Solution: Dock Positions with VSL Oversize hydraulic Levelers, SL160 Restraints, Blockade Shelters, MPC, Docklights, Sectional Doors.

Green Benefits: Customer required reliable vertical dock equipment to fully open doors inside their building to prevent air infiltration and a fully sealed door opening