Mobile Yard Ramps Adds Flexibility To Your Facility
Why should you choose mobile yard ramp instead of a concrete ramp? Considering an upgrade or add-on to your current loading dock and leaning towards a permanent concrete ramp? Mobile yard ramps are actually superior in a variety of ways. Here are the key benefits you’ll enjoy by choosing a mobile ramp as opposed to a concrete one.
Flexible Versus Permanent:
While a “permanent” solution may seem best initially, it’s actually not advantageous. Being flexible with room for growth, adapting to a new standard, or if necessary to scale back. Think about it, there’s not much more permanent than concrete. The business and industry world is constantly changing; permanent solutions will end up trapping you and make it difficult to change moving ahead.
Quickly Versus When Then?
Lots A Ramps offers a wide range of in-stock ramps ready to ship to your facility within days of ordering. Upon delivery, you can begin putting it to use. Concrete, on the other hand, needs to be planned and executed, which takes extensively more time. It’ll take several weeks, or longer, for the process to be complete and the concrete to be set. Not to mention that you can’t even really pour concrete when it’s too cold, limiting your options until the next season.
Flexible, Flexible, Flexible!
When employing a mobile yard ramp or a dock to ground ramp, you’ll have far more flexibility on-site. There is no flexibility with a permanent concrete placement. Flexibility to change the setup and operation of your facility to account for any unforeseen change or circumstance. Some would call this priceless.
Concrete ramps become hazardous in bad weather conditions. With snow, rain, and even light ice, yard ramps will still be functional thanks to their metal grating surface, which allows the precipitation to pass through. Concrete simply lets it all accumulate, and will require shoveling and salting, all the while offering reduced traction. With a mobile ramp, your facility safely functions no matter the climate or season.
Permanent Weight Versus Mobile Solutions
If you’re renting a site, it’s unlikely that the owner or landlord wants you to build a concrete ramp on their property. Further, if space wasn’t designed for it, you’re going to create drainage issues by adding a concrete ramp. None of these are easy issues to tackle and add are an additional cost to consider with concrete ramps.
No longer need your mobile ramp? Whether you’ve outgrown it or you’re moving onto another project, you can sell your used yard ramp. Concrete is a cost you’ll never recoup. Undoubtedly, there are many great advantages to choosing a yard ramp at your loading dock as opposed to building a permanent concrete ramp.
For more information on the full line of material handling equipment, including mobile ramps and dock to ground ramps, call the team at 800-321-4968.