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February is American Heart Month

February 1, 2016

Poor diet, lack of exercise and other major risk factors for heart disease and stroke are responsible for at least 25 percent of companies’ healthcare costs. Is it any wonder that investing in the health of employees is one of the best... Read more about February is American Heart Month

Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

January 18, 2016

As easy as it is today, cleaning the floors were as difficult and time consuming years ago. There are in today’s market, equipment that make sweeping and/or scrubbing that surface very quick indeed. Take the Advance Captor as a very good... Read more about Take care of your equipment and it will take care of you! #130

Are you treating your customers like dogs?

December 15, 2015

Having recently been introduced to a shameful statistic, I thought it timely to give you my opinion on this subject. See if you can swallow this dose of reality: When interviewed, travel agents believe they retain 78% of their paying customers.... Read more about Are you treating your customers like dogs?

New Vehicle Restraint Prevents Drive Aways

Industrial safety specialist Castell’s interlocking wheel chock, Salvo™ Chock is specifically designed for restraint of straight trucks and other vehicles that cannot be locked out with a Salvo glad hand lock. Ideal for demanding loading yard conditions, the chock is light, strong, easy to use and fast to maneuver.

The Salvo system restrains vehicles at loading docks during loading or unloading. Its technology uses safety interlocking to eliminate human error and enforce safety procedures. If the Salvo Chock is not properly fitted, the loading dock door cannot be opened.

Drivers position the chock and clamp the two halves together around the wheel using a convenient foot pedal, releasing the trapped key. The key is then transferred to the loading dock control panel, allowing the loader inside the warehouse to open the door and begin safely loading or unloading.

To remove Salvo Chock, the loader must first close the loading dock door. The driver can then remove the key from the control panel and return it to the chock. Inserting the key unlocks the chock and traps the key until it is again properly fitted on a tire.

Launched eight years ago to prevent drive aways in the logistics industry, the Salvo range has grown to address key market needs. It includes manual and automatic door systems, brake line locking options, accessories and a new efficiency enhancing software program. DockMonitor software captures operational data such as loading time, number of operations, idle time and available time measure performance while still guaranteeing safety.

To learn more about the Castell’s Salvo, visit, call 312-360-1516, or email

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