loading ramp

loading ramp

A device or facility (hinged, mechanical or hydraulic) to provide for differences in the heights or to span gaps between a loading surface and a carrier.
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The event will take place at the Loading Ramp beginning at 10 a.
The 50-seater bus was parked on Holyhead Port's loading ramp at around 12.
Freedom of Information figures revealed 85 sailings were cancelled on the route last year and a loading ramp problem has caused repeated delays this month.
U-Haul auto transport trailers are equipped with an easy-access loading ramp, security chains and ratchet-operated tire straps to transport your car safely and securely with ease.
The unit has also been upgraded with a loading ramp to aid work on construction sites.
In addition, it also has a large loading ramp at the front end of the deck designed to load off on to a beach or slipway.
It has a modified loading ramp for faster loading and off-loading; apart from the traditional rear clamshells.
The complaint alleged there was standing water in the loading ramp adjacent to the warehouse, cracks and possible uplifting of a portion of the warehouse's foundation, concrete erosion, cracking and bulging in an area outside the warehouse, water seepage into the truck ramp sump located near the loading ramp, and soil erosion in the parking area adjacent to the warehouse.
Walking down the drive into Flint Cottage Stables, a tall figure harrumphs rapidly out of sight stage left into the house, leaving two of the yard's senior players, Mick Jenkins and Neil Graham, to welcome me and direct my eyes towards the loading ramp, which has a large pile of wood next to it that has clearly just been transformed from fencing to kindling.
Upon alighting from the bus at the proposed hub at the front of Tesco facing towards Lynchgate Road, one will be unable to walk to the left because of the buses turning out of the hub towards Lynchgate Road, the delivery lorries entering an exiting the loading ramp and the traffic entering the undercroft parking.
You probably have them in your cell phone, and maybe even your loafers--tiny radio chips a warehouse and a big box store can scan to track each retail item, from loading ramp to display shelf to purse.
Sausages, pates and minced meat make their way along Glide's conveyors to a loading ramp and from there into the awaiting trucks.