Brazos Manufacturing serves three verticals which complement each other and each makes us better at the others. Starting in 2015 our Material Handling Division began engineering and fabricating forklift ramps. Including yard ramps, steel dock boards and customized solutions for transiting heavy loads between levels. Those type of items were in our DNA and we […]
Ground to Truck Ramps - Ground to Dock Ramps
Yard Ramps may be stationary or portable. They can be ground to dock or ground to truck. Brazos builds a wide selection of steel yardramps. Contact us for a quote for your specific need.
Brazos Manufacturing and Welding Services is a “quality” company. What does that mean? The dictionary defines quality as “the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something.” Brazos strives daily to be the standard of excellence in the manufacturing world. We measure ourselves against our […]
Any industrial or commercial ramp design…whether a ground-to-truck ramp or a dock-to-truck board…relies on three things. The material used in it’s construction The design Quality of workmanship Compromise or cost cutting in any of these will produce an inferior end product. When we talk about equipment that works in close proximity to your employees and […]
The term “loading ramp” defines about half of everything we build at Brazos Manufacturing. Dockboards & Dockplates A dockboard or dockplate is a loading ramp typically moving products into or out of a truckbed onto a loading dock. Dockboards are designed for powered equipment like forklift trucks while dockplates are limited to manual traffic like […]
How to Safely Use A Forklift Ramp A yard ramp needs to be used correctly or it becomes a liability rather than an asset. Since ground-to-dock ramps and ground-to-truck ramps are basically simple tools a lot of the safety and its correct use is common sense. But sometimes in the workplace “common sense” is not […]
Most businesses at their most basic level are the same. They take materials and labor and create or improve….a product. That is call value-add and the cost of doing it has to be in line with its market value….one of the costs is the movement thru the process. The shipping and receiving department is often […]