SMH Provides and Installs Quality Edge of Docks across the United States of America.

Benefits of using Edge docks!

+ allow you to load/unload trucks safely and efficiently without cutting in a dock leveler pit.
+ Are generally good for 5” up and 3” down, the official heights are +/-5”
+ Can be hydraulic, Mechanical, or Hybrid to operate both mechanically and hydraulically

Transition Plates:

+ When there is inadequate curb steel we can install with countersunk transition plates.
+  The countersink protects your forklift tires and the drivers back.
+ The transition plate provides load transfer to solid slab for longevity.

Service and Repair

+ Planned Maintenance programs.. email or call
+ Service, Repairs and adjustments
+ Replacement Handles
+ Parts, Bumpers, Bumper blocks and miscellaneous parts in Stock
+ Replacement Handles, We supply OEM and replacement Multi-Fab Handles Pick the style and email a quote request. Most handles are under $100 with shipping in the continental US

VIEW SMH EOD Edge of Dock Leveler Brochure

  • Economical
  • Keep Trucks from hitting building wall on declined approaches
  • Safer than Portable boards
  • Manual or Hydraulic
  • May require a transition plate depending on curb steel type and condition.

Learn More about Specifications

Looking for a unique product application or specialized service need?

For special challenges, give SMH a call at (757) 488-4800 or email your application requirements to


about Southern Material Handling, Inc.

We are technical professionals who have dedicated our lives to serving the industry in Virginia. Our sales staff is made up of architects and engineers not trained professional salesmen. We bring a high level of technical competency and creativeness to the table. Founded by Phil Smith in 1986, Southern Material Handling has satisfied customers all across Virginia, in North Carolina, California, Italy and Korea. Most of our business comes to us by referrals from satisfied customers or people who are familar with the quality of products we supply. Let us show you how your company can benefit from dealing with us on its next project. Call us at 757-488-4800 or email us at