iDock Controls

Reliable loading dock levelers and vehicle restraints from McGuire can now be equipped with iDock® Controls.  These technologically advanced controls provide an efficient interface for ease of use and an interactive message display for valuable equipment usage, instructions, notifications and other information.  iDock Controls also have a 3-color light communication combined into one large LED light assembly to clearly indicate the conditions of the dock.

iDock Controls can send data to the cloud for you to review with iDock® Connect, a web-based software for loading dock analytics.  This IoT technology allows you to login to your online account at and monitor your loading dock activity and equipment usage.  iDock Connect can also send you email or text notifications of certain events that occur at your docks.

  • Interactive Message Display
  • Integrated Controls – operates leveler & restraint, optional door operator
  • Sequence Instructions – display provides clear notification of next button to press
  • 3-in-1 Light Communication – clear indications of dock conditions and whether it is safe to proceed
  • Bypass Notification – indicates if a restraint is unable to secure trailer RIG
  • Online Analytics – with iDock Connect option, review visual reports of loading dock activity/efficiency

iDock Connect

Monitor and improve your loading dock efficiency online with iDock Connect.  Once your McGuire dock equipment is installed with iDock Controls and paired with an iDock Gateway, simply create an online account at and review the analytics of your loading dock activity.

  • Current Dock Activity – see current status of your docks, which docks are available, current & recent activity at each dock, and how the docks have been performing
  • Dock Activity Over Time – select a period of time, compare to a previous period, to monitor changes in loading efficiency and dock performance
  • Maintenance – receive alerts of past due maintenance, low hydraulic fluid levels, determine low usage hours to schedule maintenance, determine off balance usage to ensure all levelers/restraints are being used