Walt Swietlik

Director, Customer Relations and Sales Support, Rite-Hite Company 

Walt Swietlik has nearly 40 years of experience in the Material Handling Industry, with 37 of those dedicated to the area of loading dock and industrial door safety, security, and improved productivity. For the past twenty-five years, Walt has managed Rite-Hite’s popular “Customer Fly-In Program”, where he works closely with a variety of customers to address the productivity challenges associated with shipping and receiving areas.

Walt’s experience has put him in close contact with many customers from many industries with unique loading dock automation and productivity challenges. As a result, he has become a noted expert on issues related to shipping and receiving and insuring safe and efficient material flow across critical loading docks throughout customers supply chains. Walt is frequently quoted in industry trade publications on issues affecting loading dock safety and productivity, and has spoken at a variety of local, regional, national, and international forums.