Archive | August, 2015

What’s with the Orange: Why Should I Buy Bright Wheel Chocks?

Wheel chocks are a fairly inexpensive piece of safety equipment used to prevent trucks and trailers from unintentionally rolling or tipping when the vehicle is parked for loading and unloading or maintenance. US Cargo Control offers several styles and sizes of wheel chocks designed to work with several different types of trucks. All of the […]

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What Happens When Moving Blankets are Machine Washed and Dried?

US Cargo Control is your one stop shop for moving supplies. The company sells several styles of moving blankets, also known as moving pads, and sorts them into three categories for easy selection. We placed each category of blanket in the wash-machine and dryer (despite manufacturer instructions) to see how they held up.   The […]

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Basic Wheel Chock Use and Safety Tips

Wheel chocks are used for safety and accident prevention. Chocking, also known as blocking, is done to prevent trucks and trailers from unintentionally moving, like rolling or overturning, while workers are loading, unloading, hitching, unhitching or servicing the vehicle. Unintentional movement is a scary and dangerous situation. It can cause injury and in some cases […]

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Customer Feature: White Glove Movers

For more than a decade, White Glove Movers has been in the business of moving. From residential to commercial moves, the company prides itself on its commitment to customer satisfaction. “The very best part of the job is getting complimentary notes,” White Glove Movers Co-Manager Tom McCartan said. “We get a lot of referrals and […]

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Professional Movers Provide Peace of Mind

At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®/INTERNATIONAL, Inc., we are experts when it comes to packing and moving. While most people only move a few times, we do it every day. A team of movers will provide expertise and professionalism, while bringing you peace of mind during a stressful time. Acquiring a Moving Estimate Developing an […]

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USCC Expands Wheel Chock Offerings

US Cargo Control recently added more options to its wheel chock product line. Wheel chocks are used to ensure a vehicle stays stationary. They are typically used to prevent the vehicle from unintentionally moving forward or backward while it is being loaded or unloaded, serviced or parked but still running. US Cargo Control offers four types of wheel […]

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Downsizing Distress: How to Cut Clutter Before Your Next Move

We all try to ignore it — our crowded closets, disastrous drawers and garbage filled garages, but the time has come. You know you will be moving in the next few months (or years) and you have decided that it is time to cut the clutter. This, by no means, is a simple task. It […]

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Wheel Chock Regulations: What’s Required & What’s Just Common Sense

Wheel chock regulations are murky. There are two different federal agencies, governing two different groups with two different requirements. Confusing? This post aims to make the requirements more clear.  Federal Requirements The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency tasked with keeping US workers safe while on the job. That being said, […]

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College Moving Tips: How to Move like a Professional Mover

If you have a college bound kid you can expect quite a few moves in the near future. We aren’t just talking about the initial move into the dorm either. Some college students move every year of their college career, frequently switching out spaces and roommates. You might as well stock-up on a few moving […]

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