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How to Clean a Truck Tarp

It’s that time of year for road grime from salt, sand and slushy roads, and tarps often bear the brunt of the mess. Cleaning a lumber tarp or steel tarp can be a pain simply due to its size and weight, but a thorough cleaning will also extend the working life of it, so it’s […]

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US Cargo Control Employee Bio: Dean

As the Team Lead in our Manufacturing department, Dean and his team have been instrumental in our incredible growth over the last year. As Dean says, “It’s just going to be greater than it already is”… we couldn’t agree more!

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New Products: Grade 120 Chain

If you’re looking for the best lifting chains and bulk chain in the industry, look no further than grade 120 chain. 120 grade chain is a new generation of high performance chain. With working load limits 50% higher than traditional grade 80 chain, and 20% stronger than grade 100 chain, it’s ideal for any application […]

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US Cargo Control Employee Bio: Ed

Ed is part of our growing sales team and is also our resident Spanish-speaking US Cargo Control team member. Ed was born in Cuba and grew up in Miami speaking both languages fluently. Being able to translate technical information ensures all of our customers receive superior customer service when they call!

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Tire Chain Laws by State

When winter weather strikes, it’s not only important to have sturdy tire chains ready to go in your vehicle- in some states, it’s the law. Tire chains help keep your rig on the road in the ice and snow, making travel safer for you, your load and the drivers around you. There is a wide […]

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Customer Photos: BlackLine Winch Straps

We’re always happy to hear from customers. Thanks to Marc for sending in these great photos of our BlackLine winch straps. “I found USCC online. Googled best cargo strap and USCC came up. I bought everything that my hot shot rig would need. Everything I bought is extremely high in quality- from the straps and chains […]

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Truck Driver Tax Deductions for 2014

With 2014 winding down, tax time is just around the corner. To help you prepare, we’ve compiled a quick resource of items you can list as deductions on your 2014 tax return. This is a general list; the majority of tax deductions for truck drivers apply to both self-employed drivers and drivers who work for […]

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New Snap-Loc® Industrial Moving Dollies Added to Line of Professional Moving Supplies

The moving supplies category of products continues to expand with the addition of new Snap-Loc moving dolly products. The new items were brought in to better serve our growing customer base of professional moving companies, and were based on suggestions from current customers. We’re always open to adding products that are suggested by our customers. […]

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Chain Slings from US Cargo Control

Since we’ve expanded our line of chain lifting slings earlier this year, it’s been great seeing the different types and sizes of chain slings customers are requesting. This one has been one of the biggest we’ve seen lately. These chains have a capacity of 234,000 lbs. at 60 degrees, which means it would break at […]

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Wear Sleeves for Tie Down Straps

Protective wear sleeves for tie down straps are one of the best investments you can make for extending the life of your strap. These lightweight yet rugged strap protectors are also known as Cordura Wear pads due to the common use of CORDURA® fabric in many of the sleeves. Today, most of these popular protective […]

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Are Moving Blankets Machine Washable?

We’re often asked if our moving blankets can be washed in a washing machine. Our “Best” category includes three machine-washable moving blankets. Their heavy-weight construction with woven polyester binding on all four sides allows them to be washed and re-used repeatedly. Keep in mind, even though these blankets are classified as washable, we do not recommend […]

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Wide Load and Oversize Load Banner Requirements by State

  A load is considered oversized if it exceeds the standard legal size or weight limits for a road or highway. There are also “load per axle” limits for the weight of a load. Examples of wide or oversized loads include pre-fabricated homes, construction machinery, industrial equipment, and wind turbine propellers. Using oversize load banner signs, […]

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