With metal components in our rigging supplies category, you’ll often see the word “forged” or “cast,” but do you know the differences between these two methods of metal working? Cast Metal Casting is a technique where the metal is heated until it’s molten- or liquefied- by the head. Once in this liquid or molten state, […]
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If you’ve called to ask about a product or to place an order, you may have talked with Britni. Like everyone on the sales team, enjoys going the extra mile to find just the right product for a customer, even if that means searching for items we don’t normally carry online. Here, she mentions a […]
Cory has worked in many areas of our shipping and receiving department in his 3+ years with US Cargo Control. Like everyone on the warehouse team, he’s one of the first to pitch in and help out whenever there’s a job to be done, because as he says here, “We’re willing to go above and beyond […]
We recently posted an informal poll on our USCC Facebook page asking what you would do if you were driving in a rural area and a tornado was suddenly heading in your direction. Answer choices included: 1) Pull over and stay in your vehicle 2) Leave your vehicle and find a ditch to lie down […]
As our Freight and Customs Compliance Specialist, Joe is our go-to guy for all things freight-related. And because we sell and ship everything from 1″ D-rings to 12′ lengths of L-track tie down rails, it’s a job that’s different every day. Our new US Cargo Control Canadian shipping program wouldn’t have been possible without Joe’s expertise!
L-track tie down rails are incredibly versatile. With lengths ranging from 2″ single points to full 96″-length track, you can easily add a few tie down points to a small space on an open utility garden trailer to tie down a mower, or create several tie down anchor points in a full-sized enclosed trailer to […]
Our warehouse is a busy place and we have our Receiving Manager, Allen, to thank for helping to keep everything moving smoothly every day. He’s also worked in other areas of shipping and receiving, and is one of the first to pitch in whenever other teams need some extra help. We like to think of […]
Customized moving pads are becoming a hot item for our professional moving company customers. Why? Let us tell you! 1) Professional image. Using supplies imprinted with your business name shows your investment and pride- a great way to show off your commitment to your company and customer. We can add your company name to either […]
As part of our sales team, Jon helps customers calling in with product questions or would like to place an order over the phone. He’s quickly become one of our experts in our category of lifting slings, and enjoys helping customers who may not know what type of sling would work best for their particular application.
We were happy to hear from Bob in New York, when he let us know he received his order of 6×37 wire rope and was impressed with the product. But we were really intrigued when he told us he was going to be installing the wire rope on his 1953 M37 Military Vehicle he was […]
David is part of our sales team, so you may have talked with him if you’ve ever called about a product or placed an order over the phone. He’s really become one of our rigging supplies experts, a category he enjoys because he likes the challenge of finding the right product for the customers’ needs. […]
After an un-official poll on our US Cargo Control Facebook page, some of our customers replied and sent us messages with great ideas on how to store tie down straps. First, before storing them away for any period of time, it’s important to make sure the webbing is clean and dry- be sure and check […]