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How to Thread an Over Center Buckle Strap

An over center buckle is an excellent tool to use for jobs that required a quick cinch. While less common than ratchet straps and cam buckle straps, an over center buckle is easy to use, and the latch mechanism creates less wear on the strap itself. The design also allows the webbing to create a layer of padding […]

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US Cargo Control Donates Supplies for Move For Hunger’s First Annual Truck Pull

US Cargo Control has been named a sponsor partner in Move For Hunger’s Truck Pull fundraising event. The event, to be held September 13th in Neptune, New Jersey, will feature teams of ten individuals pulling two 18-foot trucks in a timed competition. Money raised from the event supports Move for Hunger’s mission of alleviating hunger […]

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Employee Recommendation: Nylon Lifting Slings

Nylon lifting slings are extremely versatile products and some of our best-sellers. Sales Specialist Jon tells why in this video. Click over to shop these specific categories of slings, and keep in mind that all of our slings are completely customizable. You can call Jon or reach any of our sales team members at 800-660-3585 […]

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Why use a wire rope thimble?

Anytime a wire rope is bent so it can be attached to a hanging point, there is a risk that the eye could be crushed. The addition of a wire rope thimble to the eye protects the rope by guiding it into a natural curve and creating an extra layer of support. Adding this protection not […]

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Employee Recommendation: BlackLine Heavy Duty Ratchet Straps

Sales Specialist Britni gives her take on BlackLine, our own line of premium, heavy duty ratchet straps. Also available in winch straps; features include: Thicker edging for durability. Created with a concentration of fabric, not wire or other enhancement. 2″ straps with 13,000 lb. webbing.  Higher than typical 12,000 lbs. webbing. 4″ straps with 24,000 lb. webbing.  The strongest […]

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US Cargo Control Employee Bio: Lisa M.

As a Sales Specialist, Lisa not only helps customers with new orders, she also follows up with those that may have experienced a problem with a product, shipping, etc. Her 5+ years with US Cargo Control means she’s seen the company grow and change exponentially, but she’s the first to say our dedication to customer […]

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Moving Tips: 12 Uses for Stretch Wrap

If you’ll be moving soon, don’t forget the stretch wrap when purchasing packing supplies. Once used primarily by only professional movers, this handy plastic wrap for moving is now available in various sizes and gauges and perfect for any DIY move. With no sticky residue like tape, it’s easy to apply and even easier to […]

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US Cargo Control Employee Bio: Brennan

Our team of Sales Specialists make it a goal to go above and beyond everyday for our customers, and Brennan is no exception. He’s also our resident baseball guru and always up for a little friendly competition whether it’s for a sales goal or in the annual office Bag Toss or Ping Pong tournament.

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Reflective Tape for Tractor Trailers

  Conspicuity tape is a highly reflective tape that greatly increases nighttime visibility of tractor trailers and other large vehicles. It’s also sometimes called DOT tape because of federal laws that require it for use on semi-trucks. A general overview of the requirements from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for tractor trailers states: […]

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US Cargo Control Employee Bio: Nick

Nick is a member of our warehouse team who helps to keep things moving quickly and smoothly. They work very hard to make sure orders that come in before 4 pm are shipped out to the customer the same day.  This group also knows how to add a little fun to their days… check out […]

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Forged or Cast? What’s the Difference in Rigging Supplies?

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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US Cargo Control Employee Bio: Britni

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 […]

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