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US Cargo Control Employee Bio: Carla

If you’ve called to place an order, you may have talked to Carla. She’s worked within the Sales and Service team, and is now part of our growing team of Moving Supplies Specialists.

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Must-Have Moving Supplies, Part 2

We’re kicking off National Moving Month with an overview of some of our most popular moving supplies and the questions we receive about them. If you’re a DIY mover, check out the first post in the series: Must-have Moving Supplies for the Do-It-Yourself Mover. If you’re a professional mover, read on! Our professional moving customers […]

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Moving Season is Here!

Hello to all of our professional movers and brave do-it-yourselfers! Moving Season has kicked off and generally runs from Easter to Halloween.  In fact, May is National Moving Month and US Cargo Control is fully stocked for the season with over 15,000 dozen pads, 3,500 mover bands, 1,400 H-dollies, and 750 cases of stretch wrap! […]

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Make your Mother Proud!

We’re proud to support the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® annual Movers for Moms® drive This is a special time of year for our friends at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. Each spring, the Michigan-based company holds its Movers for Moms® event, collecting donations for mothers living in domestic abuse or homeless shelters across the […]

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How to Inspect, Clean, and Store Tie Down Straps

With winter weather pretty much over (we hope!), it’s a good time to clean and inspect your tie down straps for wear and tear. Whether you use 1″ ratchet straps to tie down a motorcycle in an enclosed trailer, or you’re a flatbed truck driver using 4″ winch straps, it’s important to regularly inspect straps, […]

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Shoulder Eye Bolt: Small Part Plays a Big Part

One of the things I enjoy most about my job here at US Cargo Control is the variety of customers I get to speak with every day. Recently I received a call from Paul with Component Assembly Systems. I’m always curious about what the customers are using our products for especially when there is a […]

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New Products: L-Track

We’re thrilled to now be offering more than 100 new L-track tie down rails, kits, and accessories. If you’re not familiar with L-track, it’s time to become acquainted. These tie down rails are easily installed in a truck to create a truck bed rail system, on a motorcycle trailer, inside a utility trailer- nearly anywhere […]

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Customer Photos: Adjustable Shoring Beams

Wade sent us these photos showing how he used two of our 92″ adjustable aluminum shoring beams and horizontal e-track to create an elevated open loft area in his enclosed trailer. He spaced the beams to accommodate extra tires for his stock car, freeing up valuable floor space in the 28 foot long trailer. “Before […]

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Semi Truck Mud Flap Laws By State

Mud flaps may not be something you think about as you climb in your truck, but don’t let your record get dinged on account of ignorance. Did you know there are no federal mud flap laws?  Because laws are set by each individual state, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) doesn’t mention them in […]

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“Hola” to our Spanish-Speaking Customers

Customers calling US Cargo Control for product information or to place an order now have the option of speaking in Spanish. Product Specialist Ed Duran is our resident Spanish-speaking expert and takes between five and ten calls a week. He says many of those customers speak both English and Spanish, but are most comfortable communicating […]

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Ball Bungees: Not Just for Tarps Anymore

Ball bungees are fairly simple pieces of equipment when you think about it, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have an impressive list of diverse uses.  If you’re not familiar with what we’re talking about, these ball ties are also sometimes called bungee balls, toggle balls, or ball bungee snuggers. They’re just a short piece […]

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New Hazmat Regulation: Drive Smart and Safe

Whenever a new hazmat rule is rolled out there’s no question that you want to make sure you’re fully up to date and in compliance.  “I didn’t know about the new rule,” isn’t an excuse that’s going to buy you a lot of leeway.  So when a new hazmat regulation came out starting on October […]

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