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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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Working Load Limits of Chain

Whether you transport machinery, use tow chains, or are in the logging industry, it’s important to know the working load limits of chain you are using. Chains have a working load limit- or WLL- of approximately one third of their break strengths (the amount of force the chains can withstand before they break). How to […]

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Employee Recommendation: Recovery Straps

Our Made in the USA recovery straps are one of our best-selling products, and in this video, Sales Specialist David gives a quick overview of the benefits of these heavy duty nylon straps, including: Break strengths ranging from 20,000 lbs. to 400,000+ lbs. Widths from 2″-12″ Custom lengths available Available in 1-, 2-, 3-, and […]

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US Cargo Control Employee Bio: Kara

Having a team of Sales and Service Experts available by phone is one of the things that sets US Cargo Control apart. Kara’s a member of that team, taking calls from a variety of customers each day, and always working to find the best solution for their needs.

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L track tie down point installation video

How to Install L-Track Singles

Like L-track rails, L-track singles are incredibly versatile. They’re great for adding a tie down point just where you need it, but the small size offers up even more options than a full length track. In this video, we installed our 2″ Track Anchor Point Tie Down System, which includes 4 sets of a round […]

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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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