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Are Self-Contained Ratchet Straps Right for You?

The new Rollup Ratchet is our patented self-contained ratchet strap that customers have been thrilled to find here at USCC.

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Corner Protector Comparison Video: What’s Best for Your Cargo?

Some of the different corner protectors we offer include plastic, steel, rubber, fabric, felt, and sleeves. What are the differences?

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3 Popular Heavy-Duty Cargo Nets for Pickup Truck Beds

These truck bed cargo nets have all received high ratings from our customers, so we thought we’d share the different options available to you

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How to Install L Track Anchor Tie Down Points on your Truck or Trailer

Learn how to install 2″ L Track round anchor tie-down points. This installation job is pretty straightforward and shouldn’t take more than an hour or two when you have the right tools and proper instructions.

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New Product Alert: Rollup Ratchet

This self-contained ratchet strap is your solution to loose strap ends A common problem for ratchet strap users is figuring out what to do with all the excess strap webbing once the straps are secure. And storing ratchet straps in a neat and organized way can be equally as difficult. But the problem is bigger […]

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8 Practical Present Ideas for the Holidays

Practical presents are the obvious choice for those people on your holiday gift list who say there’s nothing they want or need. When you get someone a practical gift, you enjoy the certainty of knowing that one way or another, it will come in handy for them. Plus, you get the satisfaction of surprising them with […]

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Here’s How Heavy-Duty our BlackLine Ratchet Straps Really Are

Working load limit is 6,670 pounds, assembly break strength is 20,000 pounds, and webbing break strength is 24,000 pounds. No doubt, the capacity specs on our heavy-duty BlackLine Ratchet Straps sound pretty impressive; but it’s hard to understand the enormity of these numbers without some context.   BlackLine 2-Inch Heavy-Duty Ratchet Straps The smaller of the two available […]

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Using Tie Downs to Secure Cargo Loads Safely and Legally

During the 2017 CVSA International Roadcheck, improper cargo securement was the cause for 15.7% of vehicles being placed out of service. Besides the risk of being placed out of service, there are a number of more serious consequences for improper cargo control securement, including citations and fines, damage to the vehicle, damage to the cargo, […]

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Secure Ratchet Straps Right with the Good-N-Tight®

If you or someone you know is looking for a smarter and safer way to secure ratchet straps, the Good-N-Tight® may be just what you need. This mechanical ratcheting aid makes proper tensioning of 2″, 3″, and 4″ ratchet straps much easier than doing it by hand. With 3x the leverage, the Good-N-Tight® gives just about anybody the ability to tightly secure cargo loads. Good-N-Safe with the Good-N-Tight® The Good-N-Tight®  also makes ratchet […]

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How to Care for Ratchet Straps

Ratchet straps are one of the best ways to tie down and secure loads during transport. They’re relatively easy to use and care for, and US Cargo Control can customize them to your specific needs. Knowing how to care for your ratchet straps properly can extend their life and be more economical for you. Our […]

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Auto Recovery Straps vs. Tow Straps

We get a lot of questions about which straps to use when hauling and towing a vehicle versus the best straps for recovering cars from ditches or other situations. There is a difference between recovery straps and tow straps, and each type has its benefits. Recovery Straps Recovery straps are best used to “recover” a […]

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New Products: Wheel Nets & Car Tie Downs

Our selection of wheel nets and car tie downs continues to expand. We’ve launched more than 20 new products, including value-priced 4-packs of wheel nets and 2-packs of tow dolly straps. Also, the category page design itself has been revamped, so you can more easily find a strap to fit your needs. Shop using dedicated pages […]

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