All About Ratchet Straps

All About Ratchet Straps

Ratcheting straps commonly referred to as simply ratchet straps or tie downs are specifically designed to hold various loads on trucks, trains, trailers and more. The heavy duty ratchet straps we carry at CargoEquipmentCorp.com, utilize extremely strong polyester webbing combined with a metal ratchet to securely, but more importantly safely hold a load in place. Choosing a Ratchet Strap When looking for a high quality ratcheting strap, it’s important to […]

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Truck Safety

Truck Safety

Cargo Equipment Corporation, a quality supplier of truck tie downs since 1962 is proud to showcase their line of truck safety products including oversize load signs, flip placard, traffic cones, safety flags and mesh vests.  These products not only help to keep truck drivers safe, but other motorists and equipment too. The logistics of transporting equipment for your business is a crucial element of success. Utilizing […]

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Types of Cargo Tracks

Types of Cargo Tracks

Types of Cargo Tracks: E-Track, A-Track & L-Track The transportation industry is one with many variables and risks that are completely out of your hands. Traffic, weather and customer demands are always subject to change, so it is essential that the most important aspect of any job is not left to chance, safety. Whether you are responsible for moving the contents of a house, transportation […]

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Truck Safety Products

Truck Safety Products

Make sure your cargo gets where it’s going safely. Learn about different types of warning signs and related flatbed safety products that will keep your truck, yourself and others safe. For flatbed operators, safety is a top concern. Without the proper flatbed safety products, hauling a load can become a liability rather than a boost to your business. It can also create serious risks for others […]

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Retracting Ratchet Straps Demo

Retracting Ratchet Straps Demo
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L-Track or E-Track?

L-Track or E-Track?

What is the difference and which should you choose? In the world of shipping and transportation, there are two main cargo systems that are used in just about every vehicle.  E-Track and L-Track both work to secure a variety of different size loads with ease and versatility.  There are a number of different end fittings and accessories available for both systems, so what makes one […]

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How does the Hours of Service Rule affect you?

How does the Hours of Service Rule affect you?

Could the Hours of Service Rule affect you? At this point, many people are familiar with the new Hours of Service Rule (HOS) established by the FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration).  This new rule sets a firm limit on the number of hours truck drivers are allowed to be behind the wheel in a given week.  Since its enactment date, the HOS rule has […]

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How and When to use a Cam Buckle Strap

How and When to use a Cam Buckle Strap

When should you choose a Cam Buckle Strap? Many people are familiar with ratchet straps and their usage, especially if you work in the moving and/or trucking industry.  Ratchet straps are often the go-to choice because of their ability to safely secure a wide variety of objects.  The ratchet allows the user to add an extreme amount of tension to the strap which keeps objects […]

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How to protect your vehicle against harsh winter weather

How to protect your vehicle against harsh winter weather

With winter among us, the slippery roads are not the only problem facing truck drivers and commuters alike.  In some areas of the country, freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on your vehicle.  The blast of cold air when you leave the house in the morning is a reminder to us all that winter is here, and its important to make sure your vehicle is able […]

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