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We are constantly updating our selection to make sure we have something for everyone, whether it s a consumer wanting to transport a motorcycle, or one of our business-to-business customers wishing to create a full tie down system to secure cargo in a fleet of van trailers.
Within its line of products designed particularly for flatbed truck tie down scenarios, DC Cargo Mall carries a wide assortment of tarps; winch straps, tracks, and bars; hooks and chain binders; and other shipping materials.
When the crew arrived at the igloo where they were to store the items, they did all the safety checks they were supposed to do and then removed all the tie downs in preparation for downloading the trailer with a forklift.
WASHINGTON -- Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that it has been awarded a subcontract from Austal USA to produce aluminum tie downs for the Joint High-Speed Vessel (JHSV).
WORK is going on behind the scenes at Wrexham to tie down key members of manager Kevin Wilkin's squad to longer contracts.
The solutions are achieved through the development of Tie Down Schemes which demonstrate how a load can be transported on or in a given platform and what restraint is required.
Airport owner Wayne Spears plans to add 18 aircraft storage hangars to its present 37, build a 20-room hotel and restaurant and create a 250,000-square-feet area to tie down airplanes.