In the trucking industry, you will find that there are many different types of loads truckers may be asked to haul. However, what happens when shipping companies have smaller, heavier loads which need fast and safe deliveries that flatbed truckers simply can’t do? They will call upon hotshot truckers! Hotshot trucking differs from expedited shipping […]
Turnbuckle 101: Type, Where & How to Use Turnbuckle
Have you ever wondered how to use a Turnbuckle? This tensioning tool is often overlooked in the lifting and rigging industry. Many people doubt Turnbuckle’s capabilities in lifting applications. Though, they should remember that the use of a Turnbuckle can help make challenging lifts easier. They can even help adjust a load over a flatbed […]
Dump Truck Tarp Regulations: Make Sure You Are Obeying the Law
The average dump truck driver has a lot to worry about on a daily basis. It’s a job that not only requires getting material from one location to the next but one that also requires moving a load in a way that is environmentally responsible and safe for other drivers. That is why each of […]
Why Do You Need a Dump Truck Tarp Roller Kit?
For loose aggregate material like dirt, gravel, or asphalt the best method of transportation is in the back of a dump truck. The back of dump trucks are particularly voluminous and have exposed tops that allow for easy loading and unloading of material, but this exposed top can allow for the loose material to cascade […]
How to Use Moving Blankets? Why You Need Them When You Move
If you’re hauling appliances, furniture, or heavy machinery, you’ll need to invest in a Moving Blanket to wrap and secure your goods. Often seen in the moving and trucking industry, this thick piece of fabric isn’t just used amongst flatbed truckers, but also solo, non-commercial customers and even professional movers. Ask yourself, ‘How to use […]
Common Roll Tarp Problems: How to Troubleshooting These Problems
Roll tarps are indispensable for specific trucking jobs involving loose loads such as stone and grain. They are easy to apply, easy to remove and very effective at preventing debris from flying into the roadway. However, the mechanical nature of the spooling systems used with them is such that things can go wrong. Knowing how […]
OTR Trucking: You Ever Wanted To Know About Becoming An OTR Trucker
Have you ever asked yourself “What is OTR Trucking?” The term typically stands for “Over-The-Road Truck Drivers”, otherwise also known as long-haulers or long-haul trucking. These kinds of truckers are on assignment for months and deliver various types of freight arriving from overseas. Additionally, they have the freedom to travel anywhere in the U.S. and […]
What You Can Do When Your Tie-Down Chains Are Too Short
Today a customer pulled into one of our docking bays hauling stacked crushed cars and we noticed something very interesting about how these cars were secured. If you look closely between the chains and the winch strap on the right, this hauler is using a combination of tie-down chains and winch straps to keep this […]
Types of Ratchet Straps: Choose the Best Suitable Tie-Down Straps for You!
Ratchet straps are known as cargo tie-down straps and are made of polyester webbing. There are various types of ratchet straps as they are run through a buckle that lets you loosen and tighten the strap, so you can lengthen the strap until you can pull it across your entire load, then tighten the strap […]
The Mid-America Trucking Show 2023: Experience, Photos and Review from Mytee Products
This year of the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) was something else! From March 30th to April 1st, we got an amazing taste of what Louisville, Kentucky has to offer as well as what everyone in the trucking industry had to show off. For those who weren’t able to make it this year, don’t worry! We’re […]
Chains vs Winch Straps – Which One Is Better for Car Transport?
Which is better for car transport, chains or winch straps? This question has been debated for decades. It turns out that there is no right or wrong here. It can be a bit of a predicament to judge which product’s benefits outweighs the other as all that matters is that the straps are used properly […]
How To Extend The Life Of Flatbed Tarps & Tie-Down Straps
We at Mytee Products know Flatbed Truckers are always on the go. However, you want to make sure your tarps and straps have an extra layer of protection before hitting the road. At the end of the day, you are running your own business and it’s your responsibility to take good care of your products. […]