DOT Compliance- Proper Cargo Securement

Insurance, fuel, preventive maintenance and repairs are generally accepted as standard operating costs for fleets. What about avoidable violations like unsecured load fines? Most fleet managers agree that vehicle issued violations present a costly, burdensome problem that use valuable resources and are avoidable. In today’s company culture of pro-safety, violation-related issues are becoming a more visible discussion topic in the fleet world. Unsecured load violations are on the rise, driven in large part by the Department of Transportation (DOT). This overview [...]

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Load Securement Safety Program

Benefits of a Fleet Cargo Securement Program: Eliminates unsecured load violations Deters law enforce engagement by using a certified tie-down system; visual deterrent Reduces risk and liability of companies Improves safety compliance of companies Improves safety for all motorists Improves and preserves the environment What does a Fleet Cargo Securement Program entail? Adopt a company-wide cargo safety & securement policy using the following safety objectives: All loads are to be properly secured no matter their size, dimension or weight to ensure safe transportation. Cargo safety and compliance with DOT [...]

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Gladiator Cargo Nets meet Australian Standard

Why Australia? At this point in time the United States does not have a standard to meet the laws and regulations we have in place. With no American standard in place we went to our Australian distributors who recommended the AS/NZS 4380.2001 standard which is considered the most stringent cargo restraint standard in the world. It was no easy process to attain certification. The prominent BSI Group ensured a thorough evaluation of our Gladiator Cargo Nets before endorsing them. Founded in [...]

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GLADIATOR CARGO NET DEBUT

NTEA Work Truck Show- Gladiator Cargo Net Debut Gladiator Cargo Nets, formerly known as Gorilla Cargo Nets, will be introducing their new line of Gladiator Cargo Nets at the NTEA Work Truck Show, March 5, 2014. The new Gladiator Line will have sizes for every vehicle from ATV nets to the popular XXL net sized at 10.5’ x 18.5’ for the biggest of loads. With the popularity of the Gorilla Net our customers will love the new & improved Gladiator Cargo Net even more. [...]

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