tarping

New one-truck portable tarping system

| March 25, 2013

Owner-operator John Rodriguez, with business partner Willie Lancon, designed the Roller Rak portable tarping machine following a couple falls while tarping that could have been disasters.

Giant potatoes! Hammerheads!

| March 01, 2013

"We've seen some weird things on flatbeds. Hell, we've seen some weird things strapped to four-wheelers, like the giant hammerhead shark we saw on the roof of a Honda Accord...."

The ‘Time Bandit’ electric cargo-strap roller

| July 03, 2012

Sometime flatbedder and former small fleet owner Johnny White finds inspiration in day-to-day problems -- that might not be the best way, however, to describe the occasion that spurred him on to his latest solution, ...

Move some tarps, get some tarps

| June 04, 2012

If the Tarps Plus company has its way, you may well in future take a load of its tarps and get paid in, well, tarps. Check out this story on the San Francisco Chronicle's website, which ...

Channel 19

Todd Dills | August 01, 2010

A dose of trucking humor, oddities and coverage in the media.

Las Vegas newspaper columnist delivers ‘half-hearted’ trucker salute…

| June 01, 2010

It's not exactly a big 10-4, but in her "Road Warrior" column in the Las Vegas Review-Journal a week ago, Adrienne Packer detailed her state's latest addition to the growing nationwide effort to pair state ...

Flatbedders, had enough of tarping? . . .

| April 30, 2010

You might recommend the folks at Fast Wrap to your shipper customers, who do the kind of work you see in the picture here, a wrap of a jet engine. They've got mobile crews in more ...

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