tarps

And the flatbed adventure begins …

“I feel like the guy who shows up at the job site with new boots and a new tool belt.” -- George Parker's flatbed transition, in the books.

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Move some tarps, get some tarps

Move some tarps, get some tarps

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 quotes Tarps Plus president Michael Stein on the "no-brainer" that is a new program looking to barter company tarps for trucking services, part of a growing business-to-business trend that looks for alternatives to traditional cash transactions. A neat idea, but just ...

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Tarpstop features cargo restraint, covers

Based in Perrysburg, Ohio, Tarpstop features the Fastrak Rolling Tarp system, Dynalite sidekits, Side-lok roll tarps, EZ Slide cable tarp systems, ER Over flip tarp systems, metal products and cargo control products. TARPSTOP, www.tarpspot.com, (877) 999-8277.        

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Ox Bodies donates to tornado relief

Dump body manufacturer Ox Bodies, based in Fayette, Ala., has donated mesh and vinyl tarps valued at $20,000 for tornado relief efforts in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Helping out is part of being a member of a community, Ox Bodies marketing manager Debbie Puckett says of donations made after the devastating April 27 storms. “There isn’t a person at our facility that hasn’t been affected in some way by these storms,” Puckett says. “We knew we had to do ...

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