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Posted 21.03.2018

What’s the blue label all about?

You may have noticed the blue label sewn into each part of Cargo Stop’s Ratchet Straps? These labels must be present for the strap to conform with the UK and European standard. Ratchet Straps do not comply with EN12195-2:2001 without a visible intact data label securely sewn to all detachable sections. This secures all the critical identification in case of a

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Posted 21.03.2018

Carrying out a load risk assessment

It is vital for businesses to do all they can to ensure employees are safe in their workplaces.

As with all areas of the health and safety law the employer has a duty to carry out risk assessments of employees. In order to protect the company and the health and safety of employees it is a legal duty of vehicle operating businesses to carry out

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Posted 21.03.2018

Taking care of ratchet straps

Ratchet straps are one of the best ways to secure loads during transport. They’re relatively easy to use and care for, and as ratchet strap experts, at CargoStop we know how to best take are of your ratchet straps properly to extend their life for as long as possible.

Our strong, yet lightweight, polyester straps are ideal for a

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Distribution companies come together to serve ‘Midlands engine’

Antifriction, one of the UK’s leading industrial parts distributors, is to relocate its Midlands branch in a £100,000 move that will ...more

Palletways celebrates 12 years of opening up Spain for European exporters

Palletways Iberia, part of Europe’s largest and fastest growing express palletised freight network, is marking its 12th anniversary with ...more

1Hub Marks Third Anniversary with 64% Rise in Consignments

Independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group is celebrating the many achievements of its innovative 1Hub site in Dartford, three y ...more

Scott Lewis is 2018 DAF Transport Efficiency Driver Champion

Scott Lewis of the Best Connection driving agency has won the 2018 DAF Transport Efficiency Driver Challenge – a UK-wide search to find B ...more

Volvo Trucks’ return to Flemings of Rosyth is a moving story

Currently marking its 50th year in business, Fife-based, removals, storage and distribution specialists, Flemings of Rosyth Ltd. has taken ...more

FG Barnes Group installs TotalKare lifts for DAF truck servicing

FG Barnes Group has appointed TotalKare to provide heavy-duty vehicle lifting solutions for its state-of the-art truck centre in Guildford. ...more

It’s only the Mercedes-Benz star that shines for GS Hughes as it adds 20 new Arocs tippers to its fleet

In 2015 stone and aggregates specialist GS Hughes purchased its first Mercedes-Benz trucks for more than 15 years. Today, all 42 of its veh ...more

Versatile truck and drawbar combination from Andover Trailers boosts on-site efficiency for Forkers

Civil and ground engineering firm Forkers has taken delivery of an expertly engineered plant body and drawbar combination from Andover Trai ...more

Asset Alliance boosts its fleet offer with £35 million investment in Mercedes-Benz

Independent finance and leasing specialists Asset Alliance is expanding its vehicle stock with a £35 million order of more than 430 Merced ...more

Montgomery Transport’s commitment to safety recognised by National Driving Agency

Newtownabbey-based Montgomery Transport Group, one of the largest privately-owned transport companies in the UK, has demonstrated its commi ...more


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Join us at this year's @TheCVShow! This year our stand will be bigger and better. More details to follow... #CARGO


Our new brochure is out now. Full of products manufactured to the highest quality to secure your cargo. To download… https://t.co/mFECVwzEIm


Check out CargoStop's New Load Security Video!


CargoStop at stand 4H08 at the CV show! 26-28th April 2016....! Freebies, Free lunch, Expert advice, New Products..

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