The On-Stage rugged, agile UTC1100 Compact Utility Cart hauls 330 lb of gear in a single trip. The adaptable bed expands to make room for large loads and it contracts to negotiate tight spaces. Ergonomically positioned handles at each end facilitate comfortable pushing, pulling, and steering by one person or multiple people and the handles can lie flat against the bed to clear the way for oversized gear. Safety features include locking casters that keep the cart from rolling during loading and unloading as well as anchor points on the frame for straps to secure equipment. For efficient storage and transportation, the bed contracts and the handles fold down.