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5 Questions About BTR’s Complete Fleet

Pete Hendrickson Big Truck Rental Vice President – Route Ready Truck Sales   Big Truck Rental’s Vice President of Route Ready Truck Sales Pete Hendrickson discusses the economics or truck rental through the company’s Complete Fleet program. 1. What is Complete Fleet? Complete Fleet is a new offering from BTR that allows our customer organizations to leverage…
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John King Named Vice President of Enterprise Systems For BTR

Big Truck Rental, LLC www.bigtruckrental.com announced today that John King has joined BTR as the Vice President of Enterprise Systems. King will report directly to Chief Operating Office Mike Zukusky and is responsible for all technical operating systems of the North American business. “John is an exceptional executive with a proven track record of leading the technical side of…
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Justin Perez named Controller for BTR

Big Truck Rental, LLC www.bigtruckrental.com announced today that Justin Perez has joined BTR as Controller. Justin Perez will report directly to Chief Financial Officer Kevin Cowley and is responsible for the accounting and finance functions of the business. “Justin is a terrific addition to our team with a track record of success throughout his career. He is a strong…
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What Is My Truck’s Carbon Footprint?

In recent times, our carbon footprint has become more and more important. As such, there has been a significant increase in demand for electric vehicles, especially passenger vehicles. However, the demand for electric garbage trucks is also growing. Garbage trucks are some of the biggest pollutants on the road today, but how bad is the impact? This…
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Which Garbage Trucks Are the Best Fit for Your Waste Management Business?

Choosing the right garbage trucks for your waste management business is essential for lasting success. Here are three things to consider when making this all-important choice: The type of refuse you plan to haul The scale of your operations Your budget In this post, we’ll consider these three factors in greater detail. We’ll also explore why garbage…
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A Guide to the 4 Common Types of Garbage Trucks

To succeed in the waste hauling industry, it’s important to first know a little bit about the most common types of garbage trucks. They fall into four main categories: Front loader garbage trucks – which are used primarily to empty commercial waste bins, i.e., “dumpsters.” Side loader garbage trucks – these are used primarily for residential waste…
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Sanitation Safety: What Not to Throw Away

Certain types of waste should never be mixed in with common residential or commercial trash. Examples include: Household chemicals Batteries TVs Computers and computer monitors Medication Any item classified as hazardous waste This post will take a closer look at this important topic. In the meantime, please get in touch with us to learn more about our…
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4 Signs That It’s Time to Upgrade Your Refuse Truck Fleet

Here are four signs that it’s time to replace your current refuse truck fleet: When the cost of maintenance outweighs the benefits of hanging onto your vehicles. When you’re missing out on the advantages of newer technology. When you have the opportunity to upgrade your trucks’ safety features. When your trucks are more than 10 years old.…
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Kevin Cowley named Chief Financial Officer for BTR

Big Truck Rental, LLC www.bigtruckrental.com announced today that Kevin Cowley has joined Big Truck Rental as the Chief Financial Officer. Cowley will report directly to President Zach Martin and is responsible for all financial aspects of the North American business. “Kevin is a standout executive with a track record of supporting organizational growth throughout his career. We conducted a…
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Save Time and Money—Rent a Terminal Tractor

Save Time and Money—Rent a Terminal Tractor Looking for a way to save money on your warehouse or railyard operations? A great place to start is with our terminal tractor rentals. Here’s why: Terminal tractors move more trailers in less time than traditional semi trucks. Terminal tractors are safer than semi trucks, especially in a warehouse or…
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