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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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Understanding Heavy-duty Truck Classifications

Understanding Heavy-duty Truck Classifications A truck’s classification refers to the maximum weight load a truck can take, using what’s known as a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR). A truck GVWR helps determine whether a truck is a light-, medium-, or heavy-duty vehicle. If you’re considering renting a truck with Big Truck Rental, we recommend learning about truck…
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How an Automated Garbage Truck Works

How an Automated Garbage Truck Works Automated side loader garbage trucks combine four innovative features: Robotic arm 4G/5G information processing High-definition video cameras Standardized waste containers In this post, we’ll take a closer look at how automated garbage trucks work. In the meantime, we invite you to get in touch with us to learn more about our…
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Tips to Save on Your Fleet Truck Rental Fuel Costs

The price of diesel is astronomical these days. But, even when fuel costs are more reasonable, owners of waste disposal trucks are always interested in fuel-saving tips for trucks. After all, the average garbage truck uses about $42,000 of fuel each year. If you’re looking to reduce that portion of your overhead, explore the following fuel-saving tips…
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