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How Much Does a New Roll Off Garbage Truck Cost?

How Much Does a New Roll Off Garbage Truck Cost? A new roll off truck can cost several hundred thousand dollars. The exact price you pay will depend on variables such as the manufacturer, model, and added features. Outside factors such as inflation rate can also have an impact. One way to spare your company this massive…
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Roll Off Truck Rental Guide

Roll Off Truck Rental Guide A roll off truck is the perfect vehicle for hauling commercial waste bins to the landfill. Choosing the right model for your fleet comes down to the following considerations: Type of hoist – as in cable versus hook. Safety and comfort options – make operating the vehicle as simple and stress-free as…
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How to Operate an ACTT 6×4 Off Road Terminal Tractor

How to Operate an ACTT 6×4 Off Road Terminal Tractor Here are five of the most important steps for operating an ACTT 6×4 terminal tractor: Check the engine oil, transmission fluid, hydraulic fluid, coolant level, and windshield wiper fluid. Drain the air tank. Check under the truck for fluid leaks or obstructions. Make sure the tires are…
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Renting Guide for a Side Loader Garbage Truck

Renting Guide for Side Loader Garbage Trucks A side loader garbage truck is a reliable, ultra-efficient, powerhouse option for residential waste hauling routes. Here’s what to consider when choosing a side loader garbage truck rental for your fleet: The type of loading arm the truck uses The truck’s safety and convenience features Whether a short-term, long-term, or…
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Renting Guide for a Rear Loader Garbage Truck

There are lots of things to consider when choosing a rear loader garbage truck rental, including its safety features, user-friendliness, and durability. A spacious cab, intuitive controls, and high-visibility lights are all must-have features.  No matter what model you ultimately choose, Big Truck Rental has what you need. We carry a large selection of vehicles, we offer…
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How to Save Money on Terminal Tractor Parts and Service

A great way to save money on terminal tractor parts and service is with fleet telematics, a high-tech solution that combines information technology and telecommunications to give you instant updates on your vehicles. You can take full advantage of AutoCar’s fleet telematics system when you rent an ACTT terminal truck from Big Truck Rental. This means you’re…
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What Is a Yard Jockey and What Do They Do?

Yard jockeys, also known as yard operators or yard hostlers, are drivers who oversee operations at truck yards, factories, distribution centers, and manufacturing or warehouse facilities. Their core responsibility is to move semi-truck trailers to and from yard loading docks. By eliminating congestion and cleaning up the yard, yard jockeys streamline the loading and unloading process and…
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What Is Telematics and How Does It Benefit Your ACTT Terminal Tractor?

Telematics is a method of monitoring vehicles, including terminal tractors, and other equipment using GPS technology and on-board diagnostics. Also known as fleet tracking or GPS vehicle tracking, telematics integration helps fleet management boost productivity, safety, and efficiency. Telematics technology enables communication over long distances, allowing fleet managers to track their trucks in real time—all while saving…
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Mike Natelborg Named Director of Key Accounts for Big Truck Rental

Big Truck Rental, LLC www.bigtruckrental.com announced that Mike Natelborg will be taking on the role of Director of Key Accounts. Mike will be responsible for the strategy and execution for this segment that will fuel the long-term growth plans for BTR. Natelborg will be reporting directly to Vice President of Sales Eric Voss. Mike has over 9…
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Pete Hendrickson Named Vice President of Route Ready Truck Sales for Big Truck Rental

Big Truck Rental, LLC www.bigtruckrental.com announced today that Pete Hendrickson has been promoted to Vice President of Route Ready Truck Sales effective immediately. Hendrickson will report directly to President Zach Martin. Hendrickson originally joined BTR in 2019 as Director of Route Ready Truck Sales. “Since joining Big Truck Rental, Pete’s contributions have had a significant impact on our immense…
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