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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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Mike Zukusky Named Chief Operating Officer for Big Truck Rental

Big Truck Rental, LLC www.bigtruckrental.com announced today that Mike Zukusky has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer for Big Truck Rental. Zukusky will continue reporting directly to President Zach Martin and will officially transition upon a new CFO joining the company. Zukusky originally joined BTR in 2013 as Chief Financial Officer. “Mike is an outstanding executive and has been…
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What Is the Lifespan of a Refuse Truck?

A refuse truck can last as long as 20 years when it’s properly maintained. But hanging on to your old vehicles isn’t always the best option. Here are some key things to consider when deciding if it’s time to upgrade to a newer model: What type of trash route do you run? How much maintenance does your…
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How Garbage Truck Rental Is the Viable Option During Uncertain Times

When it comes to fleet management, you don’t want to compromise on quality. Even as cities, suburbs, and organizations dispose of more trash, you need to beat the competition with reliable trucks and standout collection services. When your fleet needs a long-overdue upgrade, you need to answer the age-old question: Should you buy or rent? Here’s why…
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The Evolution of the Garbage Truck

Garbage trucks have evolved by leaps and bounds since the early 20th century. Here are some of the key innovations that make modern designs so much better than those of the past: Improved engines that use less fuel and emit far fewer pollutants. Cart tippers and hydraulic arms that improve efficiency. Safety features like cameras and emergency…
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Big Truck Rental Celebrates 20 Years

Tampa, FL – April 1, 2022 – Big Truck Rental (BTR), North America’s leading essential services rental vehicle provider, celebrates 20 years in business in April. BTR was started in 2002 by CEO Scott Dols with the mission to be a valued resource for his customers and to help grow their businesses. Over the past 20 years,…
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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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