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How to Operate the ACTT 4 x 2 Terminal Tractor

In this post, we’ll cover the basics of how to operate an ACTT 4×2 terminal tractor. Check out the official AutoCar video for further details and instructions. The ACTT 4×2 is amazingly intuitive and easy to operate. Contact us here at Big Truck Rental today if you’re ready to add one of these outstanding trucks to your…
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Terminal Tractor Manufacturers

Terminal tractors, also known as spotter trucks or shunt trucks, are used to move cargo trailers from one loading bay to the next within the grounds of a distribution center or freight yard. The top terminal truck manufacturers are known for their strong and dependable vehicle designs that can keep up with even the most demanding cargo-transport…
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New Job Opening: AR Billing Specialist

Company and Position Overview: Big Truck Rental is North America’s number-one source for essential services rental trucks. At Big Truck Rental, we work with Fortune 500 companies, municipalities, and a network of independently owned companies who provide essential services to waste, recycling, and logistical industries.  Founded in 2002, Big Truck Rental is a rapidly growing customer focused…
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Essential Worker: Kathy Smartt

At Big Truck Rental, we understand what it takes to keep our industry moving forward. A big part of that growth is due to our essential workers. We want to shine some light on those special people who have continued to push through during COVID-19 and all of the hard times that have come with this new…
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How Much Does a New Rear-Loader Garbage Truck Cost?

More than $200,000 to $400,000 is a good ballpark figure for the cost of a new rear loader truck. The total rear loader garbage truck cost will depend on multiple variables, including: The manufacturer The model The options that come with the vehicle  One way for your company to get the trucks it needs without a significant…
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Now Hiring: Operations Manager

Job Title:  Operations Manager(Ops Specialist)  Region: United States  Direct Report: Dave Stafford – VP of Operations  Overnight Travel: 5%  Company and Position Overview:   Big Truck Rental is North America’s number-one source for essential services rental trucks. We focus on refuse by offering Front Loaders, Side Loaders, Rear Loaders, Grapple, Roll-Off, and Terminal Tractors—all backed by the only nationally serviced and maintained…
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What Are the Terminal Tractor Specifications?

Terminal tractor specifications vary depending on the type of vehicle you need. Here at Big Truck Rental, we offer three models, all of them manufactured by Autocar and each with its own specifications. They are: ACTT 4×2 DOT-compliant – for both on- and off-road use. ACTT 4×2 off-road – for companies that don’t need a DOT-compliant vehicle.…
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Terminal Tractor Rental Guide

Getting the most value from a terminal tractor means knowing what you need from the vehicle beforehand. Five important factors to consider when renting a terminal tractor are: Truck specifications Interior operating environment Off-road/on-road capabilities Custom options Manufacturer reputation Let’s look at each of these factors in more detail. Terminal Tractor Truck Specifications These include: Horsepower Fifth…
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Essential Worker: William Randolph

At Big Truck Rental, we understand what it takes to keep our industry moving forward. A big part of that growth is due to our essential workers. We want to shine some light on those special people who have continued to push through during COVID-19 and all of the hard times that have come with this new…
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