Garbage Truck News and Updates



5 Garbage Truck Safety Tips to Implement Right Now

People don’t often realize just how dangerous it is to be a garbage collector. If you can imagine it, a driver has dealt with it, all while operating one of the most challenging and complicated vehicles on the road. That’s why every waste hauler knows that garbage truck safety training is essential. Here are some key fundamentals…
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4 Reasons Why You Should Start Tracking Your Trash Routes

Historically, the process of determining which garbage trucks travel on which routes has been a matter of paper maps, spreadsheets, and occasional phone calls. The advent of the Internet, however, has changed nearly every business and industry on the planet, and waste management is no different. GPS tracking, cloud-based data management, and specialized programs allow modern waste…
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ACTT Terminal Tractor Technical Support

AutoCar provides terminal tractor technical support through its service publications, its authorized partner network, and its staff of product experts. These resources provide a convenient and comprehensive way to resolve any issues you may encounter. Another way to get support for your vehicle is to take advantage of our yard truck rental program. That way we’re responsible…
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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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