Garbage Truck News and Updates

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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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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