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Borough of Collingswood Essential Worker

Customer Highlight: Borough of Collingswood

Everyone at Big Truck Rental does everything they can to create the best customer experience possible, but our jobs are made easy by the customers and partners we get to work with. We want to give recognition to our amazing customers and partners who have helped us grow this company. This Customer Spotlight goes out to Waste…
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On Road vs Off Road Terminal Tractors – What’s the Difference?

On-road terminal tractors can be legally driven on public streets, unlike off-road models. To comply with federal regulations, the on-road truck must meet stringent guidelines set by the DOT, including emissions and fuel efficiency standards. It should also have a more powerful drivetrain and safety features such as ABS brakes. What Makes a Terminal Tractor Street Legal…
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Zero-Radius Cartseeker side-loader McNeillus Garbage Truck

Big Truck Rental Lands McNeilus’s Latest Automation Innovation: Zero Radius™ with CartSeeker

Tampa, FL (August 9, 2021) – Big Truck Rental (BTR), North America’s top source for essential services rental trucks, has purchased a new innovation featured at Waste Expo from McNeilus® Truck and Manufacturing: the Zero Radius™ Side Loader with CartSeeker Curbside Automation.  The truck took the spotlight in the McNeilus booth during the industry’s largest trade show at the…
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How Much Does a New Terminal Tractor Cost?

New terminal tractors are expensive. Prices can climb much higher if advanced features are included. One way to avoid these substantial upfront fees is with terminal tractor truck rental from Big Truck Rental. We have multiple short-term and long-term rental plans available to suit virtually any need. Factors That Affect Terminal Tractor Cost Some of the factors…
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Essential Worker Spotlight: Dave Black

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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Safety Tips for Operating Your Yard Spotter Truck

A yard spotter truck (also known as a terminal tractor) is essential for running a modern distribution facility. As with any large and powerful vehicle, these trucks can potentially pose some risks to employees and property if they’re not operated properly. With that in mind, here are five important yard spotter safety tips to remember: Always use…
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Terminal Tractors: The Essential Truck with Many Names

A terminal tractor is essential to the operation of a modern distribution center. Yet, despite this fact, the phrase “terminal tractor” itself is relatively unknown. Other common terms for this type of vehicle include: Yard jockey Yard horse Yard bird Yard goat Shunt truck Spotting tractor Spotter truck Mule Hostler truck Yard dog truck While the names…
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Now Hiring: Sales Coordinator

Job Title:  Sales Coordinator Direct Report: Darin Ulrich – Sales Manager Overnight Travel: Less than 5% Region: United States 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…
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Now Hiring: Market Development Manager

Job Title: Market Development Manager Direct Report: John Seabaugh – Director, Strategic Partnership Overnight Travel: 50% Region: United States Company and Position Overview:  Big Truck Rental is the leader in Essential Services truck rentals in North America, all backed by a nationally serviced and supported fleet. Big Truck Rental began in 2002 and is a growing and…
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Maintenance Tips for Your Yard Dog Truck

Renting a top-quality yard dog truck (also known as a terminal tractor) from Big Truck Rental is a great way to manage your freight depot or distribution center more efficiently and reduce fleet maintenance costs. Like all vehicles, these trucks require regular attention and routine care. With that in mind, let’s review the basics of yard dog truck maintenance.  Yard Dog Truck Maintenance: Day to Day Checks  Regardless of the make and model of your yard dog truck, the…
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