Terminal Tractor Rental Service

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What Is the Weight Capacity of a Terminal Tractor?

The weight capacity of a terminal tractor will naturally depend on what model of truck you’re using. In general, you can expect a terminal tractor to be able to haul loads of around 100,000 pounds. With the shipping and distribution industry more chaotic than ever, companies in this sector are increasingly looking for ways to improve efficiency…
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Why Choose a Terminal Tractor Over a Road Truck?

A common need in the shipping and logistics industry is to move trailers and cargo containers around the yard, terminal, or port. Many companies still rely on conventional road trucks to do so, but there is a better solution available. Terminal tractors, also known as shunt trucks, yard trucks, or spotter trucks, are an ideal solution for…
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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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Save Time and Money—Rent a Terminal Tractor

Save Time and Money—Rent a Terminal Tractor Looking for a way to save money on your warehouse or railyard operations? A great place to start is with our terminal tractor rentals. Here’s why: Terminal tractors move more trailers in less time than traditional semi trucks. Terminal tractors are safer than semi trucks, especially in a warehouse or…
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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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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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What Is Telematics and How Does It Benefit Your ACTT Terminal Tractor?

Telematics is a method of monitoring vehicles, including terminal tractors, and other equipment using GPS technology and on-board diagnostics. Also known as fleet tracking or GPS vehicle tracking, telematics integration helps fleet management boost productivity, safety, and efficiency. Telematics technology enables communication over long distances, allowing fleet managers to track their trucks in real time—all while saving…
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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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