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4 Ways You Can Help Your Crew Get the Job Done in a More Timely Manner

By Autumn Huerter / January 24, 2023 /

While winter is in full swing at the moment, before you know it, spring will be here and with it, the busy season for vacuum truck operators. Maximizing the efficiency of your crew means more money in your pocket, better customer service, and improved productivity. However, getting your crew to operate in a more timely…

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Looking for a New Vacuum Truck for Sale? 5 Reasons to Purchase from Flowmark

By Autumn Huerter / January 17, 2023 /

When it comes to making a substantial investment into your business, such as the purchase of a new vacuum truck for sale, it’s vital that you find equipment that is built to last. In a field like this one, whether you service restrooms, grease traps, septic tanks, or anywhere in between, you have to have…

An employee using a vacuum truck to service a sewer

How to Better Help Your Trainee When Working with Vacuum Trucks

By Autumn Huerter / December 16, 2022 /

As someone who owns a business that requires the use of vacuum trucks, you want to make sure that any personnel that you hire are prepared for the task. Safety should be on the forefront of your priority list at all times. This means taking the time necessary to ensure that you are onboarding new…

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4 Tips to Help You Purchase the Right Vacuum Truck

By Autumn Huerter / November 14, 2022 /

When investing in the equipment you need for your business, it is important to make sure you are buying the right products. The moment you begin to research vacuum trucks for sale, it won’t take you long to realize that they aren’t cheap. They are an investment in your business and one that you should…

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Time is Money: 4 Ways to Cutback on Downtime at Your Pumping Business

By Autumn Huerter / October 25, 2022 /

If there is one thing that business owners strive for, it’s to save money and run as efficiently as possible. This is especially true for small or family owned companies. If you are the owner-operator of a septic service business, you are aware of just how expensive a new vacuum truck for sale can be.…

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5 Fleet Maintenance Planning Tips You Need to Implement Immediately

By Autumn Huerter / October 14, 2022 /

As we move closer and closer to the winter months, there is one thing that needs to be on everyone’s priority list: fleet maintenance. If you don’t want to find yourself unexpectedly browsing through vacuum trucks for sale come spring, then you need to ensure you have your fleet prepared. Unfortunately, maintenance planning isn’t just…

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5 Ways to Improve Employee Safety When Working in Construction Zones

By Autumn Huerter / September 22, 2022 /

Safety should always be your first priority, especially when operating an industrial vacuum truck. There is always a certain level of risk associated with handling heavy machinery, but that risk grows exponentially when in a construction environment. Did you know that of the 156 pedestrian fatalities that occur in work zones, 32% are workers? Also,…

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4 Key Signs You’re Ready to Invest in a New Vacuum Truck

By Autumn Huerter / September 15, 2022 /

Making the decision to purchase new equipment can be a big one. There are a lot of factors to consider, especially when it comes to the price tag associated with getting a new vacuum truck. You want to make sure that you are really ready to take on that sort of investment. When browsing for…

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4 Ways You Can Help Prevent Employee Burnout in the Portable Sanitation Industry

By Autumn Huerter / August 22, 2022 /

In this day and age, the idea of achieving work life balance is now more prevalent than ever before. Employee burnout is very real across the board, especially in light of the ongoing stress from the pandemic. Thanks to issues such as supply chain interruptions, rising gas prices, high unemployment, and more, it puts a…

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Wanting to Grow Your Septic Service Business? 6 Industry Tips You Need to Know

By Autumn Huerter / August 15, 2022 /

When it comes to owning and operating a septic service business, it is important to set goals. Many businesses strive for growth, as this typically directly translates into more money going into the company. However, growing a company and a clientele list is always easier said than done. That is why it is vital to…