industrial vacuum truck

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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…

A vacuum truck driver writing in a log book

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…

A set of portable restrooms sitting at a construction site

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,…

An industrial vacuum truck driver stands in front of his truck with his arms crossed

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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6 Ways to Better Help Onboard Your Service Technicians

By Autumn Huerter / July 15, 2022 /

When hiring technicians to operate an industrial vacuum truck, it is important that they get onboarded properly. Of course the primary point of logic behind this is safety, however, another major factor includes preventing turnover. About ⅓ of all new employees quit their job within the first six months. While there might be a handful…

An employee performing a maintainence check on their vacuum truck

4 Essential Tips for Extending the Working Life of Your Vacuum Truck

By Autumn Huerter / June 29, 2022 /

After purchasing one of the best vacuum trucks for sale on the market, you might think you’re in pretty good shape. Which you are, but that’s only half the battle. If you aren’t properly maintaining your machine, you are sure to face trouble. Issues such as breakdowns or repairs are not only costly, but they…

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5 Safety Tips for Protecting Industrial Vacuum Truck Drivers During the Busy Season

By Autumn Huerter / May 26, 2022 /

Now that spring is here and summer is on the horizon, that means one major thing for those in the industrial vacuum truck industry: the busy season. This is especially true for 2022 as many events are coming back in full swing following the hiatus brought on by COVID. This is great news for many…

Workers inspecting a row of portable restrooms

The Top 8 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Portable Restroom Business

By Autumn Huerter / April 27, 2022 /

If you are trying to break out into the portable restroom business, it is important to do some research first. While portable restrooms are certainly a necessity, especially with the outdoor event season starting up again, there are some key things you should consider prior to jumping right in. After all, high demand isn’t the…

A portable, two way radio is the perfect tool for communicating on a job site

5 Communication Tips for Making Your Job Site Safer When Working with Vacuum Trucks

By Autumn Huerter / January 18, 2022 /

It should come to no surprise that job sites can get noisy. Between all of the equipment in operation and any noise coming from being outdoors, such as street traffic, it can be a lot to deal with. Vacuum trucks certainly aren’t the quietest pieces of machinery, either. With excess noise, it can actually get…

White truck being worked on and turned into vacuum truck at Flowmark warehouse in Kansas City

How to Properly Maintain Your Industrial Vacuum Truck

By Rhiannon / July 14, 2021 /

Your industrial vacuum truck is the cornerstone of your business. It is the lifeline that keeps you on the road and working, and in turn, money moving through your account. So it’s only obvious that protecting and maintaining your key tool is incredibly essential – we here at Flowmark know this better than anyone.  So…