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A vacuum truck parked on the street to service a home

4 Important Things You Need to Know About Vacuum Trucks

By Autumn Huerter / May 12, 2022 /

When you are browsing around for a vacuum truck for sale, it’s important to not go in blind. Having all of the background information necessary will help you to make an informed decision. After all, vacuum trucks aren’t cheap and you will need to ensure that you are making a quality and worthwhile investment for…

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3 Important Items to Consider When Determining Your Company’s Septic Service Goals

By Autumn Huerter / April 15, 2022 /

Every organization has to have plans and goals, determining which quotas to meet each week, each quarter, and even each year. However, there are times that approaching these long term goals can seem rather difficult or lofty, but as the old saying goes, the best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a…

Front office staff and a vacuum truck operator shake hands

5 Ways to Promote a Better Working Relationship Between Office Staff and Field Employees

By Autumn Huerter / March 15, 2022 /

When working with heavy machinery such as vacuum tank trucks, it is vital to have employees that work as a team. When you have conflicts between employees, especially regarding office staff and field crew, hiccups are going to happen. Mistakes can be costly, including damaging your company’s reputation and leaving customers feeling dissatisfied with their…

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…

A vacuum truck working outdoors

5 Tips for Keeping Your Vacuum Pump Running at Top Performance

By Rhiannon / December 20, 2021 /

If there is one thing that is certain, it’s that your vacuum pump is the heart of your septic pump truck. Every day at work, you show up to a job site and expect it to perform and get the task done. However, this sort of day-in and day-out reliability doesn’t happen by chance or…

A group safety training going over septic pump trucks

5 Ways to Improve Employee Safety Training

By Rhiannon / November 23, 2021 /

Keeping employees motivated and engaged with safety training is extremely important. If someone slips up or shows even a little bit of complacency, it can put your whole team at risk for an accident or an injury. Not only is this bad for business, it is extremely dangerous. Safety, on any job site, should be…

A vacuum truck is parked outside of a brick building.

5 Tips for Acquiring New Equipment

By Rhiannon / October 25, 2021 /

If the time has come and you have to bid your favorite vacuum truck or piece of equipment farewell, and you have to start the process of finding something new to replace it, there are certainly some tips to keep in mind that can help make your decision a little easier. We know that purchasing…

Laser cutter machine at Flowmark and KC Tank, a Kansas City vacuum truck manufacturer

Advanced Vacuum Truck Building from FlowMark

By Rhiannon / July 27, 2021 /

When it comes time to purchase a vacuum truck, whether it’s your first or your tenth, are you thinking about one key factor and asking: how was this truck built, and was it made to last?    Vacuum trucks are an investment, that much is true. They can be expensive, but regardless of if you…

Red and white vacuum trucks being worked on and put together at FlowMark in Kansas City

How FlowMark KC Stands Out in The Vacuum Truck Industry

By Rhiannon / June 18, 2021 /

  For a tough industry, you have to have a tough truck – one that is reliable and able to put in not only the miles, but is also going to stand up and last through every messy, difficult job you encounter. Whether you are a septic servicer, an airport pit cleaner, work in grease…

World-class Vacuum Trucks and MORE! 

By Rhiannon / March 19, 2021 /

FlowMark builds world-class vacuum trucks: septic service trucks, grease trap service trucks, car wash pit service trucks, portable restroom service trucks, and more. But did you know that we do much more than vacuum trucks? FlowMark belongs to a family of brands dedicated to building high-quality vacuum trucks, aircraft refueling equipment, high-rail equipment, and vacuum…