vacuum tank trucks

The open highway on a hot summer day

6 Helpful Tips for Tank Driving in the Upcoming Summer Heat

By Autumn Huerter / March 23, 2022 /

Spring is in the air, and while the temps might be mild now, we all know what is on the horizon: heat. It feels like it doesn’t take long for the triple digit weather to approach, especially depending on where you live in the United States. That being said, it’s best to get your vacuum…

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…

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Expanding Your Septic Service Business: 5 Secrets to Recruiting Quality Employees

By Autumn Huerter / February 28, 2022 /

If you are looking to expand your septic service business in 2022, it is more than just buying a fleet of vacuum trucks or outfitting your company with the best equipment. While that does play a huge role, it is not the primary factor. Trucks and hoses are not what makes a business great: the…

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5 Reasons That Municipalities Benefit from Vacuum Trucks

By Rhiannon / November 14, 2021 /

It is no secret that municipalities and other government agencies are on a strict budget – it doesn’t matter where you live or what state you reside in, this is a cold hard fact. When working on the taxpayer’s dime, municipalities need to find the most affordable yet most efficient way to get work done.…

Vacuum trucks in Flowmark warehouse being worked on

6 Helpful Tips to Keep in Mind When Looking for Vacuum Trucks for Sale

By Rhiannon / September 15, 2021 /

If you are looking to get started in the vacuum truck business, but you aren’t sure where to start, let us help you! When browsing through vacuum trucks for sale, it is important to remember that you are making an investment for your business and your future.  When purchasing a machine of this size and…

Vacuum tank sitting in Flowmark warehouse

How to Choose the Right Vacuum Truck for the Job

By Rhiannon / August 19, 2021 /

  There is no doubt about it: buying a vacuum truck is a big investment for your company. It is going to be the lifeblood for everything that you do, and ensuring that you have the proper vacuum truck for your specific line of work is extremely important.  Before you begin the buying process and…

FlowMark Vacuum Trucks in Kansas City

By Rhiannon / January 27, 2021 /

FlowMark Vacuum Trucks and KC Tank is the nation’s largest source of in-stock vacuum tanks, chassis, and complete vacuum trucks. Let us discuss a little more about who we are and what we do here at FlowMark Vacuum Trucks and KC Tank.    In our assembly shop, we assemble anything from small, non-CDL, portable restroom…

How to Choose Proper Vacuum Tank Size 

By Rhiannon / January 14, 2021 /

When choosing a vacuum tank size for septic pumping, grease trap pumping, car wash pit pumping, or other industrial vacuum tank jobs, there are several factors to consider. Septic tank size, route density, proximity to dump site, local DOT requirements, CDL or non CDL drivers, GVW of chassis, and cost.    In your region, what…