vacuum trucks

Three employees using their vacuum trucks to service a city sewer line

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…

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…

A blue collar employee using a tablet to work with electrical equipment

5 Key Advantages of Switching to Electrical Equipment

By Autumn Huerter / November 29, 2022 /

In this current day and age, one of the most common topics of discussion is the possibility of converting to electric vehicles and other electric equipment. There could be several reasons behind wanting to make this change. One of the biggest reasons is that currently, diesel fuel is over $5/gallon on average in the United…

A vacuum truck parked outdoors

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…

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…

A supervisor performing a safety checklist

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…

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…

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…

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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…