vacuum trucks

A vacuum truck servicing a city sewer

Innovative Uses of Vacuum Trucks in Different Industries

By jcollins / December 27, 2023 /

Vacuum trucks have become essential equipment in various industries due to their versatility and innovative uses. These trucks are not limited to just one industry; they can be found in many different sectors, from septic services to airport maintenance. In this blog post, we will explore the different uses of vacuum trucks in different industries,…

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Maximizing the Lifespan of Your Vacuum Truck: 6 Long-Term Care Strategies

By jcollins / December 14, 2023 /

At FlowMark Vacuum Trucks, we pride ourselves on crafting the highest quality vacuum trucks for sale in the industry. With a sprawling 150,000 square feet of manufacturing space and a team rich in experience, we understand the importance of maintaining your vacuum truck fleet for longevity. Our vacuum trucks are designed for a variety of…

The Top 5 Reasons Municipalities Should Invest in Their Own Vacuum Truck Equipment

By jcollins / August 28, 2023 /

Becoming the owner of a vacuum truck is easier now than it ever has been before. All aspects of a community – from small business owners to city transportation services – are now investing in vacuum trucks because of their ease of use, efficiency, and multifaceted usage.    It would also greatly benefit municipalities to…

A video surveillance camera used to monitor vacuum trucks and other heavy machinery

5 Ways You Can Protect Your Portable Sanitation Business from Equipment Theft

By jcollins / May 30, 2023 /

Just like any other business, even sanitation businesses can struggle with equipment theft. This is even more true with businesses that entirely revolve around their equipment, like sanitation businesses. After all, without vacuum trucks, a portable sanitation business essentially grinds to a halt. With no equipment, operations completely cease, and getting your business back up…

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Can Vacuum Trucks Be Used in Storm Clean Up? 4 Things You Need to Know

By jcollins / March 13, 2023 /

March is here which means that spring is finally on our doorstep. While this is great news for those who are ready for it to finally warm up, it also means that thunderstorms and other severe weather are key factors to consider. All across the country, hail, high winds, and tornadoes pose threats all throughout…

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 jcollins / 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 jcollins / 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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5 Key Advantages of Switching to Electrical Equipment

By jcollins / 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 jcollins / 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 jcollins / 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…