F.A.Q.

Knowing your truck is to knowing the road.

Pave your own

  • Buying, Leasing and Selling
  • Planning your Route
  • Managing Routes

The benefits really make a strong case for new – especially at TruckXpress. The biggest reason to go new is to get the equipment specification you want and need. The efficiency and performance gains with bigger pumps and tanks equals big profitability. Most fleet/truck operators are loyal to their truck brand, so start with the chassis, then front axle and transmission. Once your base is in place we’ll help you spec that dream tank with all the bells and whistles. TruckXpress here every step of the way to make that buying new is a dream come true.

Reality – truck financing isn’t unreasonable. Either way we break down the payments and makes it easier on your bank account. So weather you prefer to buy-out at the end of your lease or finance for the long haul, you’ll be making a smart investment. Without the right equipment, your business comes to a grinding halt. We make the buying process just as easy as the spec process. You end up with great terms, and the exact truck you need. It’s a win-win. Give us a call and we can discuss options that fit for you’re business.

Spec’ing out a truck properly depends on a wide variety of variables. You operate under unique conditions that can affect a truck’s requirements. Here are some things to have in mind:
  • - What’s the price you pay for waste disposal, how far away waste-treatment centers?
  • - How far apart are your customers?
  • - Have you considered increasing your tank size? Improving fuel savings and productivity?
  • - Are you looking to enter other markets (ex. Grease Traps)?
  • - What tank material do you prefer and why?
  • - Are you running automatic transmissions?
  • - Do you need a tilt tank with a full-open rear door?
  • - What do you like about your current truck?
  • - What don’t you like about your truck/fleet and wish it had (features)?
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    Take look through all our product lines and current inventory for ideas, and then give us a call or email.

Go big — in terms of things like bigger tank capacity, big horsepower and a big powerful vacuum pump — definitely bigger is better. It allows pumpers to do jobs faster, which equates to higher profitability; it reduces strain on components; and enables you to do more kinds of work, which helps diversify your business base. Call or email us to find the best configuration for your pumping needs.

When you’re trying to do four or five jobs a day with a 2,200-gallon truck, you spend a lot of time going back and forth to the treatment plant. One or two extra jobs a day can be a game changer and also allows you to fight traffic on your own terms. This could also dramatically save on yearly mileage and fuel consumption.

On the other hand, smaller tank sizes can be ideal for more urban areas or places that are a tight fit or difficult to access.

Ultimately, it comes down to what makes the most sense for the way you do business. We can help you find a setup that will increase your pumping efficiency. And if you happen to need a size bump, we can get you out-fitted just as easy.

When payments on a new vehicle become cheaper than the maintenance of a current one, then you know it’s time to call us. With proper maintenance you can run a truck 10+ years until costly breakdowns start to impact your business. Clients don’t like excuses.

Many customers come to because their business model has changed or expanded and therefore the fleet must too. It’s important that your truck aligns perfectly with your needs – we get that. And that’s why every build is custom tailored to suit you.

It all starts by owning a truck that works great for you. That’s what we specialize in. All our trucks come standard with the creature comforts you’d expect in the twenty-first century. So we tell customers to spec the suspension and components that you’re most comfortable with from the start. We believe you’ll see a good return on all your add-ons especially air-ride. Aside from that, keeping the color and graphics tasteful will go along way when it’s time to sell. And a impeccable documented maintenance always goes well with high resale. Think its time to trade up, give us call.

  • DEFINE TERRITORIES - Divide and conquer. Create a mapping system that uses territories to help consolidate routes.
  • OPTIMIZE ROUTES - Creating routes that service several customers before emptying the truck increases efficiency.
  • ACCESS NEXT-DAY ROUTES - Adapt to last-minute changes and when the opportunity arises, start servicing customers on tomorrow's route.

Operators can have huge territories to service. It is best to consolidate customers, grouping them into smaller sections located near a central dumpsite. This will cut down on drive time and allow your operator to service more customers in a single day.

The best routes for your business will depend on a few different factors – where your customers are located, when they need to be serviced, and which size truck is needed for the job. Creating an efficient route will minimize the wear and tear on your truck as well as keep fuel costs and mileage down.

Planning ahead is a huge benefit to your company when it comes to creating the best route for your operators. Mapping out the week in advance will allow you to make last minute changes when faced with unexpected events such as: operator absences, out-of-service vehicles and new or changed jobs.

Taking specific details of the new job, such as travel time, tank size, and urgency of the job will help eliminate downtime in your operator’s routes. Creating the most efficient route for your operator’s will create an enjoyable working environment and cut down on frustration and long hours.

It is always better to run routes in a circular pattern rather than a zig-zag. However, you should be aware of trade-offs between distances in miles and distances in actual driving time. Be sure to take advantage of your driver's knowledge of actual driving time to pick the most efficient routes.

Good routes should avoid major traffic delays and rush hour congestion. The less time the driver spends between stops, the more profitable the route will be for you.

A good routes is designed with natural boundaries in mind. This helps minimize unnecessary driving time and delays.

150 miles per day should be the maximum driving distance per day to reduce driver fatigue and accidents.