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Mr. John Portable Sanitation Acquires Long Island-Based Aparos Little John In Multi-State Deal

Mr. John Portable Sanitation Acquires Long Island-Based Aparos Little John In Multi-State Deal

Mr. John, a 53-year-old portable sanitation company based in Keasbey, NJ, today announced its acquisition of Aparos Little John, Inc., a 30-year-old portable sanitation company based in Bay Shore, NY. Under the terms of the deal, Mr. John assumes all Aparos assets, operations and customers, creating an expanded company of more than 300 employees and […]

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JT’s Septic, An Interview With Owner, Brenda Taulbee

JT’s Septic, An Interview With Owner, Brenda Taulbee

JT’s Septic is a family owned and operated company located in Arizona. In this interview, Brenda talks about being the second generation owners, along with her husband, Jesse. They love what they do and their sincerity about their company truly shines through. Can you tell us a little bit about your personal background and how […]

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All About Image: How To Improve Your Working Crews

All About Image: How To Improve Your Working Crews

Septic servicing is a messy business. Of course, the people you employ in your working crews are doing tons of hands-on hard work to tackle all those tasks that your company provides its customers. Things like cleaning out grease traps, servicing septic tanks, and sewer pumping require good old fashioned elbow grease and hard work. […]

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Coxreels® offers upgraded swivel options  for the 1125 Series

Coxreels® offers upgraded swivel options for the 1125 Series

Coxreels is pleased to offer our customers two upgraded swivel options for the 1125 Series. The medium pressure (up to 4,000 PSI) and high pressure (up to 5,000 PSI) can both be factory installed on the standard 1125 Series. The medium pressure swivel is precision machined from solid brass and features upgraded wall thickness, and […]

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Aardvark Waste, An Interview With Stephen Biggs

Aardvark Waste, An Interview With Stephen Biggs

Can you tell us a little bit about your personal background and how you got into the septic business? Back in 1999 I was renting an apartment from a man who owned a pumping and drain cleaning company. I was in the construction industry, framing houses, at the time. He would hire me to do […]

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Organizational Strategies For Getting New Contracts

Organizational Strategies For Getting New Contracts

New contracts and maintaining the ones you have are the lifeblood of your business in the liquid waste industry. It’s very much a referral world, but you also have to be proactive about going out and getting new contracts. Keeping this as an ongoing effort with you or your sales team is important. Depending on […]

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5 Tips On How To Train Your Crews On Dealing With Customers Better

5 Tips On How To Train Your Crews On Dealing With Customers Better

Customer service is an important part of any business when you deal with the public. They can essentially make or break your company’s profits by word-of-mouth reference. When your customers talk about you, it’s with the goal of positive reviews. Obviously you want those referrals to come your way, so that you get more business. […]

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Speedy Septic- An Interview with Nicole Schwartz

Speedy Septic- An Interview with Nicole Schwartz

Can you tell us a little bit about your personal background and how you got into the septic business as the office manager? I come from a construction background, and came to Speedy Septic in 2012 as their Inside Sales Representative, scheduling service work and helping our customers. I have worked for Speedy in various […]

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Should You Purchase or Finance Your Septic Truck?

Should You Purchase or Finance Your Septic Truck?

Acquiring a truck is always expensive, but specialty trucking companies face the steepest price tag of all. Septic trucks are often custom-built, require a myriad of specialized parts and can easily cost a quarter million dollars. To put that cost into perspective, septic trucks can be five times more expensive than long-haul trucks, leaving septic […]

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Winter Preparation

Winter Preparation

With another beautiful summer bidding farewell, we can’t help but think about the approaching winter. Waste water presents unique challenges at every season of the year, but winter can make the pumper’s job especially difficult. What can you do to be prepared? Here are a couple tools that many pumpers have found helpful during the […]

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