How to choose a liquid vacuum truck

Capacity, accessibility and efficiency

At Vorstrom, we focus on enabling our clients to efficiently meet their waste management needs, by providing vacuum trucks that are truly fit for their purpose. 

To show you the process of choosing a vacuum truck for your business, we’re going to give an example from a recent client.

1

What will the truck be doing?

At Vorstrom, we focus on enabling our clients to efficiently meet their waste management needs, by providing vacuum trucks that are truly fit for their purpose. 

To show you the process of choosing a vacuum truck for your business, we’re going to give an example from a recent client.

For this client, their prospective truck would:

This meant that a liquid vacuum truck was the ideal solution.

2

How far will you transport the waste?

Our next conversation would involve the distance between the waste collection site and the disposal site, as well as the volume of waste needing collection. Part of this includes verifying what the client’s site access is like, i.e. how difficult it is to collect the waste. 

Multiple round trips to and from the disposal location are the biggest contributors to inefficiency. Any non-productive time transporting waste costs money. It’s important to minimise the number of trips required as much as possible.

For this client, we determined that their work was:

3

Which liquid waste truck meets your requirements?

If you had similar circumstances to this client, we would recommend two units as a starting point.

Both are highly capable liquid waste units, but depending on the application, one will be more suitable than the other.

4

Choosing a liquid waste truck

Comparing these key features to the client’s needs led us to determine that the right liquid vacuum truck for them was the R350-8000. The lower costs, ease of use and faster travel speed outweighed the efficiency of the larger truck. All long distance collections would also fit within the smaller 8000L capacity in single trips.

If you need help choosing the right liquid waste truck for your business, reach out to the team at Vorstrom. We’ll work with you to find the waste management solution that meets your needs.

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