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This company has been around for years and has proven its worth by building great roll off trucks! The Mack Roll off trucks are always a great buy because the quality of design is sheer excellence. They have given the industry a staple to model after with the reliable engine, good transmission, and overall condition built to be a workhouse.


Here at RDK we have Mack Roll off trucks that can handle three times as much work as other ordinary trucks. They are simply built better and stronger. Old Betsy has given us years and years of work and she is still going strong. The premise behind the Mack roll off trucks is their design. They are built strong and reliable. Our customers rave about owning Mack roll off trucks because they have less downtime and more money! It gives them a chance to feel a sense of safety and satisfaction over [...]

Are you looking to make money? Of course you are! Money comes from many different avenues and today we want to tell you why the roll off business is so damn profitable!


Every day construction is happening all around you. We see it as we drive home or on the way to work. We see it when new houses are being build or restaurants and businesses. This construction causes waste that needs be hauled away! This is why you should buy a used roll off truck for sale. They are money making machines. You own the truck and pick up the debris from the construction and BOOM! Money is now in your pocket. Many business owners in this business know the power of the used roll off truck for sale. They capitalize on it by owning a fleet of them and sending their warriors out day by day to bring them back CASH. Construction [...]

The decision to buy a new or used garbage truck can be a difficult one. The way technology is changing and emission standards are pushing everyone to go “Green”, garbage trucks are becoming more complex and expensive! Many people are struggling with this decision and we here at RDK hope this article will help.

NEW Garbage Trucks

They have sensors that monitor just about every part on the truck and this requires extensive knowledge on how to keep them running. This can scare many individual business owners away because their mechanics are not comfortable working on the new garbage trucks. So What do we do? We buy what is familiar. This will keep our customers and mechanics happy! This leads them into looking for used inventory. Now be careful, buying used can be tricky if you do not talk to the right dealer! People in our industry know that reputation is important and buying a quality product from someone who [...]


The industry has several options to choose from so which brand has the best waste trucks for sale?! First, you have the MACK. This truck is strong and reliable. Second, you have Peterbilt. They are a great choice for any person looking for waste trucks for sale. The international comes after Autocar and the list keeps going! After choosing a brand, now you have to choose what type. This can get harry..So how do you know which is your best choice when looking for waste trucks for sale? With so many options it can get a little confusing. It is best to talk trash with the professionals!


Talking to someone who has been in the industry is your best bet. We have over 80+ years of knowledge on which waste trucks for sale will suit you. We are certain that there is no waste truck that is the absolute best for everyone because [...]


The absolute best place to find PREMIUM WASTE TRUCKS is in the south! We have the best weather conditions for supplying customers with waste trucks that are in impeccable condition. Now you ask yourself, why does weather have anything to do with it?? Well let me ask you a question, What does salt do to your car, waste truck, or bike? See now we are getting somewhere.


When it snows a couple feet up north, what happens? The roads get icy and people tend to stay inside drinking hot chocolate and cursing the cold. These icy roads are made safer through the addition of salt. The salt helps lower the temperature for the ice to turn into water and helps inhibit the crystallization of water particles forming into ice by breaking it down. It also provides a bit of traction for your vehicle to combat “fishtailing” or sliding on the road.

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For the longest time we have wondered what makes the MACK garbage truck so damn good?! The amount of work we can put into these trucks is by far much more than the others. The MACK garbage truck is a staple in our industry for a reason. It is the benchmark to what all other garbage trucks look up to. IT CANNOT BE BEATEN.


They have simply built them better! It goes to show that having a good team of engineers and a solid foundation for building garbage trucks on can create a beast of a truck that will keep you and your customers happy! First, It starts with the reliable engine. The trucks can go forever. They can run up to three times as long as other trucks in the same category doing the same work. Next is the transmission. The transmission has a reputation of outperforming other manufacturers in every category. Where an international may [...]

New Technology

Waste trucks are undergoing new and improved makeovers every year. With technology growing, our waste trucks are becoming integrated into robots. Not the robots from “I, Robot” but functioning machines with technological add ons that will eventually tell you and your mechanic every little problem that occurs and how well she is performing. This is a new age for waste trucks so hold on to your hats and your wallets boys because things are about to take off!


Some people are having terrible issues with the new and “improved” trucks that we are seeing hit the streets. With so many add ons, there are now more problems popping up left and right. These issues are now being addressed with mechanics that do not know how to work on them. What do we do?! Get the HELL OUT OF DODGE. Companies are looking for solutions to integrate in [...]


Simply Put, FLORIDA. We have the best weather and we have PREMIUM rolloff trucks for sale! The best weather conditions in the United States allow us to harness God’s gift of beautiful sunshine to keep our rolloff trucks for sale in outstanding condition. If this was a battle between the north and the south, the south will win everytime! The rolloff trucks here see no snow or sleet and because of this they do not have salt from the roads destroying their parts. It is without a doubt that we have PREMIUM rolloff trucks for sale here in Florida.


Now that you know where to find them.. who do you call. RDK of course! We have been in the rolloff industry for over 20 years and know that when it comes to buying the right one, you have to choose the right place. We are located in Tampa, Florida, off of Adamo [...]


MONEY! Refuse Trucks cost as much as house and man do they make money! The reason we get into business is to turn a profit and anyone in our industry knows that refuse trucks have big potential. The United States alone produces around 50% of the world’s trash! In our industry we know business is all about picking up. The more trash, the better!


There are many ways to make money through the purchase of refuse trucks. One simply is by picking up trash from local houses or businesses. These contracts can yield a substantial payout for the business owners down the road. As residential areas expand, new contracts are formed and more refuse trucks are added to your fleet for new customers. Companies like Wal-Mart produce a significant portion of trash per year and landing a contract with these guys will produce enough money for you to vacation [...]


CNG has been all the craze in the last decade! With many manufacturers building more complex refuse trucks to incorporate CNG gas, why would one of the biggest truck manufacturers be switching to something else completely?! If CNG is working so well..


In the turn of the 21st century, the Refuse truck has seen a substantial amount of change. The emission stardards are on the rise and prices are increasing for businesses to go Green! Now why is the refuse truck being converted into new energy sources? To put it simply, the refuse truck has higher emission standards now and is not performing as well as it should be! It is as if the added technology that was build to make it better has actually made the refuse truck more complicated and in turn have more issues.

Now there are even more problems that can occur because the refuse truck has more parts. What do we do? We find a better, [...]

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