The mention of a collection truck may conjure up certain images ꟷ usually those of large, rumbling industrial workhorses. But there are other things about a collection truck you may not realize. First, kids love them Second, each of the more than 18,000 collection vehicles Waste Management operates every day in service of its customers houses high-tech surprises that have made Waste Management an industry leader in truck technology. Read on and discover more. Waste Management trucks make a lot of stops on any given day – sometimes several hundred. Have you ever wondered how drivers know where to go and what to do next? The answer is the onboard computers in every truck. These devices – typically tablets – assist drivers in carrying out their duties with a high rate of accuracy…
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