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what are you fert. contractors doing about fuel prices?
my cutting sub. is charging me $2.00/cut starting in september.
the clients that i fertilize are staying at the same price. till 06 B]but[/B] any extras like aeration .....seeding they are going to pay more..and any new clients are getting my new price structure.
09-05-2005, 11:40 PM
This year I am not doing anything, but next year a few services will see an increase in price. Aeraton will go up for sure, I am adding an ornamental program, and standard rounds may see a slight increase depending on fert prices.
Freshcut Lawn Care
09-06-2005, 11:45 AM
We will be adding a fuel surcharge starting this Sept.
Here in Canada, gas prices jumped from .98 a litre to 1.36 a litre in 2 days.
For our American friends, the math looks something like this when converting to US Gallons.
1 US Gallon = 3.8 litres.
98 Cents a litre = $3.74 in Canadian Funds for 1 US Gallon.
Now its 1.36 a litre = $5.17 Canadian Funds for 1 US Gallon.
That's a jump of $1.43 Canadian Funds for a US Gallon in 2 days!!! :angry:
Can you Price gouging!!!
Our dollar is only worth around .83 US at this time!
Most residential customers will be charged roughly an extra $ 2.00/cut!
Hopefully, they will understand, as we shouldn't be expected to take a major hit that we no control over!
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