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Old 02-20-2009, 06:57 PM
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First hit from the economy

After 12 yrs. of service to a fast food resraurant, I got a LETTER saying they were going with someone else because they were cheaper. Last year i had the area manager give me an excellent report for the year. The manager told me headquarters went over his head and made this decision. THis was a total of 6 restaurants.
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Old 02-20-2009, 07:05 PM
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tht sucks!!!!
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Old 02-20-2009, 07:24 PM
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I feel your pain....

I just got dumped by Sierra Homes, Been doing the model for 3 yrs.

because of home sale slump. they got some Cheep lowballers.

I have a feeling I'll be back because she " one of the employees" " not going to say a name" told me they were doing it for 75.00
we were at 175.00 Per week

Man that was 700.00 per month. NOT a TON...BUT OUCH...

Best of luck
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Old 02-20-2009, 07:30 PM
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After 12 yrs. of service to a fast food resraurant, I got a LETTER saying they were going with someone else because they were cheaper. Last year i had the area manager give me an excellent report for the year. The manager told me headquarters went over his head and made this decision. THis was a total of 6 restaurants.
Sorry to hear that

These are hard economic times for all, for some a good excuse to switch service on price point alone. Surly you did not expect the local Manager to risk his own job for you While he might have questioned upper management's choice, he needs his job too. Saving cash is king in the current economy.

I can only hope our loyal long term commercial customers give us the opportunity to place counter bids if their considering to lower their Lawn & landscape maintenance expense.

We can say lawn maintenance is becoming recession proof ONLY if your able to keep your cost lower than your competition.
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