Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 01-12-2005, 09:42 AM
Soupy's Avatar
Soupy Soupy is offline
LawnSite Gold Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: IL. (St Louis Metro)
Posts: 3,114
Quote:
Originally Posted by MImowerkid
I am preparing mulch prices for the next year and I see that I can get mulch for 26 to 40 dollers a yard here in lower MI at A place calles Angelo's for you guys in the area . I can deliver up to 3 yards at a time with my friends's dump . I think that my pricing will reflect like this :

mulch price per yard +$30labor = amount per yard installed
plus $35 and up delivery
examples
Cypress mulch= $70 yard installed plus delivery
Cedar mulch = $61 yard installed
does my prices sound right for 2 men working putting down 2 yards an hour paying 10 bucks per hour to the other man ? I'll be making 50 an hour with little expence other than gas which will be coverd under the 35 doller delivery fee
THANKS GUYS IN ADVANCE!
The price is a little high, but not far off. I'm just a little concerned about your last statement (highlighted in red). I don't think you know your true operating cost? That $10/hr employee should be close to $13 (counting tax and wc) and what about your fixed expense etc.? You are doing what a lot of guys do and only see the dollar sign.

You might check into what their delivery fee's are at your supplier. The mulch yards can deliver 7 or so yards at $15 a trip here.
__________________


I use Gopher Billing & Scheduling Software
Download your FREE fully functional 30-day
trial here.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 01-23-2005, 09:05 AM
YardPro's Avatar
YardPro YardPro is offline
LawnSite Gold Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: coastal NC
Posts: 3,567
$50-$60/yard here.
costs are $22./yd for 2X shred hardwood.
$25 one time delivery fee no matter how much you buy.

that means it's still $25.00 if he has to make 4 trips to deliver 70 yards.
__________________
dingo tx425 and lots of attachments.
8 Vehicles
5 trailers
bobcat T200
way too much other crap
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:31 PM.

Page generated in 0.06962 seconds with 9 queries