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Old 07-30-2013, 09:39 AM
g&MWorkslandscape g&MWorkslandscape is offline
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When to buy another truck?

I live in NY Area. I have about 150 complete landscaping houses. How do I start another truck? Do I spilt the route?
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:03 PM
205mx 205mx is offline
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Maybe run one yourself until you get about 25 for that truck? Then add a guy with you until you get to about 50. Then turn him loose alone, then go from there?
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Old 07-31-2013, 07:51 PM
32vld 32vld is offline
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Not enough info.

Size of your current crew and mowers used to do 150 houses in one week?

How many days hours does the route take?
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Old 07-31-2013, 07:55 PM
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How many trucks are you currently running?
How many crews?
Number of guys on each crew?
How many complete sets of equipment do you have to set up another truck?
Lots of variables here.
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