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Old 07-02-2014, 06:13 PM
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There is a few larger companies in my area that have been around for 10 years plus. Every year I see a new guy around but they never last more than year.
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Old 07-02-2014, 10:22 PM
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lots of competition.
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Old 07-02-2014, 11:34 PM
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Lots of competition around here, but no shortage of work. My area is being built out at a staggering pace with new plans of single family homes that start in the 250's. Most are over 500. I see at least 7 companies with lettered trucks, and dozens un lettered with mowers on trailers or in beds still have no problems getting GOOD clients with plenty of upsells. Im never more than 15 minutes away from home and most clients properties would look great on websites or post cards.
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Old 07-03-2014, 10:03 AM
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More lawn trailers on the road than regular vehicles... Well... Maybe not...but at every stop light at least one other outfit... Its fierce here.
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Old 07-03-2014, 11:21 AM
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Its pretty decent here in SE Michigan. More open trailers than anything with 60% being the smaller guys (2 trucks and under). The smaller guy can do alright here, how I started out. The more north you get (novi, bloomfield) to the richer side of town the cleaner and bigger the operations are.
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Old 07-03-2014, 01:36 PM
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Seems like everyone around here disappeared in the last month
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Old 07-03-2014, 01:43 PM
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same here and I have picked up several more customers.
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Old 07-03-2014, 07:13 PM
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county wide 4500. 2 other legit companies. bunch of other guys with mowers. no lack of work here though.
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Old 07-03-2014, 07:25 PM
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Seen around 7 new ones today never seen before 2 resi units, 1 new kubota commercial, 2 deeres, dixie chopper, and a new rider it's crazy here and to be so small.
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Old 07-03-2014, 07:27 PM
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Looks like no one has disappeared in Upstate SC. I see big outfits and small ones everywhere I go
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