Does anyone have a bulk delivery division?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by leaflandscape, Feb 28, 2007.

  1. leaflandscape

    leaflandscape LawnSite Member
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    We've been offered a chance to take care of all the deliveries for a local landscape supplier, and I wondered if anyone has much experience regarding billing, payment, and any other details that might be good to know. Thanks.
     
  2. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,544

    Just keep in mind they want to hire somebody because its cheaper than having their own truck. I don't know what you are delivering or what size of truck you are using. It could be by the hour or by the delivery most dump trucks and me I go by the hour with a minimum 1 hour and stand by time.

    How many kilometers do you have to go and what is the traffic like are you stuck in bumper to bumper rush hour traffic ?

    Running a tandem axle dump is borderline profit now with the cost of fuel and expenses.
     

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