How far are you booked?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Clapper&Company, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Ohio
    Posts: 1,291

    How far are you book ahead?

    Were Booked till about Aug
     
  2. supercuts

    supercuts LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,785

    my customes would never wait till aug for work to be done. we are always 1-2weeks out. any longer, we lose the work to someone who can come immediately
     
  3. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Ohio
    Posts: 1,291

    Well there all Larger Hardscape Installs, thats why.

    Small stuff were 2-3 weeks out
     
  4. cod8825

    cod8825 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 501

    Usually about two to three weeks. We do mostly mowing and fert and are landscaping jobs we do on Thursdays and Fridays. This includes trimmings prunnings and the such.
     
  5. supercuts

    supercuts LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,785

    gotcha, we dont do hardscapes
     
  6. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Posts: 5,407

    One month out on the landscape crew... the longer you are in the business the easy it is to book out.
     
  7. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Ohio
    Posts: 1,291

    Sorry I should of been Clearer
     
  8. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company LawnSite Bronze Member
    from NE Ohio
    Posts: 1,291

    That is so True, This year we stop using the new paper and only did the Yellow pages and we have been swamp
     
  9. Chilehead

    Chilehead LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Stockbridge, GA
    Posts: 1,916

    November, and if I close on a potential $15K project that looks good right now, December.
     
  10. Tim03

    Tim03 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 164

    Its good to see some are hanging in there even with the state of the economy (to be fair, some areas are better off than others) and the cost of fuel.
     

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