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Really nice guy, but time to cut ties

Discussion in 'Hardscaping' started by DVS Hardscaper, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. DVS Hardscaper

    DVS Hardscaper LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,417

    Its a shame. Got a nice guy that we get screened top soil from. But he is always late. My guys just sitting waiting for over an hr.

    Time to find a new top soil supplier. I try to be loyal, but enough is enough.

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  2. GreenI.A.

    GreenI.A. LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,132

    I try my best to be loyal to my suppliers, when service is good and pricing is comparable to others I will stick with them. But when they cost me money by having guys sitting around, or even worse make the company look bad because guys are sitting around waiting, then my loyalty goes out the door.
  3. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,742

    In the end "Business is Business" I try to stay loyal. But I always say its not personal.
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  4. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,635

    I'd get rid of "my guy" first, who the heck waits for an hour for something, isn't there anyone else you can get your soil from. We always have 3 or 4 different suppliers for materials.
  5. slowleak1

    slowleak1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 532

    This is one of the dumbest things I have ever heard :laugh:
  6. Duekster

    Duekster LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Posts: 7,961

    There for a min, I thought it read time to cut tires. :D
  7. zedosix

    zedosix LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,635

    I took it that his man went to get soil and the guy wasn't there, if he was on the job waiting then thats another story. But one hour really isn't bad there is always something to do instead of waiting.
  8. slowleak1

    slowleak1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 532

    Thats always fun too
  9. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,770

    Was it a big load you couldnt pick up?
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  10. slowleak1

    slowleak1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 532

    I took it as they were sitting on a job waiting for a dump truck. I guess it's all in how you percieve it

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