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When is fleet pricing and how much off is it?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by PabsMaster, Jun 26, 2013.

  1. PabsMaster

    PabsMaster LawnSite Member
    Posts: 119

    Heard about this couple days ago, does it happen every year. Is it only a specific brand?

  2. vaacutabove

    vaacutabove LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,006

    matters on the equipment scag i think is two mowers exmark is 3 stihl is 10. pricing matters on the equipment.
  3. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 37,805

    Maybe you should call your dealer??
  4. jhawk60

    jhawk60 LawnSite Member
    from VA
    Posts: 241

    Sometimes they run fleet pricing special where you only need to buy one to get the fleet price, Gravely had it on the 29th of last month.
  5. orangemower

    orangemower LawnSite Silver Member
    from pa
    Posts: 2,773

    Why would he do that? He can simply ask someone he doesn't know from a totally different region and he's set! Or maybe the dealer was closed and he figured he could get all the pricing info, right here, over night!
  6. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 37,805

    Maybe a better way to handle it would be to provide the dealer's phone number so we could call for him. It would take a little more effort on his part to get the number and post it, but the reward would be better because we could provide a legitimate answer.
  7. Kelly's Landscaping

    Kelly's Landscaping LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,351

    Which brand are you interested to know about that is question number one. Fleet rate isn't a time of year its a discount given when your purchase is large enough to warrant it. Iv never gotten it on mowers I'm always shy it seems. Shindaiwa set there quantities too high for us too. I have twice gotten fleet rate on stihl purchases. First time I save so much I basically was given a MS441 with a 25 inch bar free that's an 800 dollar chain saw if you didn't know that.

    As for calling the dealer I will say this some dealers are up on this sort of info and others are not. Personally I like to know what the hell I am talking about before it broach the subject. My dealer is great but he doesn't keep up with promotions he's 70 years old and his area of expertise is mechanical. That said if you can point him in the right direction he is more than happy to help you out with getting a promotion rate of fleet rate.
  8. kawakx125

    kawakx125 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,128

    wright runs a discount program throughout the year, fall is the biggest discount i believe. i believe they do have fleet pricing as well
  9. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Posts: 4,137

    Exmark is 2. SCAG I believe has a point system. Even the catchers have points. I think you need to have 12 points
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  10. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,977

    Indeed. I've lucked out and bought stuff when there was some kind of promotion going on, but it wasn't because the dealer informed me of it. Seems they are unaware a lot of time as well.

    I wish I had known Gravely had that deal last month.

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