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do you subcontract

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by steelcity, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. steelcity

    steelcity LawnSite Member
    from Ontario
    Messages: 45

    i am currently in a subcontract setup with a larger landscape co. in my area. so far it has worked out great and this yr i expanded to run 2 crews. i am now looking to go further under this setup but wonder about what other experiences people have had in this setup. i am thinking about the structure you had with the contractor and what your role as the sub became in your business as you grew larger. also did they reduce the agreed %age you pd them yearly or monthly as you took on more business. thanks for all your input
  2. mngrassguy

    mngrassguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,167

    I give a 25% discount to those I sub from and I get 25% from those I sub to.

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