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Fuel Surcharges

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by TCI, May 2, 2008.

  1. TCI

    TCI LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Is anyone adding in fuel surcharges to there weekly maintenance visits?
    If so How are you figuring what to charge?
     
  2. Landscaper51

    Landscaper51 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Some fellow landscape buddies an I are trying to come up with a formula
    one friend thought 8% surcharge to the monthly bill
     
  3. Watson's Landscaping

    Watson's Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 268

    my uncles are loggers on the west side of the state and they add on an 18% surcharge to there bill.
    I'm trying not to add the charge on to my weekly clients by the one time jobs I get I've been adding a 10% charge to the total bill and no one has said boo YET.
     
  4. DreamtheGreen

    DreamtheGreen LawnSite Member
    Messages: 145

    I add 3% to total bil and have it stated if fuel goes over $4.25 it's 6% and over $5 its 10%. Plus if I have to double cut or triple cut a yard its another 30% more. Now double cuts if I have to do more then 1/2 of the yard.
     
  5. mngrassguy

    mngrassguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,167

    Fedex is up to 25% now.
     

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