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Gas bill?

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by steve in Pa., Jan 19, 2004.

  1. steve in Pa.

    steve in Pa. LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 294

    what is your fuel bill run for a year? We are a small comp. 11 employees and 5 trucks. Last year our fuel bill was over $16,000.00's does this seem high? Mow 5 days a week not every truck get used every day. Just trying to see if this is high or not? Its all gasoline (low grade).
  2. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    I have one truck, and 2-3 employees depending on time of year. I spent just over $6,000 last year on fuel, so it sounds ok to me.
  3. Soupy

    Soupy LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,125

    Wow you guys must have spread out routes or cover a very large area. I put less then 5,000 miles a year on one truck. My routes are very tight. My workers complain about not enough time to pick their noses between stops :)
  4. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,143

    I drive over 20,000 miles a year. Not sure about the gas charges off hand.
  5. Avery

    Avery LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,389

    We are almost the exact size as you. That sounds right to me. Very close to what we spent on fuel.
  6. Ryan Lightning

    Ryan Lightning LawnSite Senior Member
    from CA
    Messages: 554

    $3800 on gas last year. With one truck
  7. Equipguy

    Equipguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    Just a shade under 6K last year with 2 trucks.

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