Large Contract Given up

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sunrise, Sep 7, 2000.

  1. sunrise

    sunrise Banned
    Messages: 247

    A large lawn care in n. Va gave up a contract because they wouldnt be plowing the property. The turf contract alone is worth $359,000.00
    Would anyone on this form give this up and why
    All the bid for property is going tobe reopened.
  2. landscaper3

    landscaper3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,354

    Im from Maine and loading all my lawn care equipment as we speak and my 1ton fords have the plows on em HERE I COME. oh yeah where is it im going??
  3. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,261

    Are you going to submit a bid?
  4. landscaper3

    landscaper3 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,354

    That would be 15hour or so drive for me.
  5. sunrise

    sunrise Banned
    Messages: 247

    I sub for this comp at this location and one 6-10 snow I worked a truck and a loader for 2 weeks removing snow 10 hours a day. No snow left on road or berms.
    And yes I am going to bid.
    This is the largest bid for me times 2
  6. Acute Cut

    Acute Cut LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 980

    only 2 times as big? WOW! That is about.......(calculating)...... 450 times bigger than my "BIG" contract. Maybe i should load up my '73 3/4 Ton chevy and pick up a plow on the way. Or maybe, ill just bolt a big 4X10 board to my bumper and call myself a plow man! It could work....... or not.

    I wish you the best of luck on your bid sir.

    Acute Cut
  7. sunrise

    sunrise Banned
    Messages: 247

    this company also under bid 2 other propertys by 60,000.00 and now they stop serving them
    Now this is a very large and known conpany.
  8. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,412

    Probably got spooked from that big storm last winter.
  9. Lanelle

    Lanelle LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,361

    Now I'm really curious to know which of the 'big boys' this is. There seems to be one in every crowd.
  10. sunrise

    sunrise Banned
    Messages: 247

    You know who they are they changed there name the first of the year. They drive white and green trucks.

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