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Lesco (JDL) pricing, keeping them honest

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by lawncuttinfoo, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. lawncuttinfoo

    lawncuttinfoo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,010

    How much is everyone paying for 30-0-6?
    I am now being charged $26 per bag pricing, this seems like it has increased faster than the usual "increase in prices"
     
  2. CHARLES CUE

    CHARLES CUE LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,415

    I jut got a price on 30-0-06 50% pcsc at 19.50 a bag and it was not threw JDLS

    Are you just buying 1 bag at a time mine was a per pallet price


    Charles Cue
     
  3. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 15,778

    That's too much...should be under $20.00
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  4. v6rs97

    v6rs97 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 234

    Teammates seed that cost me 64 a bag last year cost 83.50 last week
     
  5. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,969

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    If you understand Business Models then you will understand JDL/Lesco Pricing. JDL/Lesco has a Retail Store in just about every town. They are not unlike 7-11 with a store on every corner. They even sell single bags of fertilizer to home owners.

    Helena and Crop Production Services (or What ever they call themselves now) might have 3 to 5 warehouses in the whole state of Florida. They deliver once a week to each area in their region. When they deliver to me, they are also delivering to 2 golf course and a Driving range with in a few blocks of me. They are also making these deliveries with an 18 wheeler and pallets of product.

    I am not a big customer of JDL/Lesco. But I appreciate they have a store in my area. They are my 7-11 when I can't wait for a Sam's Club delivery.

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  6. macgyver_GA

    macgyver_GA LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 826

    Great analogy Thumbs Up
     

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