What would you do?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mikeslawn, Mar 8, 2000.

  1. Stonehenge

    Stonehenge LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 1,276

    I'm not in your business so I'm not familiar with your costs, but I would think that someone bidding with slim margins would get killed with a doubling of fuel costs. If this is true, and you have the choice of upping the price or folding your tent, I'd say up the ante. You have to eat.
  2. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
    Messages: 8,485

    Thats true Zimm. But they say that even if they do increase their production our price won't fall until late in the year.<br>Charles&lt;~~ home for lunch and what do I do? get on the puter. Is their an anti puter addiction pill?
  3. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,411

    if your mower uses a gallon an hour thats an extra $.75 per half acre lawn increase, maybe an extra buck for the truck to get to the job, if someone cant suck up an extra buck and a half well they were going out of business when the mower finally gives up the ghost anyhow.<p>Bill
  4. cjcland

    cjcland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 278

    just take it 1 day at a time charles, lol<p>----------<br>CJC Landscape Management<br>Winter Haven, Florida

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