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Auto zones

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by straightlinelan, Nov 1, 2013.

  1. straightlinelan

    straightlinelan Member
    Messages: 53

    Has anyone done plowing for auto zones? I have talked and bidded them. They seem interested but the regional says they are not allowed to sign contracts. Only ones authorized are corporate officers. After checking the internet, that is actually true according to their employee code of conduct. So do I pursue or am I just a glutten for punishment looking to get stiffed? Or worse yet, make my lawyer rich? Let me know your experience and/or advice.
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Use to do one. Each plow stopped in and manager grabbed 50 out of the til.
  3. framer1901

    framer1901 Senior Member
    Messages: 805

    I remember them paying as you plowed, PITA in my opinion. When it's like that, contract really doesn't matter, they would only owe you at most one plow.

    For their own liability sake, seems odd but es como es.
  4. Metro Lawn

    Metro Lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,302

    I do 9 of them. Each location pays cash each time we plow it. I love customers like that.
  5. Glenn Lawn Care

    Glenn Lawn Care Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    I used to do 3 of them and they pay cash after each push.
  6. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Best thing about that deal was,if something happened i was never there.
  7. Rat_Power_78

    Rat_Power_78 Senior Member
    Messages: 175

    Used to plow one here. Never an issue getting paid, always thought it was wierd when they would open the register to pay me but its hard to argue with cash.
  8. Dogplow Dodge

    Dogplow Dodge 2000 Club Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 2,535

    You guys are kidding about Autozone's paying in cash, right ????

  9. Antlerart06

    Antlerart06 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,437

    I did one and it was cash

    I love the cash jobs no paper work on them
  10. Fatality

    Fatality Senior Member
    Messages: 222

    We do 2 and yes they pay cash after each plow.
  11. NickT

    NickT Senior Member
    Messages: 707

    I did advance auto and they always paid cash too, but they kept a paper trail and would 1099 me at the end of the year