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Fuel charge

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by gkm, Nov 29, 2004.

  1. gkm

    gkm Senior Member
    Messages: 305

    Hi Guys, just wondering if anyone else is charging an additional fuel charge to total bill? I've seen a proposal for example of 7% fuel charge to all costs payup
     
  2. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    This has been discussed on here a few times recently... If I recall most of us thought it wasn't a great idea. Do a search in the forum and have a read.
     
  3. Tarkus

    Tarkus PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,113

    I do but only if there is a very BIG jump in prices.
     
  4. ZamboniHDB

    ZamboniHDB Senior Member
    Messages: 335

    I don't and I agree with what derekbroerse said.

    Rick
     
  5. crazymike

    crazymike Senior Member
    from Toronto
    Messages: 639

    since gasoline prices have been rather low here lately I don't think people will like that. Even if diesel isn't dropping yet, people don't check diesel prices and wont understand.
     
  6. Tarkus

    Tarkus PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,113

    Well you have to have a "out" should gas suddenly spike to 2.50 or 3.00 dollars a gallon or more should middleast concerns drive prices wildly as I do not build this coverage into bid. Right now it is about 1.76/gal at the moment. I have had one for years but I have yet to have used it but none the less my clients are aware of it.
     
  7. PlowPig

    PlowPig Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    We add a Fuel Surcharge statement in our Terms and conditions which states the prices quoted are based on fuel charges being 1.70 or less and we reserve the right to add a surcharge to protect ourselves :gunsfiring: