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How many visits this winter?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by bodaggin, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. bodaggin

    bodaggin Banned
    from Canada
    Messages: 29

    Obviously some customers may be on a different trigger amount, but how times did you visit your regular customers?

    Here in Winnipeg I was out 29 times to each customer. That's pretty high for us as the usual is closer to 20-25.
  2. Herm Witte

    Herm Witte Senior Member
    Messages: 546

    Thirty five or so trips in SW Grand Rapids, add a few trips in areas west of that and those do not include clearing approaches. Twenty - twenty five also our average in West Michigan.
  3. northernsweeper

    northernsweeper Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    Only once here, but it lasted 6 months.:drinkup:
  4. mud

    mud Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    I'll tell you when its done snowing. Six to ten inches forecasted for tomorrow.
  5. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

  6. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,885

    in nj we've plowed some accounts per push 24-30 times this season and had 14 different storms... yeah if it wasnt for so many quick 6-12 inchers, we should have had more pushes if we were MORE prepared for that kind of work...

    salted some locations upwards of 70-80+ times! damn double of 2009-2010 even and 3x normal.
  7. CAT 245ME

    CAT 245ME PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,030

    I had 21 snow events, my trigger is 2".

    A normal winter I would see 12 to 14 snow events.

    It looks like it's over with here, but if it isn't then I won't turn it away.payup
  8. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,468

    :D That was gonna be my answer when i saw the title of this thread.

    39 times for just plowing. Many of them were 1-2" variety this season.

    30 times for salting.
  9. TCLA

    TCLA 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,696


    How do you end up salting fewer times than you pushed?

    We salt lots 2-3 times the number of pushes, plus servicing sidewalks even more than lots.
  10. Defcon 5

    Defcon 5 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,512

    Maybe some of them were no Salt accounts.....Or, maybe he was just leaving money on the table...Who knows..I had a couple of Beers....:nod:......:drinkup:
  11. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,468

    Oh we're getting technical?? I only have 1 account.

    When I plow I always salt after. The salt number is salt only.

    Trust me when I say there is no money being left on the table.

    Not quite zero tolerance but as close as you can get.
  12. leigh

    leigh PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,968

    We pushed about 14 times. You guys pushing 25+ times must be flush with cashpayup Normal for my area is about 8-10. This year was good enough for me to not work till next winter if I was lazy! If I pushed 30-35 times I would be I'd be a millionaire in a few years with the pricing we get here in swct. Hope you guys aren't to burned out to enjoy the spoils!
  13. TCLA

    TCLA 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,696

    Only one? I thought you were a big shot with a hundred or so sites. Shows how much I know. :waving:
  14. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,468

    No, that's you :)
  15. TCLA

    TCLA 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,696

    No wonder you don't sound crazy.

    Except when you start talking hockey....:rolleyes:
  16. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,032

    Jim, you should really know that "Just plowing" includes salting afterwards. :D
  17. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,468

    The important thing is...I know what I mean.
  18. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,468

    Also, you didn't answer the OP's question...how many visits??
  19. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,433

    Did you want to know Dave's "just plowing" or "just salting" visits?
  20. WIPensFan

    WIPensFan PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,468

    Both, and thank you for your concern Mark.