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Price-cut, for re visits?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Clapper&Company, Oct 11, 2006.

  1. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    Working on a 18 lot account, and the guy whats to know about a Discount on the price if we have to plow a lot more then one time a day.
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    You could tell him you won't charge him if it dosen't snow.:nod:

    Why not sell him on a seasonal contract. This way you plow when it snows and not have to worry about him saying it didn't need to be plowed.
  3. Plowfast9957

    Plowfast9957 Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    If he insists on it just charge more for the first visit and make it look like he's getting a discount. In the end you will be the one making out, on the single push storms anyway.
  4. kipcom

    kipcom Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 455

    Hourly....Hourly.....Hourly Thats the fairest way for you and them.
  5. gardenkeeper88

    gardenkeeper88 Senior Member
    Messages: 115

    Does your cost change?
    Same answer.
  6. PowerWagon

    PowerWagon Senior Member
    Messages: 188

    do we get a Discount in GAS? REPAIR? PARTS? TIRES? DOWN TIME?
  7. 4x4Farmer

    4x4Farmer Senior Member
    Messages: 938

    we don't give no discounts if we have to come back. Its not our fault that it kept snowing and we had to come back. Its either we can keep coming through if its a heavy snow so people arnt getting stuck, or just let it build up and we do once at the end. Whatever the the customer wants, casue you know the customer is always right! Except when it comes to discounts! This isn't K-Mart, this is Plowing!
  8. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    You guys all feel the same way I feel about this. They have 18 accounts for us to pick up, but i'm not going to take a lost to say" Look at me i'm plowing 18 new accounts"

    I was thinking about telling them were plow his house drive for free, if we sign all 18... Any ideas on this???
  9. NoFearDeere

    NoFearDeere PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,709

    I give discounts on residential drives only. It's only 2-3 bucks but makes people happier then hell....
  10. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,101

    well said !!! :blush2:
  11. premier homes

    premier homes Member
    Messages: 68

    There aint nothin wrong with Kmart...They have parking lots too..$$$$
  12. Clapper&Company

    Clapper&Company PlowSite Veteran
    from NE OHIO
    Messages: 4,413

    Wall mart has bigger lots