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Salt per Ton/Hourly Rates

Discussion in 'Business Fundamentals' started by rnblase, Nov 28, 2003.

  1. rnblase

    rnblase Senior Member
    Messages: 123

    Can any one tell me How much to charge for Bulk Salt per Ton?

    For larg Commercial lots

    Also what you would recomend for the Hourly rate of pickup trucks and Bobcats

    Thank You
  2. imasnowpro

    imasnowpro Member
    Messages: 43

    Charge as much as they will pay you.
  3. CPSS

    CPSS Senior Member
    Messages: 334

    Good answer Mike.... We are currently paying around $50 per ton of salt, we treat it with MAGIC liquid for an additional $25, so our cost is $75 per ton. Most of our commercial lots are charged around $200 per ton applied. Remember you have unseen costs such as equipment payments or depreciation, business overhead, and payroll that must all be covered. Don't fall into the trap that you're making a profit of $125 per ton, because you're really not.