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Subbing for multiple contractors

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by A&MSnow, Nov 30, 2011.

  1. A&MSnow

    A&MSnow Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I am a one man band with one truck and a day job. I have a couple of snow guys wanting me to sub for them. Has anyone had any experience with doing this , guess my question is does it work and how to you setup what days and times your availible to who.....
     
  2. Plow man Foster

    Plow man Foster PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,153

    Find one guy/ company who will Give you the most hours and the most money. Go with him first. THEN after you're done with his stuff call the others up and see if they need help.
     
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Does your work schedule change ? if it don't just tell one contractor these are the hour you can work.Then do what Plow man said.
     
  4. A&MSnow

    A&MSnow Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    work schedule is the same everyday 6am to 3:30pm I was thinking of a set schedule for each like mon-thurs for one and fri - sun for other but im thinkin that might get sticky or just say screw it and go with the one that has more work, the real inner conflict is both of them are real good customers of mine with the repair side of things and they both hate one another but have never actually met face to face. kinda screwy i know, sounds like highschool drama dont it
     
  5. Spucel

    Spucel Senior Member
    Messages: 413

    I tried working for 2 guys driving their truck at once. It was the biggest disaster.... My recommendation, stick to one guy and let him utilize you as much as possible. It sucks when they are both in a pinch and you 2 phone calls at once.
     
  6. NickT

    NickT Senior Member
    Messages: 707

    Sounds like your in the middle of a bidding war, go with 1 guy. Whoever pays you the most and has the better lots to scrape. Don't get caught up with their drama.
     
  7. swtiih

    swtiih PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,179

    Go with one and tell the other your their for a backup after you get your stuff done.
     
  8. A&MSnow

    A&MSnow Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Copy that guys, thats what Im gonna do. I dont want or need to get involved with their frick and frack drama