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A Message from Central Parts Warehouse

Discussion in 'Questions, Rules, Suggestions' started by Michael J. Donovan, Jul 11, 2008.

  1. Michael J. Donovan

    Michael J. Donovan Head Moderator, Online Communities Staff Member
    Messages: 1,269

    As we enter the 2008/09 Snowplow Season we are once again faced with extremely volatile steel prices. Several of our Vendors have announced they can only honor Quotes for a 24 hour time frame! Others have delayed their new 08/09 Season price lists in order to reprint with new pricing. One of our vendors has given up and decided to ADD “Surcharges” to all orders effective immediately at 4.9% and that is subject to change daily.

    One of our new products (Scoop Dogg Snow Pushers) has been hit the hardest. We have already brought in a large quantity on a Pre-Season order which are already priced 20% higher than last year. We have just been informed all orders placed now will be another 15% higher with another increase anticipated sometime in September. This means a 12’ Loader ordered from our pre-season stock runs $4249.33 but once we run out of those they will run approximately $4886.73 and could run $5850.0 or higher after September 1st, 2008. Given the state of the industry, we would encourage anyone looking for new equipment regardless of Brand to make your purchases early this year.

    Bill Nero
    Central Parts Warehouse
  2. Quality SR

    Quality SR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,829

    Wow that stinks, what is this country coming to?
  3. 06HD BOSS

    06HD BOSS 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,611

    yikes. i hate hearing stuff like that. maybe i should pick up a few things and sell them later