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how do you obtain a commercial plow contract?

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by cntryboymc, Sep 1, 2004.

  1. cntryboymc

    cntryboymc Member
    Messages: 53

    i was just curious about the ins and outs of commercial plowing.ive recently heard some nightmare stories about it.any special wording in a bid? what do you charge for salting/ shoveling?
  2. sonjaab

    sonjaab PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,425

    Hey Auburn NY ! Where the heck ya been?
    Geo. at Hannibal here ! Bought a new truck at Auburn Chevy recently !

    For finding out who is looking for bids on plowing.........
    Check the local newspapers in the legal notices.
    Thats where I see the post office, fire dept.,vfws, etc..... asking for bids on plowing their lots and such.

    Also post here in the networking forum...... Call a company called On-Site in Baldwinsville NY..... They hired a few guys I know from Liverpool for subs last year.

    Drop me a e-mail at sonjaab@ aol.com for other tips !

    BTW: Don't forget the snowplow BBQ in Poughkeepsie Oct 30th this year !
    :drinkup: ...........geo
  3. cntryboymc

    cntryboymc Member
    Messages: 53

    any other tips?