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How Many Trucks to Hire and Run?

Discussion in 'Business Fundamentals' started by rnblase, Dec 1, 2004.

  1. rnblase

    rnblase Senior Member
    Messages: 123

    Does anyone have a good rule of thumb formula or method of determining how many trucks to hire and run, to maintain a 24 hr operation?

    For instance my accounts need about 4 to 5 trucks out at night to get them done in a timely manor, but in the day I can get by with 2 to 3.
    My problem is if the storm last for two or three days we can not maintain this level of service for that amount of time.

    Thank You
  2. Mdirrigation

    Mdirrigation Senior Member
    Messages: 413

    Its not the amount of trucks on a long storm , but the amount of drivers .
  3. J HIsch

    J HIsch Member
    Messages: 66

    I was thinking the same thing as Mdirrigation, you need to find more drivers and run two shifts.