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How to Bid around "National Companies"?

Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by Anettka, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. Anettka

    Anettka Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    I was hired this spring as the office manager and now I need to find Potential Commercial Customers for snow plowing. I keep calling places and they all give me the same response that they "use National Companies" is there a way to go around that so we could place our bid in for snow plowing? Any suggestions?
  2. fireball

    fireball PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 545

    Tell them you are a national company too
  3. chs1993

    chs1993 Senior Member
    Messages: 297

    Why were you hired if you dont have experience! Nice First Post BTW!
  4. buckwheat_la

    buckwheat_la 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,254

    Ask them which nationals they are using, then contact those nationals. Also you can try convince them that you well be easier then dealing with the nationals they are using. If they like you they can ask that you provide the service for them through the national company