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Picked up another contract

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by grandview, Oct 27, 2008.

  1. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Just got the call today for another lot. It's a bank and I all ready do the cutting and landscaping for a different branch but not the plowing. They said I was the second highest bidder on it but they gave it to me. So now I have a 2 yr contract on this for landscaping and plowing. And 3 yr for landscaping on the other. They also said I'm first on the call list if the other company can't handle the 3rd location. I asked why they are going with me if I'm one of the highest. REPUTATION !
  2. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    Are you sure they didn't get you mixed up with someone else.:D Congrats.:drinkup:
  3. cretebaby

    cretebaby PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,162

    good deal Grandiew
  4. toby4492

    toby4492 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,513

    Congrats.......................I will do my snow dance for you xysport
  5. hydro_37

    hydro_37 PlowSite Veteran
    from iowa
    Messages: 3,790

    Great news GV. All you newbies need to pay attention. REPUTATION is key.
  6. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    Congrats Grandview payup

    MIDTOWNPC PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,556

    Gotta love it. Now maybe you can lend them some of the money you make back to them to solve their problems. LOL Good stuff.
  8. Ipushsnow

    Ipushsnow Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    Obviously they didn't check references on here! Just kidding, nice job Grandview!
  9. bribrius

    bribrius PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,609

    did they have the wrong number maybe???:confused:

  10. nms0219

    nms0219 Senior Member
    Messages: 445

    he needs the work has to pay for that new truck some how:)
  11. LawnProLandscapes

    LawnProLandscapes PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    congrats GV! its awesome to see a company choose a Snow Contractor based on their reputation and by the fact that there a good contractor and not chosen by the price solely... payup
  12. ABES

    ABES PlowSite.com Addict
    from MN
    Messages: 1,322

    Good deal GV.

    You get a new plow on that new Ford of yours yet?
  13. bribrius

    bribrius PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,609


    the bank is who loaned him the money for the truck. They want him to pay for that new truck too!!!:jester:
  14. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Believe it or not but they do hold the note on the truck!
  15. Grampa Plow

    Grampa Plow Senior Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 274

    Congrats GV...Like they say...word of mouth is the best form of advertising!! You'll have them all shortly.
  16. green frog

    green frog Senior Member
    Messages: 246

    Hey Grandview you just got punked. (lol) I called saying I was the bank but they actually gave me that lot. Whats the address again?xysport
  17. erkoehler

    erkoehler PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,279

    Are you only running one truck?
  18. Neige

    Neige Sponsor
    Messages: 2,215

    Way to go GV, it really pays not being the cheapest. Congrats :drinkup:
  19. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    I'm with Paul on that one. Time to bling that truck out GV-good for you .
  20. linycctitan

    linycctitan Senior Member
    Messages: 588

    Funny, I didn't see anything about GV in the $700+billion bail-out plan!!! Geuss that was one of those "under-the-table" deals!!!

    In all seriousness, congrats GV!! It feels good when people actually make the choice based on Reputation instaed of the almighty $$. Keep up the good work & I expect to see your name in next years "top 100"!!