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Discussion in 'Bidding & Estimating' started by Wayne Volz, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. Wayne Volz

    Wayne Volz Senior Member
    Messages: 694

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  2. MahonLawnCare

    MahonLawnCare Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 852

    is there a method to eliminate lowballing morons who don't know their own costs?
  3. ponyboy

    ponyboy PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,104

    He should be selling a cd to proprety Mgmt companies and building owners explaining cheapest is not the way to go
  4. Wayne Volz

    Wayne Volz Senior Member
    Messages: 694


    Unfortunately, there is no answer to that. In my 31 years of experience in the business pricing has always been the question. Too many methods to bid a job other than the right way, and that is to know your cost per hour of operation for your company.

    I think we could all agree that equipment manufacturers know what it cost to build their equipment and sell it accordingly. Why is there success any more important than any of us? It isn't. You said it well..... "Know your cost, bid the job, MAKE A PROFIT!

    I could care a less what my competitor is charging in my market. I know what I have to make and price the work accordingly.

    Good luck to all this year.