Originally Posted by Steve
When you get the bid package, I think it's going to explain a lot of this to you.
Let us know what it says when you get it.
Well I picked up the package this morning..... Whew
. What a new world it is to look at this package. Fortunately they have kept it EXTREMELY simple. It's a 3 year contract bid for mowing / trimming of five schools, football field, practice field, softball field, baseball field, soccer field, and the superintendents office and transportation dept.
3 schools can be handled in half a day along with the superintendents office and transp. dept, however, the highschool, middle school , and sports fields
( sports fields to be done twice weekly) will require a chunk of time.
They are requiring a list of equipment ( thats fine)
Seperate bidding prices for each season 2011-12, 2012-13, and 2013-14. (easy enough)
as well as a seperate bidding price for the Community education school.
( Again, easy enough)
I'm nervous as heck, and dont know what to expect. Trying not to get excited, and I'm worried that with my overhead costs I may not be able to compete with some of the bigger companies. Gas is my main concern though as far as overhead, just because of the prices increasing, but then again we ALL pay the same when it comes to as. Its not like they get much of a discount if they go to the gas station as opposed to myself.
Well wish me luck fellas, (and ladies) , and Let me know of ANY insight.