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TAG: labor costs

Why you shouldn’t be scared to raise your prices

September 19, 2022By
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At Equip Exposition, attendees can learn the do’s and don’ts of raising prices from experts so customers aren’t scared away. read more

Pros share tips to maximize value in the face of labor and cost challenges

July 20, 2022By
Frank Maxey, fleet manager for Earthworks, says this Exmark 144-inch mower speeds up mowing times on a big commercial property from a day and a half to half a day. (Photo: Danny Hurley)

Not new kids on the block, these pros share how inputs and equipment save their operations time and maximize their current labor pool. read more

How to talk the talk (of PGRs) with your clients

November 3, 2021By
Some lawn care operators use PGRs to mow less, which, in turn, helps save on labor. (Photo: photovs/iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images)

Lawn care operators say plant growth regulators allow weeks between mowing and pruning trips, which can help cut labor costs. read more

Learn the labor-saving benefits of robotic mowing with Scythe Robotics

September 15, 2021By
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Scythe Robotics COO, Isaac Roberts joins Seth Jones to explain the environmental and labor-saving benefits of incorporating robotic mowers at your business. read more

Go direct

October 1, 2010By

Soon after the recession hit, I received a flood of questions about how to survive the recession. My advice was: Since you can’t control the revenue, work on becoming more competitive by implementing better systems and business processes. Some owners took my advice and some didn’t. Now, as things are stabilizing a bit, guess who’s winning the battle for new... read more