Here are the reader poll results from the question posted throughout June on the Grounds Maintenance Web site www.grounds-mag.com.
In your estimation, what is the net profit margin (accounting for ALL expenses, including administrative and overhead costs) you earn on a typical job?
|More than 30%||15%|
Look for this new reader poll question at www.grounds-mag.com.
Given the economic sluggishness, what's the No. 1 step you've taken to reduce expenses?
A. Delay/eliminate equipment purchases
B. Reduce on-hand stocks of chemicals/fertilizer
C. Cut back on pay raises/benefits
D. Cut back number of employees
F. None — Have not needed to reduce expenses
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