Managing Snow & Ice, 2nd Edition

By John A. Allin

ISBN 978-1-883751-33-3

Published 2011 | Paperback | 210 pp | illustrated

From highly respected and successful snow removal contractor John A. Allin comes a comprehensive guide to the business of snow and ice removal. From pricing to plowing, Managing Snow & Ice will educate readers on every aspect of owning and operating a snow and ice removal company. Novices will gain a solid understanding of all levels of the industry, while experienced pros will find insights to boost productivity and profitability.

Advances in marketing techniques, technology, equipment and deicing agents are included in this new edition. Chapters include:

  • History of Snow Removal
  • Getting Started
  • Becoming A Business
  • Finding Customers
  • Sales
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Pricing Snow Work Profitably
  • Law, Taxes and Contracts
  • Financial Management
  • Working With Subcontractors
  • Snow & Ice Removal Equipment
  • Plowing Efficiently
  • Sidewalk Snow Removal
  • Working With Deicing Products
  • Managing A Snow Event
  • Snow Management Case Studies
  • The Future of the Snow Management Industry
  • Managing the Weather Risk

Published by Lawn & Landscape Media Group and Snow Magazine.

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