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Suppliers Weigh In on Inflation and Supply Issues for 2023 

As you prepare for 2023’s busy season, some big questions are what inflation will look like this year and if the supply chain has finally worked out its kinks. Currently, it’s looking like a mixed bag. While material costs will still have inflationary pricing, suppliers aren’t expecting them to be as drastic as some of […]

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Business Smarts: Four Tips for Handling Price Increases

It is a simple fact that it costs significantly more to run your business than it did a few years ago. From fuel and material prices to increased labor rates, you won’t have a profit margin to speak of if you don’t adjust accordingly. Despite this necessity, you might be reluctant to raise prices and […]

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Managing Client Expectations Through Supply Chain, Inflation and Labor Issues 

This information came from a session during the 2022 ELEVATE conference and expo. Don’t miss the 2023 ELEVATE in Dallas on Sept. 10-13. While the demand for landscape services has remained high, client expectations are also incredibly high. This can be a problem as there are a number of challenges landscape professionals face on a daily basis, […]

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Report: The 2022 Plant Shortage

GoMaterials, a landscaper material procurement marketplace, recently released a report on the severity of plant shortages across the country, as well as the price increases of plant material in demand. Factors driving the plant shortage in 2022 include plastic containers being in short supply, fertilizer costs being up by 100 percent and wholesale nurseries being […]

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