First year's business mileage

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What will be the most likely business mileage in such circumstances?

  1. under 1,000

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  2. 1,000-1,999

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  3. 2,000-2,999

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  4. 3,000-4,999

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  5. 5,000-9,999

    40.0%
  6. 10,000-14,999

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  7. above 15,000

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  1. DannyB

    DannyB Active Member
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    Hi folks

    I am a startup tradder from Gloucester and have no customers yet. I will be working in a quite densely populated, mostly urban, but partly also rural area around Gloucester, and possibly even Cheltenham and Stroud. I will be mostly canvassing, targeting mainly a residential market and working circa 40 hours per week. I have no clue about the mileage I may reach with my van in the first year of business. Has anyone got some idea about what is likely or realistic?
     
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  2. boarcity

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    i clocked up 20 k my first year ,doubling back was the reason for it. once i got my round properly organized which took 5 yrs im now down to 15k a year [ this is covering 4 towns]
     
  3. Eclipse

    Eclipse Well-Known Member
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    My round is quite compact and I still cover over 13K a year, it costs me £100 every 4-5 weeks to fill my primastar up.
     
  4. boarcity

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    thats very good , 100 quid a month , i spend 60 a week
     
  5. cheapncheerful

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    and cheapie thinks three miles to work is long enough so think I had better opt out of this discussion..

    actually may go a full six miles on monday:rofl:
     
  6. I'm rural and do about 1000 a month. Thinking about getting some work in Cheltenham also. There's money there.....
     
  7. DannyB

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    Who knows, sooner or later we might meet each other over there.
     
  8. Eclipse

    Eclipse Well-Known Member
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    Not too bad, mine does 36mpg with all my gear in, 200-250 miles a week .
     
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