Once a revenue stream is established, its hard to make it go away. But you can always negotiate and see what your vendor will do.
We have several venues here on our island that use Sysco.
Because a car ferry is necessary to reach us, Sysco thinks they can tack on a surcharge for each account they have here.
The total gives them a pretty hefty bit of change.
The charge for a semi-trailer to cross is $35.00 R/T. Sysco collect several times that amount. In summer the truck comes twice a week.
Well for years gas was $4+ a gallon which not only raised prices but tacked on fuel cost fees. Now fuel has dropped (why, has peace broken out in the middle east? Don't think so) so why are the fuel fees still being charged? Why haven't prices returned to their original prices? No one asking why
Exactly the opposite......
The major oil producing countries dumped billions of barrels onto the market.
In order to decrease the income being used by the unfriendlies to purchase things that go boom.
I'm on an island in Lake Huron off the eastern upper peninsula of Michigan...(No not Mackinac)