The Master Database contains all the items of
materials together with their associated install rates in hours or fractions of
an hour. This database can be tailored to suit your particular trade or
You can sectionalise the database to keep your material categories in a logical
order, apply trade discounts and include for either Sales Tax or Goods and
You can import suppliers price lists on disk straight into the Masterdatabase.
You can sectionalise your estimate take off with
as many sections as you wish. This keeps your estimate simple and easy to follow
From within your estimate section you simply select an item from the master
database, paste it in and give it a quantity.
You can modify that item to suit your particular needs without changing the
original item in the master database, add a new item or add a comment in order
to document your estimate.
You can pre make up groups of items called "Assemblies" which you can paste in
'en block'. This can save you lots of time.
You can produce Schedule rates of either individual items or groups of items.
Other facilities include the ability to copy whole blocks of data from previous
estimates and to export data to Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
Tender Front Sheet
Produce either a simple or more advanced front
sheet with all your additional operating costs such as plant and equipment,
non-productive time, supervision, overhead recovery and profit. Produce a break
up sheet showing the selling price of each estimate section.
You can produce many types of reports, for
Total similar items will find all similar
items in the estimate and display them as totals. When you receive a quoted
price for the item, you double click the material cost and enter the new
price. The system will seek every item of that type and change the price.
Find problem lines. If you forget to enter a
quantity, or material price or labour rate, then the system will display these
lines for you to check and modify if necessary. No longer will you win a
tender with the help of items not priced.
In fact, please download the software for a free
trial. There is no obligation to buy.
If you are not convinced that you can produce quick, accurate tenders and know
your costs and margins with this software, then simply remove it from your