Functionality
Functionality

Functionality

  • On-screen display of the Bill of Quantities, including fonts and page-breaks that will be as printed
  • Elements of the Bill created manually, copied from another Job or imported from a Standard Pricing Library
  • Jobs can be imported from other Estimating or Bill Production systems via industry-standard CITE Files
  • Import from Excel workbooks and CSV text files
  • Items can be added, copied, changed or deleted anywhere within the Estimate
  • Items can be rapidly located and displayed as a single list. Such grouping includes Items that have not yet been priced, Items containing selected resources, Items over a selected value etc
  • Spell checking is provided for the descriptions
Pricing

Pricing

  • Rates can be directly entered or built up from Labour, Plant, Materials and Subcontract resources
  • Apply rates only to an imported job from the pricing library
  • Rate build-ups can have waste factors applied which reflect a true quantity
  • Waste factors can be set at individual Item level or globally across all Items
  • Resources can be substituted at Item level or globally
  • Copy and paste rate build-up from Item to Item
  • Activities can be created and used These elements contain quantified build-ups of resources and other activities (to any depth)
  • Resource prices can be adjusted globally, with the Bill Rates being automatically updated
  • Preliminaries can be entered and calculated outside of the Job pricing, and the Preliminary value transferred to the Bill as a set of Bill Items or as a percentage adjustment to the measured work
Pricing
Bill Preparation & Take Off
Bill Preparation & Take Off

Bill Preparation & Take-Off

  • Dimensions take-off can be used to record measurements, including the use of the latest on-screen Take-Off software (sold separately) to take measurements directly from on-screen drawings
  • Link Items to global dimensions for repeated use
Analysis

Analysis

  • Analysis of the Activity Resources split activities into their component Labour, Plant, Materials and Subcontract elements
  • Global resource levelling and analysis
  • Full analysis of Labour, Plant, Materials and Subcontract resources, giving total quantities, rate and value for each resource by Estimate and for individual Sections
  • Resources can be allocated to Cost Codes for export to accounting systems, etc
  • Project management codes can be allocated for export to MS Project
  • Profits can be adjusted across Labour, Plant Materials, and Subcontract elements and across individual/groups of Items
  • Analyse the job by user-defined groups. This facility allows the job to be exported to project management packages etc
Analysis
Reporting & Exporting
Reporting & Exporting

Reporting & Exporting

  • Professional quality Bill of Quantities printed, with or without rates, profit, VAT, or different currency
  • Resource analysis can be printed without rates, to form the basis of an enquiry to suppliers or sub-contractors
  • All analysis including Rate Analysis and Dimensions can be printed
  • The Job can be printed with selected Resources rates, allowing Labour-only, Labour & Plant etc. Bills
  • All reports can be exported to an Excel or a CSV format file for use in spreadsheet programs such as Microsoft Excel
  • All reports can be saved as PDF files
  • Estimates can be exported to industry standard CITE format files for transfer to other Estimating packages

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