Efficient quote estimation for simple & complex print jobs
The whole point of having a digital print estimating software is to cut the time spent on print job quoting. Print business owners have to study costs to recover and control expenses. The analysis will give them better guidance as to how to optimally utilize the resources.
In an extremely competitive market, digital estimating can guarantee the meaningful survival of a printing company by allowing it to forecast the estimated cost of jobs correctly and automation makes the entire process (from quoting to delivery) a lot easier.
Accurate estimates become necessary because printing companies cannot afford to incur losses at the hands of incorrect quotes due to the tight budget that is drawn out. Given that precision is a must, the add-on modules to the price estimating software indicate better usability and multi-tasking.
PrintPLANR has a highly configurable print estimating software that generates accurate quotes to avoid wastage of time and money. Whether it’s job tickets, invoicing, work orders, timesheets, purchase orders, our estimating software has you covered.
The estimates module offered by PrintPLANR works for large format print estimation with linear meter and square meter pricing, flatbed print estimation, outwork print estimation (print managers & print brokers), offset sheet printing, digital print estimation using click charge, and other miscellaneous costs including pre-press, post-press, delivery costs, packaging costs, etc.
Key Features and Uses of Digital Print Estimating Software
Work Order Management
Save time and costs with a sign estimating software that will allow you to generate accurate and steady quotes. Based on who you’re invoicing and when the project is due, you can transition the estimate into a work order, which can be further advanced to an invoice. These invoices can be mailed or printed in a PDF format.
Effortlessly track your print jobs every step of the way with an inventory management module. Couldn’t have gotten more convenient, right? Get in touch with our team and record all your business processes from one place.
Manage estimates, invoices and purchase orders in a few clicks and make the financial aspect of your print business a breeze. The solution can be seamlessly integrated with leading accounting software, and you can quickly create and send invoices to your customers via email.
Easily create customizable delivery notes for any order. The invoice can be edited to add or remove a certain set of information with a footnote that lists more detailed information, including contact details, bank, address, etc.
The Web2Print module will allow you to create unlimited B2B or B2C eCommerce print shops. With the smooth online ordering solution, your customers can view, proof, approve, and order print products in real-time. Avoid any wasted prints by either setting auto-approval or manually accept orders to pass through till the final print.
Auto-totaling and tax configuration
Find the final calculated quoting (along with unique estimate numbers) based on the quantity, price (also cost price + markup), tax, final selling price as well as the estimated profit (cost price vs selling price breakup). The solution auto totals the item price for each quantity, including the taxes. Besides, the estimating module can also be configured for taxes by setting predefined values in the backend for future usage.
Manage your organization’s customer relations and interactions by automating your sales and marketing processes. From prospects to customers to suppliers, have all information accessible at your fingertips with the centralized, cloud-based CRM module. You can also add, edit or delete data as and when required from anywhere.
Estimates for Multiple Runs
You can estimate similar items and operate multiple runs for upto four quantities at one shot. The estimate screen points the cost breakdown for each item and enables the users to track the progress of individual print estimates by allocating status.
Have your customers approve their proofs online with PrintPLANR. Automation is the key to scale up your business. Use the online proofing tool of the digital print estimating software to send out proof in various formats (such as PDF) to allow your customers to view, comment and even edit (if permitted by the admin), so you can finalize only the approved design. PrintPLANR, with all its unique features, gives you the professional software that will portray your business as good as it is, just better.
Successful print estimates are progressed to Job in production and customers are sent Email notifications straight from the system by creating PDF quote templates. However, unsuccessful estimates are archived for future reference, so you don’t have to memorize everything.
Why Choose PrintPLANR?
- Extremely easy to use
- Cost-effective solution
- Easy to locate existing orders
The manual quote estimation technique is neither fast or accurate. With automation taking over every industry, it’s time you get your sign business an estimating software.
We understand that despite adding all modules that we think are important – regardless of their weightage – you may still have specific requirements. In such cases, contact us, and we will go out of our way to fulfil your request! (We have created many fields and modules for customers with special requests).
Talk to PrintPLANR; we are looking forward to joining hands!