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Premium Edition
$49 /month
($588 billed annually)

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Everything a company needs to calculate their budgeted hourly rates, benchmark your costs and rates against others, create financial projections and statements from your budget, and develop markup and pricing strategies.
Calculates the "TRUE" out-of-pocket costs and budgeted hourly rates of your equipment and services, needed by your estimating, costing, pricing, and MIS software. Includes manufacturing, labor, SG&A overhead, and AIC costs and BHRs.
Calculates budgeted hourly rates for unlimited budgeted hourly rates for any equipment including sheetfed presses, web presses, digital, large format, flexographic,ink-jet, screen, rewinders, folder gluers, die cutters, foil stamping, hand assembly, mailing, kitting, and more...
Accounts for employee time and costs including wages, benefits, insurance, and other expenses can be allocated or split between multiple equipment.
Over 30 detail and summary reports and graphs help you reconcile and manage your cost rates. Click on screen or report data to drill-down directly to the detailed source data for quick access or changes.
If you're not 100% happy within the first 30 days of your purchase, for any reason, we'll refund your money. What do you have to lose?
A comprehensive online help guide with easy to understand instructions, industry best practices, examples, and tips for setting up, updating, and implementing your rates. A searchable knowledge base of information to help you to find answers about using Cost Rates Advisor and industry best practices.
Benchmark your labor, factory, and overhead costs rates to thousands of costs rates from other companies with similar equipment. Find out if your costs are higher or lower than the competition and industry.
Contains industry studies of costs and budgeted hourly rates for prepress, sheetfed and web offset, digital, inkjet, large format, flexographic, screen, packaging, apparel & embroidery, finishing, binding, mailing, and other equipment and services.
Create financial statements, profit projections, financial and operational ratios, and graphs from your budget.
The Markup Strategy Tool will help find the best markup strategy for maximizing your profit margins and revenue.
Save hours of manual entry by importing spreadsheets, statements, employees, expenses, assets, budgets, and other information using our Data Import Wizard.
You can record a history of your budgeted hourly cost rates changes and updates, and track how your rates have changed over time and why.
Speak with a real live industry expert consultant from Profectus for help on setting up your cost rates, a free review of your rates, or whatever you need to successfully implement your rates.
PC, MAC, iPad, tablet compatible Cloud, Anywhere, Anytime Access. There's no software to install and you automatically receive the latest enhancements.
Your information is protected using strict security practices including cryptographic protocols, data encryption, and complex password strength requirements.
No contracts. If you are not satisfied for any reason, you may cancel anytime. Easily upgrade anytime as your business grows without losing your information.
Professional Edition
$69 /month
($828 billed annually)

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All the features of the Premium Edition plus the ability to create multiple sets of budgeted hourly rates, create what-if scenarios, create multiple user login account, and other advanced capabilities.
Create multiple sets of budgeted hourly rates for what-if scenarios, cost budget models, backup copies, companies, divisions, accounting periods, expansions, locations, potential equipment, or for any reason. Each budget can have different equipment, expenses, employees, assets, and rates. Starts with up to 5 budgets and add more as needed.
Create individual user login accounts and access roles for other people in your organization and improved collaboration.
Password protect individual sets of rates or companies so other people in your organization cannot access or change them.
An Application Programming Interface (API) allows your estimating and costing software to access your rates, so you do not have to enter them. *If available through your software vendor.
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This is the fastest and most cost-effective solution for establishing your company's budgeted hourly rates. Our consultants will handle the entire process, from data input to rate analysis, expert advice, and training. Includes the Professional Edition.
Profectus printing industry business consultants will prepare and fine-tune your budgeted costs and rates.
A designated senior consultant and cost specialist will remotely work with your organization to prepare your budgeted hourly rates.
The consultant will enter all of your data into Cost Rates Advisor including your departments, cost centers, expenses, assets, and employees, and allocate your information to the appropriate classifications based on industry best practices.
You'll receive an analysis of your costs, rates, and financials provided by your designated specialist.
The Profectus consultant will provide recommendations for implementing, managing, and updating BHRs.
The Profectus consultant will analyze your costs, rates, and financials and provide recommendations for improving tracking costs, managing your rates, and financial reporting.
Profectus will provide recommendations for mark-ups and pricing strategies for your products and services.
Profectus Inc Profectus, Inc. · Sarasota, Florida · United States · Phone: 1-888-868-8662
Business management consultants specializing in the printing & packaging industry since 1993.
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