Building an accurate construction estimate, can be a long process. e-STM8 Construction estimating software can help you gain a competitive advantage by facilitating your preparation of detailed, profitable bids while managing job costs and subcontractor bids.
e-STM8 offers basic and advanced Estimating features which allow the accurate construction of an estimate. The software enables you to set your default labor rates, plant rental cost and Material purchase prices.
The software then allows you to set up your List of sub-contractors and to assign any item in the un-priced Bill of Quantities to a Sub-Contractor ending up with unique Sub-Contract Bills of Quantities to form sub-contract packages to sublet. You can export these Sub-Contract packages to Excel files, have them priced by Sub-Contractors and import their prices back to e-STM8 for building your Tender. Moreover, it is designed to be easy to use and quick to learn, with a detailed Help section.
Who can use
e-STM8 is most suitable for Ad-measurement contract tendering where an Un-priced Bill of quantities is provided by Employer and Contractors are required to price and submit their Tenders. The quantity takeoffs are assumed to have been made earlier by Employer. The program is designed for international markets not just local USA market.
A quality construction estimating program can prepare and reports, schedules, outgoing tender as well as many other tasks that constitute the daily business functions of a busy contractor. Just a few of the many capabilities of e-STM8 are listed below:
* Document Preparation: creates reports, schedules, Labor, Plant and Material sums.
* Archives Previous Projects: builds a database of completed jobs for quick reference when estimating new bids
* Flexibility: allows for instant changes to whole estimate upon modifying a rate or quantity.
* Communicating other software: e-STM8 can import and export data to Microsoft office Excel.
Reason to purchase
A small investment in a flexible construction estimating program that can handle your needs can increase your accuracy, speed up your bidding process and ultimately add to your bottom line.
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