BottomLine Industrial Software’s Quik Quote computer-assisted quoting (CAQ) software is an Excel worksheet designed to provide an easy, fast and accurate method for quoting projects. Able to perform both basic and multiple-quantity quotes, the software is suited for machine shop, CNC, fabrication and production work.
Built-in calculators for labor, time and materials help users increase productivity on the shop floor. According to the company, the software provides a 30- to 50-percent time savings compared to traditional quoting methods. The worksheet’s summary page combines data from as many as nine departments with individual setups into a final quote. Quote forms can be faxed or e-mailed to clients. For a video demonstration, visit the company’s Web site at quikquote200.com.
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With the eventual goal of adding machine condition monitoring, this company began by installing an ERP system as a foundation to build upon, flattening the learning curve with each step toward achieving increased process oversight.