Quantify Onboarding Services
Looking for professional support to set up your Quantify software license? PataBid has launched an Onboarding Services program to support new users in setting up their labour, assemblies and templates to be applicable to their specific sub-trade needs. This Onboarding Service is an optional, one time additional fee that will ensure Quantify mechanical/electrical estimating software is configured specifically for each user's needs.
Onboarding services are provided by Suderman Estimating Systems Inc. - Canada's leading provider of online electrical estimating courses and training.
PataBid has partnered with Suderman Estimating Systems Inc. to offer a Quantify mechanical/electrical estimating software Onboarding Service for new users. This service is a 1:1 virtual consultation and software set up support. Industry professionals from Suderman Estimating will set up pricing sources, create estimate templates, create assemblies and pre-configure labour/crews to ensure successful software configuration prior to completing a first estimate. Skip the hassle of software set up with Onboarding Services at PataBid!
New users also have the option to utilize tutorial videos directly in Quantify, consult PataBid's FAQ section for common software questions and answers, and/or connect with PataBid IT support directly for configuration and onboarding assistance.
'Solid bidding is the core of your business'
Essentials of Estimating
Using an electrical/mechanical estimating software is one tool that can help contractors bid electrical work effectively. Equally as important as utilizing software is a thorough knowledge of estimating fundamentals. In addition to Quantify Onboarding Services, Suderman Estimating Systems offers electrical estimating courses to help contractors learn how to systematically create an accurate estimate in order to bid electrical work successfully. Ensure that you are using the three primary tools in your contracting business to bid work - research, knowledge and technology. Use these tools in conjunction to profitably bid electrical work and guarantee long term success for your contracting business.
Know your industry
Exploring your business's strengths & limitations is key to knowing which jobs to target. Research on current industry trends also provides additional information to help you find the most relevant bid opportunities to pursue.
Know the basics
Building accurate estimates starts with a strong understanding of the fundamentals of electrical or mechanical estimating. Learning the basic steps to bidding work is crucial to assembling accurate estimates and winning jobs.
Know the software
Use powerful technology available in a mechanical/electrical estimating software platform to produce fast, reliable and consistent estimates. Become familiar with all automation features and tie-ins to other business software.