Calculating a Quotation for Silk-screening Correx Boards.
The user's business has the necessary equipment to silkscreen correx boards. The user needs to supply a quotation to a client for the manufacturing of 200 single colour, single sided, size 600 x 400mm correx boards without eyelets.
We have entered the following parameters in the
- Our Hourly Rate is R300.00
- We are a small business with two employees and the owner is also part of production.
- We have a profit mark-up of 33%.
- Our handling expenses are 10%.
- The average ink cost per square metre for our single large format printer is R45.00.
- We are not registered for VAT.
Run the SignQuote SA program. Click on
Set-up: R150.00 (a once off cost which is used "as is". No profit or handling charges are added)
In the database we look for 600 x 400 correx boards and click on the row. We then click on
We still need the ink price per square metre. Open the
In the database we look for
But instead of doing the total calculation, we still have to supply the ink quantity we are going to use for the screening. A form pops up to ask the quantity. (Fig.10.9) We are going to use only half a litre so we enter 50 being 50%.
We now have all the factors in place to calculate the estimated price of the 200 boards. Click on
By selecting the
By selecting the Labour Totals tab, we can see what these prices are. As we only did silk-screening and no other labour, there is not much to see on this page. (Fig.10.12)
If we now click back to the
On the left side there is nothing in the text boxes and this needs to be filled in before a quotation can be printed or saved to PDF.
Before filling in the form we wish to give our client a little bit of discount and sell him the boards at R12.00 each. On this
We now fill in the client's details for his quotation.(Fig.10.16)
By clicking on the
We exit the print preview and on the
This ends the tutorial on calculating an estimate price for the silk-screening of correx boards. To do the next tutorial, where we calculate a quotation for full colour correx boards, please click here.