Calculating a Quotation for printing Full Colour Correx Boards.
The user's business has a large format printer to do full colour printing. The user needs to supply a quotation to a client for manufacturing 10 full colour, single sided, size 800 x 600mm correx boards with 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
Artwork: R150.00 (a once off cost which is used "as is". No profit or handling charges are added)
We are going to use the average default ink cost per square metre and we therefore do not have to change the ink cost per square metre.
It is not necessary to use a long life vinyl for correx boards. We can therefore safely print on a 1 year vinyl. We choose the cheapest one year printable vinyl in the materials database for printing. We then click on
In the Database group open the Substrates database. (Fig.11.5a)
In the database we look for 800 x 600 correx boards and click on the row. We then click on
We also need the price of the eyelets we are inserting in the boards. Open the
In the database we look for
But instead of doing the total calculation, we still have to supply the quantity of eyelets we are going to use for the boards. A form pops up to ask the quantity. (Fig.11.9) Because the price works on percentages we must enter the percentage and not the quantity we are going to use. Eyelets are sold in packets of 100 each so in this case we'll enter 40 as a percentage.
We now have all the factors in place to calculate the estimated price of the 10 boards. Click on
By selecting the
By selecting the
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.
We now fill in the client's details for his quotation. (Fig.11.15)
By clicking on the
We exit the print preview and on the
This ends the tutorial on calculating an estimate price for the manufacturing of full colour correx boards. To do the next tutorial, where we calculate a quotation for the printing and assembling of a roll-up or pull-up banner, please click here.