Calculating a quotation for printing and assembling Roll-up Banners.
The user's business has a large format printer to do full colour printing. The user needs to quote a client for the supply of 4 full colour roll-up banners, standard size: 2050mm x 850mm.
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.
We choose to print on an Anti-curl PVC banner material as this is best suited for roll-up banners. We then click on
We also need the price of the roll-up banner mechanisms. Open the
In the database we look for
But instead of doing the total calculation, we still have to supply the quantity of roll-ups we are going to use. A form pops up to ask the quantity. (Fig.12.9) Because the price works on percentages we must enter the percentage and not the quantity we are going to use. Roll-ups are sold in units, so in this case we'll enter 400 as a percentage.
We now have all the factors in place to calculate the estimated price of the 4 roll-ups. 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.12.15)
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 the four roll-up banners. To do the next tutorial, where we calculate a quotation for the printing and installation of a sign board, please click here.