Budgeted Hourly Cost Rates

Looking for an easier way to calculate the budgeted hourly cost rates of your equipment and services? We recommend using the Cost Rates Advisor, budgeted hourly cost rates software for the printing and packaging industry. The PIA Center for Print Economics and Management is excited to offer Printing Industries of America members a special discounted price for annual subscriptions.

The Cost Rates Advisor software uses your expenses, employee wages, and production environment to determine the minimum hourly cost rate you must charge for production equipment and services in order to break even. All printing companies must have budgeted hourly cost rates so they can to produce true cost estimates, make smart pricing decisions, track actual job costs, and appropriately utilize ERP / management information software.

Cost Rates Advisor was designed by Profectus Inc., a national consultancy that helps printing and packaging organizations improve their business by implementing best business practices and maximizing the value of their information technology investments.

Key Features of Cost Rates Advisor budgeted hourly cost rates software include:

  • Fast and easy to use
  • Tested and proven
  • Comprehensive reports and financial ratios
  • Built-in industry best practices and formulas
  • Import your accounting data
  • Makes spreadsheets obsolete
  • Engineered by industry experts
  • Free help from industry experts
  • Access in the cloud, anywhere, anytime
  • PC, MAC, iPad, & tablet compatible
  • Safe and secure

Start using Cost Rates Advisor now to estimate better, price smarter, increase sales, and maximize your profits.

For more information on how to take advantage of the 20% off retail pricing Printing Industries of America offer, click on this members-only link.