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Enable Smarter Job Costing

Why not work smarter, not harder? This is especially for those of you who work hard labouring over spreadsheets trying to keep an accurate overview of your costings. Some people still think that there is no room for improvement, however you can accurately track costs or prepare quotations on a specific job, by working smarter with Herbst Enterprise.

There is no doubt that Microsoft Excel is an excellent tool for this particular task. However, it can be improved upon and integration is the key to making all this happen.

Herbst Software have job costing fully integrated within our business management software. The job costing module, offers a fully integrated, order specific costing technique, used in situations where each job is different and is performed to the customers specifications.

Think of an engineering management software platform that:

  • Fully integrates your stock and nominal ledger and is able to assign purchase orders to specific staff members with the click of a button. The same action can also be taken for goods received.
  • Records any job contact details, and correspondence allowing for the attachment of any project documents whilst also supporting any internal jobs or research projects you may have going on the side.
  • Produces estimates for job costs/quotes with the ability to see variances between actual and estimated, all in real time.
  • Manages and accesses external photos and files from within the job.
  • Covers all your job pricing. Fixed price, time, materials, and cost plus are all integrated as well the ability to assign cost to Bill of Materials (BOM).
  • Gives you very powerful data analysis tools with drill down analysis of all jobs and the ability to create customisable pivot table views.
  • Comes with an inbuilt integrated report and form writer, which outputs a impressive range of standard reports.
  • Herbst Software’s job costing module is just one of the many available within our ERP product. Companies all over the country have used Herbst Software to grow their business. Our job costing, BOM and WIP tools for engineering companies are just one of the many features of this innovative Business Management Software solution.

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