Estimating and Job Tracking Software
for Newspapers and Commercial Web Offset Printers 

as low as $80/month
Go Beyond Spreadsheets

The Presstimator offers a better solution for maximizing profits with its accurate estimating, custom reports, data analysis, shared database, centralized single set of costs & standards, and production tracking.

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About the Presstimator

Estimating:  Accurate, detailed and fast estimates.
Database: Data is stored in a database for a single set of costs and standards.
Multiple Users: Multiple users share Shop Settings, Quotes and Customer Lists.
Job Tracking: Capture actual production data for estimate vs. actuals analysis.
Auditor: Avoid costly mistakes by checking for missing costs or processes.
Rate Card Estimating: Calculate accurate First 1,000 and Add'l 1,000 prices.

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Reports, Plus

Standardize Reporting: Generates reports directly from data instead of keying information into other systems for reporting.
Custom Report Templates: Create your own report templates with custom report layout tool.
Analysis Reports: Total Usage, Estimates vs. Actuals, Profit Analysis, Customer Trends, and more.
Summary Reports: Customer Quotes, Rate Cards, Job Tickets, Skid Tags, Invoices, and more.

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What's New

Quick Quote: Create an estimate in seconds.
PDF Attachments: Link signed documents to Quotes.
QuickBooks Online: Communicate directly with QuickBooks Online or QuickBooks Desktop for accounting.
Mix Job Formats: Combine various job formats, sizes, press runs into a single estimate. 
Rate Card enhancements, New Wizards, and More!


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Hit Your Profit Targets with the Presstimator!
The Presstimator is an estimating and job tracking software program designed specifically for newspapers and commercial web offset printing shops. Create accurate and detailed estimates and rate cards with the Presstimator.  Create Rate Cards to accurately calculate First 1,000 and Additional 1,000 selling prices.  The Estimate vs. Actuals report can help you initiate cost studies and the Markup feature and Profit Analysis report make it possible to precisely track your bottom line. Budgeted Hourly Rates (BHR) module helps determine the costing standards based on your organization's EXACT cost of operation. These costs and standards are entered in a single location in Shop Settings within the Presstimator database. The Presstimator's SQL Server database can be shared so multiple users can use the Presstimator to print reports, share quotes and share a common set of standards; this simplifies maintenance and ensures that all of your estimates are using the most recent costs. Optional, customizable web form and pressroom floor data collection modules interact directly with the Presstimator database for instant access and analysis.
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