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Raw Material Sheets Cost Calculation

By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
March 05, 2011

Raw material sheets include plates, sheets, plywood and any other commodity item which is x,y and thickness dimensional.  Raw material is usually purchased by weight and is a commodity.  I'm going to define commodities as items where their price...
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Job Shop Hours Defined

By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
October 15, 2009

In job shop estimating where does efficiency play a role?  When you are estimating generally ask yourself how many "Man Hours" are required to producing the part or performing a specific operation.
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Calculating Cycle Time with Estimating Software

By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 16, 2009

Calculating the entire operation costs depends on both setup and cycle time.   In order accurately estimate your costs to complete a job you must be as accurate as possible during the estimating process.   If you spend too much time estimating you...
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Price Quote Software Handles Inspection

By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
July 11, 2009

Job shop estimating is not the most complex job in the job shop, but it does have a lot of little details which should be dealt with during the estimating process.   Inspection is a category of the cycle time which is not normally considered during...
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