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Fixed and Variable Costs

By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
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February 10, 2011
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February 10, 2011
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February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 10, 2011

There are two main types of costs - fixed and variable.  If something is being manufactured, it consists of both fixed and variable costs.  Fixed costs are those that do not change based on a quantity.  This means the cost is fixed if you produce 1...
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Techniques for Cost Estimating

By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 08, 2011

The basic cost estimating techniques involve analyzing all factors that make up a cost estimate. The first technique I would follow is to go through the following steps, systematically, and costing each one out in detail. Once you have gone through...
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Purpose of Cost Estimating

By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011
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February 07, 2011
, By Dave Ferguson
February 07, 2011

There are numerous purposes behind cost estimating, including the following:
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Machine Shop Rates Part 2

By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
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September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
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September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
September 02, 2009

Welcome to the MIE Solutions Job Shop Estimating  blog.   Fabrication software as in sheet metal software and manufacturing software deals with shop rates extensively for costing.
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Machine Shop Rates Part 1

By Dave Ferguson
August 24, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 24, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 24, 2009
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August 24, 2009
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August 24, 2009
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August 24, 2009
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August 24, 2009
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August 24, 2009
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August 24, 2009
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August 24, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 24, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 24, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 24, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 24, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 24, 2009

Welcome to the MIE Solutions Job Shop Estimating  blog. MIE Solutions ERP system provides a comprehensive job shop software to deal with the many problems issues a job shop encounters.  Estimating has become a critical factor in many job shops in...
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Calculating Shop Rates Using The Income Statement

By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009
, By Dave Ferguson
August 01, 2009

We are going to spend the next few posts reviewing what an income sheet is and how the income sheet will help you determine you shop rates.
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