Fast Track Estimating Vs BIDBUILDER (Jul 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 15, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Fast Track Estimating or BIDBUILDER?

BIDBUILDER is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Fast Track Estimating, BIDBUILDER is rated with the same score (92/100) as Fast Track Estimating (92/100).

Looking for the right Construction Estimating solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Construction Programs and Results compares with Digital Canal?

Construction Programs and Results: Since 1999, Construction Programs & Results, Inc. (MarkupAndProfit.com) has helped thousands of general and specialty contractors of all types build stronger, more profitable businesses. We offer business management assistance to construction-related companies in the U.S. and Canada (and 23 other countries so far), with books and training programs ...

Digital Canal: At Digital Canal, we make a “straight line” from you to us by cutting out the middleman, just like Dell Computer. At Digital Canal, we deal directly with you, bypassing dealers and their 40% markups. We are located in Iowa – and maybe it seems old-fashioned in this day and age, but we still believe having a relationship with a client matters. For ...

Who's more expensive? Fast Track Estimating or BIDBUILDER?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Construction Estimating software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Fast Track Estimating and BIDBUILDER.

Fast Track Estimating price starts at $295 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 Fast Track Estimating is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction Estimating software. BIDBUILDER price starts at $1,295 per license , when comparing BIDBUILDER to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Construction Estimating software cost.

Bottom line:BIDBUILDER is more expensive than Fast Track Estimating.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Fast Track Estimating Vs. BIDBUILDER based on some of the most important and required Construction Estimating features. Fast Track Estimating: We are still working to collect the list of features for Fast Track Estimating. BIDBUILDER: We are still working to collect the list of features for BIDBUILDER.

Target customer size

Fast Track Estimating's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, and BIDBUILDER's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Fast Track Estimating

ITQlick rating
(3.4/5)

starts at $295 per license

Fast Track Estimating is an on-premise construction estimating software designed for general contractors and homebuilders. Founded in 1999 by Construction Programs and results, Fast Track Estimating features au...

Categories: Construction.

BIDBUILDER

ITQlick rating
(3.6/5)

starts at $1,295 per license

BidBuilder software is an on-premise Construction Estimating Software created to serve builders and remodelers. It is a spreadsheet interface that is integrated with a database power. BidBuilder software is a p...

Categories: Construction, Bid Management.

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Fast Track Estimating: 0 Features

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BIDBUILDER: 0 Features

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Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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Fast
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$295 per license
Functionality
3
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BIDBUILDER
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$1,295 per license
Functionality
3
TurboBid
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
94/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$995 per license
Functionality
12
Craftsman
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$78.50 per license
Functionality
3
Red
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
91/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$59.50 per month
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.