Fast Track Estimating Vs Red Rhino (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 06, 2021

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

Red Rhino is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Fast Track Estimating, Fast Track Estimating is rated higher (92/100) than Red Rhino (91/100). Red Rhino offers more features (9) to their users than Fast Track Estimating (0).

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 Red Rhino?

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 ...

Red Rhino: With a little courage and a determined mindset, Red Rhino was brought to life way back in 1999 so that we could concentrate on developing sites on a full-time basis and enjoy life at the same time. Red Rhino has proved that we have the business knowledge and staying-power which many others don’t have - there aren’t many web design agencies in the ...

Who's more expensive? Fast Track Estimating or Red Rhino?

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 Red Rhino.

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. Red Rhino price starts at $59.50 per month , when comparing Red Rhino to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Construction Estimating software cost.

Bottom line:Red Rhino 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. Red Rhino 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. Red Rhino: Project Management, Scheduling, Accounting Management, Bidding, Change Orders.

Target customer size

Fast Track Estimating's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, The Red Rhino software solution is best for small to medium sized electrical contractors that own their business.

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.

Red Rhino

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $59.50 per month

Red Rhino Software by Hard Hat is a CMS (construction management solution) that offers integrated software features for takeoff, project management, bid management, estimating, and customer management. The soft...

Categories: Audit Management, Billing & Invoicing, Construction, Electrical Estimating, Electrician Apps.

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Fast Track Estimating: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

Red Rhino: 9 Features

Project Management
Scheduling
Accounting Management
Bidding
Change Orders
Contract Management
Document Management
Estimating
Scheduling
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
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
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Fast
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$295 per license
Functionality
3
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Red
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
4.8/10
License pricing
$59.50 per month
Functionality
18
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TurboBid
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
12
BIDBUILDER
ITQlick rating
3.6/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
$1,295 per license
Functionality
3
Craftsman
ITQlick rating
3.2/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
5/10
License pricing
$78.50 per license
Functionality
3
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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.