TurboBid Vs PlanHub (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 26, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - TurboBid or PlanHub?

PlanHub is more expensive to implement (TCO) than TurboBid, TurboBid is rated higher (94/100) than PlanHub (88/100). TurboBid offers more features (9) to their users than PlanHub (1). There is a clear winner in this case and it is TurboBid!

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 Advanced Electrical Technologies compares with PlanHub?

Advanced Electrical Technologies: TurboBid is the only estimating software program on the market that allows you to estimate all types of work such as new residential construction, commercial, industrial, multi-family, remodeling, service work, flat rate, etc. Regardless of the type of work you currently do, you should be prepared for whatever opportunities come your way. If you...

PlanHub: PlanHub is a free, cloud based application that allows general contractors to share project files and information with subcontractors. PlanHub is absolutely 100% FREE… There are no hidden fees and no upgrade charges! At PlanHub we believe our service should always be free to General Contractors.

Who's more expensive? TurboBid or PlanHub?

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 TurboBid and PlanHub.

TurboBid price starts at $99 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 TurboBid is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Construction Estimating software. PlanHub price starts at $1,199 per year , when comparing PlanHub to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Construction Estimating software cost.

Bottom line: TurboBid cost is around the same cost of PlanHub.

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 TurboBid Vs. PlanHub based on some of the most important and required Construction Estimating features. TurboBid: Bid Comparison, Bidding, Change Orders, Cost Management, Document Management, Equipment Management, Facility Management, Punch List. PlanHub: Construction.

Target customer size

TurboBid is best for several businesses in the marketing industry, and other industries including production home building, custom home building, engineering firms and general contractors. and PlanHub's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

TurboBid

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $99 per month

TurboBid is an estimating software program that allows clients to estimate all kinds of work such as service work, new residential construction, remodeling, commercial, multi-family, industrial, and flat rate. ...

Categories: Construction, Construction Apps, Construction Estimating.

PlanHub

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $1,199 per year

PlanHub is a cloud-based construction estimation software for all contractors and supplier businesses to share project files and information, post and make bids, advertise available projects for sale, and searc...

Categories: Construction, Construction Online Project Management, General Contractor.

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TurboBid: 9 Features

Bid Comparison
Bidding
Change Orders
Cost Management
Document Management
Equipment Management
Facility Management
Punch List
Scheduling

PlanHub: 1 Features

Construction
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)
Functionality score
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TurboBid
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
94/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$99 per month
Functionality
12
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PlanHub
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$1,199 per year
Functionality
4
Fast
ITQlick rating
3.4/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$295 per license
Functionality
3
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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.