McCormick Review

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Last updated: Oct 27, 2019

McCormick Review

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

Small business, Medium business, Large business

McCormick Systems is an electrical estimating software program. McCormick Software provides several levels of estimating including labor, pricing, as well as several ways to improve and enhance a construction p...

  • Categories (4/5):

    • Construction
    • Construction Estimating
    • Electrical Estimating
    • Mechanical and HVAC Estimating

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Oct 27, 2019

What is McCormick?

McCormick Systems is an electrical estimating software program. McCormick Software provides several levels of estimating including labor, pricing, as well as several ways to improve and enhance a construction processes. Clients can count on different assemblies all at the same time with the multiple takeoffs to improve flexibility and speed in estimating. The software also features the audit trail, where clients can view takeoff by breakout and create a customized bid.

McCormick Systems started in 1979, and among the first systems implemented were used on the Apple II computer and a user base of one. McCormick's corporate offices are located in Chandler, Arizona. McCormick currently employs over thirty full time persons. The main office has offices for marketing, development, accounting, shipping and support. The McCormick System also features a dedicated learning center for product instruction.

McCormick Average Rating -

The rating of McCormick is 4.5 stars. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review

McCormick Typical Customers

The McCormick software is used best for commercial, industrial, and residential electrical contractors. The software can also be used in several businesses, including Government and Infrastructure, Resources and Energy, Specialty Contractors, Construction Management Firms, Production Home Builders, Custom Home Builders, General Contractors, and Engineering Firs. McCormick now has over 8,000 contractor accounts located all over the world including contractors in Australia, the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

McCormick Features

McCormick Software can help your business through its broad integration capabilities. This means that the software can be integrated easily with other systems and programs. The software is also able to transfer data to other programs such as Excel, Sage Timberline, AutoDesk, on center’s On-Screen Takeoff, and QuickBooks, including many others programs. The software can help several businesses and companies that range from a single contractor, to a large industrial contracting firm.

The software also features a database for contractors that are involved in fire alarms, transmission, HVAC controls, distribution, low voltage, surveillance, fiber optics and other electrical system industry trades. Other applications that can be purchased, either one by one or as a package, includes service management, takeoff, bid management, and estimating. The software also features applications for project management and Job Tracking. These features can only be purchased as part of a larger system. All of the software features such as on-screen estimating, change order tracking and functionality, CAD and real time material billing is included in the software.

McCormick 5 Pros

  • The software has no limit it the number of users
  • McCormick software includes supported databases (MS SQL)
  • Software has much more eye-catching interface visuals compared to other competitors
  • McCormick provides software support and training classes for users
  • The most comprehensive estimating feature among all competitors

McCormick 2 Cons

  • McCormick Does not offer money back guarantee
  • McCormick has limited networking support

McCormick Alternatives

Among the competitors of McCormick Software includes Co-Construct and Oracle Primavera. All of these software solution programs can be very helpful, especially when it comes to construction and businesses related to the construction industry. The Co-construct management software is designed more to cater to engineering construction and project management. The Oracle Primavera, on the other hand, is also for construction and project management but the software caters more toward creating Project Portfolio management.  

While these other software systems have advantages over McCormick, the system also features several advantages over these software solutions. One advantage that McCormick has is in its flexibility. The software of McCormick can be used and integrated with almost all of the most commonly used systems  (MS Excel, Sage, On-screen Takeoff) by companies and businesses.

McCormick Pricing Information

McCormick pricing quotes can be requested from the vendor site

McCormick demo

25 questions to ask the vendor on McCormick demo

McCormick Categories

Construction
Construction Estimating
Electrical Estimating
Mechanical and HVAC Estimating
Plumbing Estimating

Specifications

Company:
Address: 18 Loveton Cir, Sparks, 21152
Customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop
Operating Systems: Windows

McCormick Features

Accounting Management
Bidding
Change Orders
Cost Management
Estimating
Project Management
Scheduling
Service Management

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