If you’re still learning about HCSS HeavyBid, we’d like to help. Here are some of the major questions people ask our sales guys about our estimating software.
1. What is HeavyBid?
HeavyBid is the industry leader in construction estimating software used by more than 35,000 estimators daily hcsto bid everything from small jobs to the largest, most complex projects in North America. HeavyBid helps you bid more work in less time by standardizing and streamlining the estimating process, performing automatic calculations, showing you every pricing option available, and helping you manage bid day efficiently.
2. What are the different product options for HeavyBid?
HeavyBid has three different versions—Basic, Advanced, and Comprehensive—to match your company’s size and the complexity of your bidding requirements.
HeavyBid Basic is a full-featured estimating system designed for companies with annual revenue of $10 million or less.
HeavyBid Advanced includes all the basic features, plus advanced functionality for companies with an annual revenue of $10-$100 million.
Created for companies with an annual revenue of $100 million or more, HeavyBid Comprehensive is our complete estimating solution for organizations with complex bids such as joint ventures or design-build projects.
3. How many HeavyBid licenses should I buy?
The number of HeavyBid licenses your organization should purchase depends on your company size and number of users. HeavyBid licenses are shared and can be used concurrently. The number of licenses purchased represents the maximum number of people that can be in the system at the same time.
4. How much does HeavyBid cost?
Pricing for HeavyBid software and training varies greatly and is tailored specifically for each customer. For an accurate price quote, please contact an HCSS salesperson.
5. Does HeavyBid interface with other software systems?
HeavyBid interfaces with HeavyJob, HCSS Dispatcher, and HCSS Safety, as well as the programs you use to run your business, such as scheduling software like Primavera P3 and P6 and Microsoft Project. HCSS also has created direct interfaces with more than 45 accounting systems, including those used by construction companies of all sizes.
If an integration has not been designed to fit your accounting system, we can build a custom interface tailored specifically to your organization’s processes. This interface will help you avoid double entry, improve information accuracy, and save time in your payroll process.