Mid-America Lumbermens Association
Advanced Estimating Workshop
December 11 - 12 in Moberly, Missouri
MLA will conduct an Advanced Estimating Workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 11-12, in Moberly, Missouri, at Mid-Am Building Supply. In today’s highly competitive market, the success of a material supplier relies heavily on the ability to generate quick and accurate estimates. The ability to estimate the material costs of a project is an essential skill for those in the lumber business.
This class emphasizes the advanced skills needed in estimating material costs. Whether estimates are being generated by hand or by computer, there are basic principles that must be understood to produce a quality take-off. The basic math of quantity take-off methods dealing with length, area and volume and the basic business math of calculating the costs for material profit margin, add-ons, and discounts are some of these essential basics. Click here for complete information.