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Bidding & Estimating for Trucking Subcontractors

On Demand
Until Sep 30
Facilitated by Denver Metro SBDC
Topic: Government Contracting

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As a trucking subcontractor, you're stuck paying whatever the general contractors pays, right? WRONG! Whether you have several trucks or you're an owner/operator, you can bid jobs to make a profit and negotiate your rates with confidence. Join us for a webinar on estimating and bidding that is customized specifically for trucking/hauling firms working on construction projects. You'll learn how to refine your estimating process to create more accurate bids and establish rates that you can back up.

What You'll Learn:

• How trucking bids are structured

• Calculating your costs

• Estimating hourly, by the load, or by the job

• Direct labor and overhead costs

• Billing for travel to/from job sites

• Billing for "wait" times

• What primes want to see if your bids

• Errors to avoid

• Submitting your bid

• Bid follow up actions

Speaker: Bob Smith has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry and has assisted hundreds of small businesses, including numerous trucking firms, with developing estimating processes and submitting accurate bids for construction projects. Bob is a consultant for the CDOT/SBDC Connect2DOT Program and Managing Partner of Eaton Cole Construction Services which specializes in construction management, preconstruction services, and developer assistance for all facets of the project delivery process.

Fee: No Cost

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