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FabSuite Workflow – Continuing in Project Management with the Project Schedule

After adding a new Project Management job, we suggest adding a Project Schedule.  Setting up a project schedule is fast and easy.  This blog entry is an overview, explains how to get started and provides discussion on the extended benefits with adding...

FabSuite Workflow… Getting Started

Clients often ask ‘what is the best way to get started in FabSuite?’   My answer is always to just start using the program, and do your work in same manner as your current workflow dictates.  FabSuite is for document and materials management, meaning...

First Ever FabSuite User Conference – HUGE Success!

                This past October we hosted our first ever FabSuite User Conference in Williamsburg, Virginia. Over 80 FabSuite Clients gathered at the Williamsburg Lodge in Colonial Williamsburg to further their...

See you in Chicago for FABTECH 2017!

Find us at FABTECH 2017 at our booth – A2990   Stop by to learn all about our integrations with the industry’s biggest players!

Estimating Setups – Start using the Estimating Module

Comments I hear most often regarding the FabSuite Estimating Module are based on the belief that setups are a most arduous task, requiring lots of time and effort.  This assumption often prevents many a user from even getting started with estimating...

Project Management – Managing Change Orders

Adding Change Orders to the FabSuite folder is easy and oh, so very helpful with the additional feature to link approved change order pricing to the Schedule of Values for billings. We will work on some basic Change Order items in Project Management:...

Inventory – Recombine Items

The ease by which data may be managed is my favorite thing about using FabSuite. We had a client with questions regarding recombining material to an existing stock item.   The shop had come to the office with a suggestion for using a stock angle in...

Project Management – Journal Entries

The Journal Entries option is one of my favorite features in the Project Management module. We may add any file and email to Journal Entries as an attachment, allowing for recordkeeping without having to manage our email inbox. We will work on some basic...

Project Management – Transmittals

Working in Project Management Transmittals is up for this week – Sending and Receiving Transmittals in FabSuite provides easy drawing management and reporting.  FabSuite keeps all the records for you, minimizing the amount of work users need to do...

Project Management – Adding Drawings to the Drawing log

For this installment, we will work on importing the PDF shop detail drawings for the Project Management job. We will review the following: Making sure the Drawings save to the correct location in your FabSuite database How to verify the Drawing Number...