eSUB Construction Software vs. Quick Bid

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
eSUB Construction Software
Score 2.0 out of 10
N/A
eSUB is a SaaS platform for commercial subcontractors running large, complex, long duration projects to proactively track and manage their costs, deadlines, deliverables and correspondence; the vendor says this can result in operational efficiencies and improved profits. eSUB is a cloud and mobile-based solution enabling real-time field updates from connected smartphones, tables and mobile PC users.
$39
per month per user
Quick Bid
Score 7.4 out of 10
N/A
Quick Bid is a construction and estimation software offering from On Center Software, Inc.N/A
Pricing
eSUB Construction SoftwareQuick Bid
Editions & Modules
Base
$39
per month (annually) per user
Advanced
$59
per month (annually) per user
Premium
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
eSUB Construction SoftwareQuick Bid
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
eSUB Construction SoftwareQuick Bid
Human Resource Management
Comparison of Human Resource Management features of Product A and Product B
eSUB Construction Software
1.0
1 Ratings
152% below category average
Quick Bid
7.8
2 Ratings
7% above category average
Employee demographic data1.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Employment history1.01 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Job profiles and administration1.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Workflow for transfers, promotions, pay raises, etc.1.01 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Organizational charting1.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Organization and location management1.01 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Compliance data (COBRA, OSHA, etc.)1.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Payroll Management
Comparison of Payroll Management features of Product A and Product B
eSUB Construction Software
1.0
1 Ratings
151% below category average
Quick Bid
7.9
2 Ratings
11% above category average
Pay calculation1.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Support for external payroll vendors1.01 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Off-cycle/On-Demand payment1.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Benefit plan administration1.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Direct deposit files1.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Salary revision and increment management1.01 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Reimbursement management1.01 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Asset Management
Comparison of Asset Management features of Product A and Product B
eSUB Construction Software
1.0
1 Ratings
152% below category average
Quick Bid
8.0
2 Ratings
8% above category average
Tracking of all physical assets1.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Reporting & Analytics
Comparison of Reporting & Analytics features of Product A and Product B
eSUB Construction Software
2.5
1 Ratings
107% below category average
Quick Bid
8.0
2 Ratings
3% below category average
Dashboards4.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Standard reports4.01 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Custom reports1.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Data exportability1.01 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Construction Project & Field Management
Comparison of Construction Project & Field Management features of Product A and Product B
eSUB Construction Software
3.5
2 Ratings
74% below category average
Quick Bid
7.8
5 Ratings
3% above category average
Plan distribution & viewing1.02 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Plan markups & sharing1.02 Ratings8.54 Ratings
Issue tracking & punchlists1.02 Ratings8.54 Ratings
Photo documentation1.02 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Jobsite reports10.02 Ratings7.55 Ratings
Document sharing1.02 Ratings8.05 Ratings
RFI tools10.02 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Collaboration & approvals1.02 Ratings7.54 Ratings
As-built drawings1.02 Ratings7.54 Ratings
Mobile app5.02 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Submittal design and management4.02 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Checklists1.01 Ratings8.02 Ratings
Meeting Minutes3.01 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Specifications2.01 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Change orders10.01 Ratings7.52 Ratings
Estimating
Comparison of Estimating features of Product A and Product B
eSUB Construction Software
2.4
2 Ratings
107% below category average
Quick Bid
8.2
4 Ratings
3% above category average
Takeoff tools1.01 Ratings8.53 Ratings
Job costing7.02 Ratings8.54 Ratings
Cost databases2.02 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Cost calculator1.02 Ratings8.04 Ratings
Bid creation1.01 Ratings8.04 Ratings
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User Ratings
eSUB Construction SoftwareQuick Bid
Likelihood to Recommend
2.0
(3 ratings)
7.5
(5 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(4 ratings)
10.0
(4 ratings)
User Testimonials
eSUB Construction SoftwareQuick Bid
Likelihood to Recommend
eSUB Construction Software
If you are doing any sort of new construction, eSUB is a budget friendly option for managing the process. It's helpful for keeping track of submittals, RFI's and for foreman doing Daily Work Reports. It is not suited really well for plan management and scheduling. The modules for these are not well thought through. Also if you specialize in service work or projects that have short durations (i.e. 1-2 weeks or less), eSUB isn't the best option for you. It would take too long to set up a job vs the time it takes to do the job.
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ConstructConnect
This is more of an application for companies who are involved in mass bid submissions and do tenders for large scale construction works. In the scenarios of construction business the mass bidders can use this solution relly well. The calculations and reporting also helps with accurate estimations of tenders and bids
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Pros
eSUB Construction Software
  • It is built with subcontractors in mind. There are many PM software available but this one aims at the commercial subcontractor.
  • It does a great job covering the basics of typical commercial work. There are areas that allow you to customize such as adding reservations of rights to documents.
  • It can integrate with Microsoft quite a bit, we use this in our work every day and being able to export or sync data/calendars has been helpful.
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ConstructConnect
  • allows users to divide the number of supplies by floor.
  • generates report after analysing risk factors.
  • provides support to contractors for making proper bid estimates.
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Cons
eSUB Construction Software
  • I have no suggestions at the moment and if I ever do have a question, concern or suggestion, a quick email to eSUB gets a quick response.
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ConstructConnect
  • The initial setup of the database can take a fair amount of time to set up, but once complete it can be used for years with only small additions to fit the users' needs.
  • I have been waiting for the schedule of values option to be complete to help aid in billing. it was supposed to be released, but I have not seen it rolled out yet.
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Support Rating
eSUB Construction Software
It has been helpful whenever I've called. They have been able to walk me through solutions and even direct me to the right answer. There was only 1hr difference between time zones so this was manageable. If we experienced bugs, their IT department was helpful at remedying and they were always rolling out updates.
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ConstructConnect
Very quick response whenever help is needed
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Alternatives Considered
eSUB Construction Software
eSUB is not even close when it comes to the offerings that the others have. eSUB is a happy medium for the functionality it provides and is at an affordable price point that it doesn't break the bank. Other solutions are a lot more integrated into the company processes and procedures, which means more upfront investment to get the platform to go live. eSUB's simplicity makes it easier to roll out because it doesn't integrate with as many aspects of the business.
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ConstructConnect
Due to the fact that our company is typically "late to the show" when it comes to new technology and programs, we have been using an outdated technique for estimating, tracking, and organizing projects. Excel does not compare at all against Quick Bid. There are numerous amounts of benefits that Quick Bid has over Excel.
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Return on Investment
eSUB Construction Software
  • eSUB saves time as you don't have to type, print and send documents.
  • I like to call it "set it up once, use it a million times" as once you set up a customer, vendor etc... you can use them across multiple platforms.
  • It saves money as you don't need a pool of resources to manage a project due to its ease of use.
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ConstructConnect
  • Helps with mass bidding
  • Helps with estimations
  • Professional reports help too
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