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2020

CalcuQuote to Debut ShopCQ at APEX

Dallas, TX - CalcuQuote will launch a new procurement software for Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) companies at the IPC APEX Expo, February 4-6, 2020. This innovative, new solution, called ShopCQ, will improve the purchasing process for contract manufacturers buying electronic.

APIs, Purchasing, press, release, Supply Chain, calcuquote, shopcq, apex

2019

Closing this decade. A look into the last year.

What a year it has been. Really, what a decade it has been. CalcuQuote began in the middle of this decade and it’s been a whirlwind since the beginning. Our mission began with “making quoting faster for EMS.” And while that is still our goal, we’ve also taken on the responsibility to be an industry.

industry, business, decade, calcuquote

Embracing the holiday spirit!

Our customers help drive our product and we want them to continue to share input on where our giving goes this holiday season. Last year, we made a donation on behalf of our customers to the organizations near and dear to us based on their feedback. So, we took 

team, customer support, customer success, announcement, giving, holiday, donation, customer feedback

CalcuQuote Announces New Vice President of Business Development

CalcuQuote announced the addition of Stephanie Barone as the new Vice President of Business Development. She joins the CalcuQuote team from a background of nearly 20 years in the Telecom industry. Stephanie saw the Telecom industry grow from a concept that had to be explained in detail to having.

team, press release, customer success, announcement, development, business

DIY Software - what costs should be considered?

Occasionally, we hear that an EMS company is venturing into the development of their own custom software for a specific business purpose. This can be a great option, especially when the custom software is a strategic differentiator and there is nothing already available in the marketplace. 

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Software, press, Strategy, press release, product development, announcement, development

Joining an industry association

Thanks to working for my dad’s EMS business during my high school summers, I used to attend SMTA’s monthly chapter meetings. At the time, all I knew was that I liked the lunch they served. Fast forward to today: I own a business that launched at SMTA International Expo in 2015. This week marks.

Continuous Improvement, smta, industry, association

CalcuQuote to Exhibit at SMTA International

Dallas, TX - CalcuQuote, a software and service provider to the EMS industry, is exhibiting at the 2019 SMTA International Expo in Rosemont, IL. 

press, Strategy, press release, customer support, customer success, product development, smta, announcement, trade show

CalcuQuote Adds Sourcengine Platform as New Integration Partner

Dallas, TX CalcuQuote, a comprehensive quoting software made for Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) companies, is partnering with Sourcengine, a multi-dimensional e-commerce and e-procurement platform.

pricing, APIs, press, release, Supply Chain, customer success, partner, announcement, partnership, Sourcengine

Insurance and EMS, there's a similar story

Contract manufacturers have a unique challenge: we are expected to provide a fixed fee bid on building a product, even though we might not have any prior experience with building it.

It’s possible that the price you charge turns out to be favorable, and the product is very simple to build. But.

EMS, insurance

5 Things I learned in 5 Years of CalcuQuote

Everyone has their own version of how major life events occurred. When someone asks me and my wife how long we've been together, we never answer the sameDo you start from when we first met, when we started dating, when we got married? I have the same reaction when answering the question of "How.

customer success, product development, Lean, partnership, customer feedback, startup, anniversary