All-In-One Field Service Management Software by Aptora –

#1 Flat Rate Pricing Software
in the Field Service Industry

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Are you tired of juggling multiple tasks and struggling to keep up with the demands of running a service business? Look no further than Flat Rate Plus Online – the simple, yet powerful software solution designed specifically for companies in the HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, and electrical service sectors.

Flat Rate Plus Online™ is a major update to our software program called Flat Rate Plus. Flat Rate Plus® was first introduced in 1996 and became the #1 flat rate pricing system in the HVAC industry. Flat Rate Plus Online is a 100% reimagined online software system. With over 27 years of experience in flat rate pricing, we knew exactly how to build the most epic flat rate software system imaginable. We kept what our users loved and we added what they needed. The result is the most refined flat rate price building software ever created. See for yourself. Sign up for Forever Free today and try it out for yourself.

#1 Flat Rate Pricing Software
in the Field Service Industry

HVAC flat rate software just got a lot better for making flat rate price books. Are you tired of overpriced flat rate pricing software that you cannot fully control? Look no further than Flat Rate Plus Online® – the simple, yet powerful flat rate price book software solution designed specifically for field service companies in the HVAC, plumbing, electrical, refrigeration service sectors.

Flat Rate Plus Online is flat rate pricing software at its finest. It is a major update to our best-selling flat rate software program called Flat Rate Plus. Flat Rate Plus® was the first Windows desktop flat rate pricing software for printing flat rate books. It was first introduced in 1996 and became the #1 flat rate pricing software system in the HVAC industry. Flat Rate Plus Online is a 100% reimagined online flat rate software system. With over 27 years of experience in flat rate pricing, we knew exactly how to build the most epic flat rate software system imaginable. We kept what our users loved, and we added what they needed. The result is the most refined flat rate price book building software ever created. See for yourself. Sign up for Forever Free today and try it out for yourself.

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Forever Free™

This plan is fully functional, never expires, and is always 100% Free.

Premium

$49.00/month (per user)
$480.00/Year (per user)

Premium Plus

$99.00/month (per user)
$800.00/Year (per user)

Why Use Flat Rate Pricing Software ?

As a contracting business owner, finding the right pricing strategy is crucial for your success. One method that has gained significant popularity in recent years is flat rate pricing.  From increased profitability to improved customer satisfaction, flat rate pricing offers numerous advantages that can give you an edge over your competitors.

By adopting flat rate pricing, you have the opportunity to charge more for your services. Unlike itemized invoices, flat rate pricing provides a comprehensive package that encompasses the entire project. This approach allows you to present your services as a value-driven solution rather than a mere breakdown of labor and material costs. As a result, customers perceive the value of your services more clearly, which can lead to higher profit margins.

In a time and materials (T&M) pricing model, labor charges often become the target of unjustified criticism. Customers tend to compare your hourly rate with their own hourly wages, which can lead to misunderstandings and disputes. By adopting flat rate pricing, you eliminate this discrepancy. With a fixed price for each service, customers can easily understand and accept the costs associated with your labor, leaving no room for unfounded criticism.

One of the main advantages of flat rate pricing is that it provides transparency and eliminates sticker shock. Customers appreciate knowing the price upfront, before any work begins. This knowledge allows them to make informed decisions and eliminates any surprises when they receive the final invoice. By offering a fixed price, you not only reduce customer complaints but also foster trust and satisfaction among your clientele.

Discussing prices and payment terms in advance makes the collections process smoother and more efficient. With flat rate pricing, both parties have a clear understanding of the costs and payment expectations from the outset. This clarity minimizes the chances of payment disputes and ensures that you receive timely compensation for your services.

Technicians prefer working with flat rate pricing because it provides them with a nationally standardized price book. Having an authoritative source simplifies their job, as they can confidently explain the pricing to customers. This framework removes the burden of justifying prices, leading to smoother interactions and increased technician morale. By using a standard price book, your technicians can focus on providing exceptional service rather than getting caught up in pricing debates.

Flat rate pricing significantly reduces the likelihood of invoice errors. Technicians can simply copy the descriptions and prices directly from the standardized price book, minimizing the chances of miscalculations or incorrect entries. This streamlining of the invoicing process not only saves time but also improves accuracy, ensuring that your customers receive error-free invoices.

When labor times are based on the average technician, your company benefits from increased efficiency and productivity. By setting standardized labor times, you encourage your technicians to work efficiently, completing jobs within the expected timeframe. This optimization leads to faster turnaround times, increased customer satisfaction, and higher overall productivity for your business.

With flat rate pricing, it becomes easier to sell new equipment instead of opting for costly repairs. By clearly displaying the price of new equipment alongside the repair costs, customers can make informed decisions. This transparency empowers them to evaluate the long-term benefits and savings associated with purchasing new equipment instead of repeatedly investing in repairs.

Flat rate pricing simplifies the sales process for maintenance agreements. Customers can easily see the discount they would receive on repairs if they owned a maintenance agreement. This visible incentive makes it more enticing for them to invest in a maintenance agreement, ensuring consistent revenue for your business while providing customers with cost-saving opportunities.

Flat rate pricing is widely recommended by industry experts and utilized by major franchises across the nation. These endorsements are a testament to the effectiveness of this pricing model in maximizing profitability and customer satisfaction. By adopting flat rate pricing, you align your business with proven industry practices, positioning yourself as a reliable and trusted service provider.

Enhanced Profitability & Value Perception

By adopting flat rate pricing, you have the opportunity to charge more for your services. Unlike itemized invoices, flat rate pricing provides a comprehensive package that encompasses the entire project. This approach allows you to present your services as a value-driven solution rather than a mere breakdown of labor and material costs. As a result, customers perceive the value of your services more clearly, which can lead to higher profit margins.

Elimination of Unjustified Criticism

In a time and materials (T&M) pricing model, labor charges often become the target of unjustified criticism. Customers tend to compare your hourly rate with their own hourly wages, which can lead to misunderstandings and disputes. By adopting flat rate pricing, you eliminate this discrepancy. With a fixed price for each service, customers can easily understand and accept the costs associated with your labor, leaving no room for unfounded criticism.

Streamlined Collections Process

Discussing prices and payment terms in advance makes the collections process smoother and more efficient. With flat rate pricing, both parties have a clear understanding of the costs and payment expectations from the outset. This clarity minimizes the chances of payment disputes and ensures that you receive timely compensation for your services.

Reduced Customer Complaints and Sticker Shock

One of the main advantages of flat rate pricing is that it provides transparency and eliminates sticker shock. Customers appreciate knowing the price upfront, before any work begins. This knowledge allows them to make informed decisions and eliminates any surprises when they receive the final invoice. By offering a fixed price, you not only reduce customer complaints but also foster trust and satisfaction among your clientele.

Endorsement by Industry Experts and Franchises

Flat rate pricing is widely recommended by industry experts and utilized by major franchises across the nation. These endorsements are a testament to the effectiveness of this pricing model in maximizing profitability and customer satisfaction. By adopting flat rate pricing, you align your business with proven industry practices, positioning yourself as a reliable and trusted service provider.

Technician Preference and Confidence

Technicians prefer working with flat rate pricing because it provides them with a nationally standardized price book. Having an authoritative source simplifies their job, as they can confidently explain the pricing to customers.By using a standard price book, your technicians can focus on providing exceptional service rather than getting caught up in pricing debates.

Reduction in Invoice Errors

Flat rate pricing significantly reduces the likelihood of invoice errors. Technicians can simply copy the descriptions and prices directly from the standardized price book, minimizing the chances of miscalculations or incorrect entries. This streamlining of the invoicing process not only saves time but also improves accuracy, ensuring that your customers receive error-free invoices.

Improved Labor Efficiency

When labor times are based on the average technician, your company benefits from increased efficiency and productivity. By setting standardized labor times, you encourage your technicians to work efficiently, completing jobs within the expected timeframe. This optimization leads to faster turnaround times, increased customer satisfaction, and higher overall productivity for your business.

Facilitates Equipment Sales

With flat rate pricing, it becomes easier to sell new equipment instead of opting for costly repairs. By clearly displaying the price of new equipment alongside the repair costs, customers can make informed decisions. This transparency empowers them to evaluate the long-term benefits and savings associated with purchasing new equipment instead of repeatedly investing in repairs.

Boosts Maintenance Agreement Sales

Flat rate pricing simplifies the sales process for maintenance agreements. Customers can easily see the discount they would receive on repairs if they owned a maintenance agreement. This visible incentive makes it more enticing for them to invest in a maintenance agreement, ensuring consistent revenue for your business while providing customers with cost-saving opportunities.
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Who is Flat Rate Plus Online For?

When it comes to service and maintenance scenarios, no other flat rate software company can match the comprehensive coverage provided by Flat Rate Plus Online. With a diverse range of specialties including HVAC, heating, air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration, plumbing, sewer & drain cleaning, and electrical repairs, FRPO is the ultimate flat rate solution for your field service management company. Unlocking the power of multiple separate flat rate price books, this innovative platform empowers technicians to present customers with a beautiful flat rate price book.

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Who is Flat Rate Plus Online For?

When it comes to service and maintenance scenarios, no other flat rate company can match the comprehensive coverage provided by Flat Rate Plus Online. With a diverse range of specialties including HVAC, heating, air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration, plumbing, sewer & drain cleaning, and electrical repairs, FRPO is the ultimate solution for your field service company. Unlocking the power of multiple separate flat rate price books, this innovative platform empowers technicians to deliver efficient and reliable service across various domains.

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