Calculate your purchasing costs
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Discover the approximate cost of placing an order from your company with our quick and simple calculator.

Analyse the resource times of the different job functions involved.


Step 1
Enter the hourly cost of each person involved in the purchasing process.
Note: A person's hourly cost is typically 3x their hourly rate.

 Job function  Hourly rate

Step 2
Now for each task, select the person who performs it from the drop down menu, and enter the time it takes to complete in the 'Time Taken' column.

If a task does not apply to your company, place a zero in the 'Time Taken' column.

The total purchasing process cost is shown at the bottom.

Task Job Function Time Taken Cost
Total Cost: $

According to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, process costs typically range from TW$2000 to TW$10000, depending on your industry type.


Whatever the value, each order you place
costs your company $ 


We will show you how to save time and money by consolidating small volume orders and occasional requirements, and placing them with RS Components.