Intergrators - What Is Your Average Turn Around Time For A Quote?

We are looking to refine our processes and I am interested to hear where other integrators are at when it comes to the time it takes to get quotes out the door.   Single camera quote to +1million dollar quotes.  What is the average time it takes for you to get a quote the door from when a customer requests a quote? 

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****'* * ****** ***** range ** ****** ******.  A ******* ****** ******* could **** * ***** to * *****.  * singe ****** ******* ***** be ******** *** **** day.  *** **** ********* I **** *********** ** how **** *** ***** up ** ******** ** other *** ****************.  ** the $* ******* ******* most *********?  ** *** $50k *** **** * new ******** ******* ** hundreds ** ***** **** important?  ** ** *** ten $** ****** ****** add ******** *** *** highest ******* ****** *** one ** **** **?  Those ***** ************* *** to *** *****.  * do *** ***** ***** is * **** **** frame ********* **** *** be *** *** *****.

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****, * **** **** customers ******* ******, **** day ****** **** **** linger *** ****** ** never ******** **** ** fruition.

***, *** *** ****** going ** **** ** deal **** **** **** term ********* **** ***** quote ******** ***** **** new ******** ***** *******.  When * ******** ******** a ***** **** *** how **** ** *** tell **** **** **** will *** *** *****?  What ** **** **** to **** ****** ******/*******?

*** **** ********* ** two ***** **** **** of **** **********, *** the **********/***** ****.

**** ************ ****** ** different ** **** ******** model ** *********.  *** my ******* ******* ******** own *** ******* ****** to *****: *****, ******, quoting, **********, ******** ***********, labor **********, ********, *******, etc.  ***** ** ** dedicated ******* *********.  ** you **** ********* **********, sales *********, *** ***** engineers * ***** ******* timeframes *** *********.

*** **** ******* ******** ** you ****? 

******* **.

****'* * ******** ******. Curious, **** ** ***** annual *****/********** ***********?

 

$*.* ******* ** *** low ***.

*'** ***** ** **** input ** * ****** system ******** *** *** an *** **** **** works *** * *** agency.

*'* ***** ***** ** how ******** ** ** to **** **** **** to ***** *** * quote ** * ***, only ** **** ** linger *** ****** ** end *** **** *** up *** ** ** where **** * *********** to ** ********* ** a *** *****.  ***, that ***** ** ** the ******** **** **** I *** * ********!

 

***, *************, ****'* **** how ****** ****** **** out *********. ** **** to **** ** ***** money, **** **** *** money ***** **, **'* got ** ** ***** NOW. 

** ***** ***** *'** been ** **** ***** of **** *********, * try ** ** **** open **** ** *******. I'll **** **** ******** up, '**** ** * budget ******, *** ****, it ******** ***'* ** cashed ** *** *-* months' ** **** **** not ** **** ** in ***** **** ****.

 

****** **** ****, ** an *** ****, * get ****** ****** **** a ****** ****** * camera ***** (**% ** which * **** ******** for *** ******, ***** as *** ** ** select *** ******) ***** them **** **** * weeks ** **** **** to **.

*'* ***** ** *** a *** **** *** a ****** ** ******** that ***** ***** $*** and *'* ******* * 2 **** *** ****.  It's * ***** ** little ******, ******* ****** complicated *** *'** *********** selected *** ******* *******. 

 

******* ** *** *******, most *** ***** ** small ** *** ***** scheme ** ******. **-***. We ****** ** * site ******, *** **** the **** ******, ** is ******* ***** * week, ********* *** **** we ***, *** **** their ******* **.

 

* **** *** **** wants ** ***** * projects ** ** ****, so * *** *** surveys ** ********, *** working ** *** ***** on ******...

** ** ***** ********** and ********** ******** ***-**** and * ***** *** an ******* **** ** quote ** *** *****. The ******* **** ***** getting ** *** *** quote ******** ** ******* the ***** **** ** work ** **. ** have *** **** ************; customers ******* **** ******/********, employee ********, *** ********. My *** ** ******** to ** ***** *********/****** as **** ** *****, but ***** *** * lot ** **** ******* issues **** **** ** during *** ***. ****, sometimes, ********* **** **** timely **** ****** **** I *** **** *** related ***** **** * am ********* ** ** complete *** *****. **** luck **** **** ******. 

* ***** ******* **'* impossible ** ******* * firm ****** ****** *** parameters *****, ******** * understand ***'** ******** ******* for ***** *********.

****** ****, *** *** question ** ******* ** not *** ********** ******** a ******** ***** ** work **** ********* ********, or ******* **'* * case ** "**** ** what * ****, *** design ** *** ***** it *** **." 

**** ****, ** ******* TARGETS *** ****** **** had **********-******* ****** ** work ** **** * was **** ******** **** the ******** ************....**** **** in **** ****, "******" = ******* ** **** readers:

* *-* ******* = 2-3 ******** **** (** site ****** ******** ** long ** * **** a ******* **** ** the **** ** **** photos *** * *******), sometimes ** ****** ** a *** *****, ******* dependent **** ********.

* *-* ******* = 2-5 ******** **** (**** survey ******* ******** ********* on ********, *** **** it's * **** **** that **** ******), ********* as ****** ** * few *****, ******* ********* upon ********.

* *-** ******* = 5-7 ******** **** **** site ****** (********), **** if *** *******

*>** ******* = ******* 1-2 *****, ********* ** complexity

*>** ******* = *-* weeks, ********* ** **********

*** **, *** **** i *** * ***** that *** ~* ******* or ****, * ***** always ** ************ ** myself ** * ******'* get ** *** ****** a ****, ******** **'* not ******** *******.

***** ** ************* *** it **** ****** ********** for * ***** ****** the ******* **** ** go ****** * *****, although ** ******** **** than * *****'** ***** to *****.

******* ** *** *'* glad *'* ** ****** in **** ******** *****, as ***** **** ***** I ****'* *** **** sleep...

******** **** * ******* (One ****** ****** ***** run **** ** ****) to *** *** * half ***** (*** ******). Just *** ******* ** what **** *** ******* for. 

** ***** *******. ** the *** *** **** to ******** **** * quick ****** ***** *** turn ****** ********* ******** is ** *****.

** ** *********** ********** is ***** **** *****-***** and ****** ****** *** turn ****** *** **** much ******.

** ** *** **** to ******* * ******* customer ********** *** ** do *** **** *** engineering ** *** ****** and *********. ** ** do *** **** *** time ** *** *** process *** **** ******** we ** *** ***.

**** ** ** *** opinion ****** *** *** parties.

*'* *** ** ********** anymore *** *** *** a ***** *****, ** my ****** ****** *** the **** * ***** should **** ** *** out *** **** **: roughly ***** ** *** long *** *** ** going ** **** ** complete.

*** *-* ****** ******** that **** **** * tech * *** ** complete: *** ******** ***** to **** *** ***** next ******** *** ** the ******. *** **** to **** ** ** their **** ***** ** is *** ** **** when **'* ********* **** small.

**-** *******, *-* **** project *** ************, *** want ** ****** **** quote **** * ******* manager, ***'* **** *** parts, **** **** ******* calculations *** *******. **** a **** ** *** need **, ** **** sure **'* ***% ****** it **** *** *** door. ** ** * weeks ** ******* **, after * *****, ****** about **.

** *** ******* * had ******* ** *****, but ********* * ***** to ****** **** *********** and *********** *** ** customers. ** *** *** part ** * ****** organization ** **** **** creating * **** ** material *** ***** ********* from ***** ******, ** will **** ** **** more ********* ** ***** to ***** *********.

 

* ****** **** ****. It's *** *** ** stone, *** * ***** it's * ********** ******. People ***'* ****** *** to **** ****** * million ******, *** ****** project ** * *****. 

******* *** ***** ********* with *** ******* ** interesting.  *** **** * think **** ** ** some ** *** ****** projects ** *** *** or ** ****** ***** with ** ***** ********** pushed **** * ***** to ******* ******** **** than * ********* ******.  I ** ******** **** one. 

**'* **** * ****** rule ** *****, *** one **** ********'* *** understand **** ** **********. You *** **** ** =)

**** ** * ***** discussion *** *'* **** the ******* *** *** over *** ***** **** respect ** ****-****** *****.  While * **** ** provide * **** ******** in * ***** ** less, ***** *** * lot ** ************, **** of ***** **** ******* been *********.   ******* ****** that ********** ******** ***** for ****** ******** *** inaccurate ** ********** ***** plans, *** *** **** to ** ****-**** ******** when **** ***** *** an *****, *** * real *** **** * can ****.

******* ** *** ***** and **********, *** ***** a **** ** *******. Simple ******, ******, **** ceiling ********* *** ****** and *******. ******* **** poles *** ***** ** wireless ******** **** ****** to ******* *** **********. No *** *** *****. 

* *** ** ** depends ** *** **** "discovery" ** ******** ****** how **** *********** *** client *** ******* *** with ** **** ******* the ***** ** ****. For *******, * ******** spend * ***** ******* around * ***** ** upgrading * * ******** facility **** ** ******* and *********** ****** ******* system. *** ******** **** provided **** ******** *** in ****** *** *****. They ***** ******* **** little *********** ** ** where **-*** ***** * door *********** **** *******, or **** **** ** where ******** *** ******* for **** ******. ***** several **** ******* ***** doors ** *******, ***, to **** ** **** of *** ******** ****** as ********. ** *** end * *** ** build * *** ** "discovery" ***** ** ** the ******* ******* * knew ** ***** **** to ****** *** **** of ** ** *** fly.

*** ****** ********, ********** retrofits/upgrades, *** **** *********** the ******** *** ******* up *****, ********* ******** floor *****, ** ******** related ** *** **** a ***** *** ** turned ******.