•  November 15, 2016
     10:00 am - 11:00 am

Many printing company owners and managers know they should update their cost rates every year, but have trouble getting it done. And while calculating budgeted hourly rates is often viewed as a stand-alone process, it’s really just one step in a critical, ongoing system of forecasting, budgeting and planning. In this webinar you will learn the key steps in managing this process and practical methods for knowing your true costs.

Who should attend? Printing company owners, accounting and plant managers, production managers or supervisors, or anyone wanting a better understanding of costing and budgeted hourly rates.


  • Understanding the importance of forecasting and how it fits into the planning and budgeted hourly rate calculation process
  • Sources of sales forecasting data
  • Simple methods for compiling forecast data


  • Overview of how to take the sales forecast and create a summary financial budget
  • Sources of budgeting data
  • Sample budget summaries
  • Accounting for capital expenditures in your plan


  • Overview and BHR theory
  • Tools for rate calculation – beyond the spreadsheet
  • Discussion of depreciation and equipment replacement costs
  • Step by step guide to assigning costs, calculating utilization, and compiling BHR data
  • Analysis of results and fine tuning of rates
  • Implementation and practical use of properly calculated rates





Steve is the founder of Anzalone Advisors, LLC, a management consulting firm that helps small and medium sized manufacturing and graphic arts firms improve results. As the former President & COO of HardingPoorman Group, and with more than 33 years of experience in commercial printing business and operations management, team building, process improvement, and compliance in support of Fortune 500 customers, Steve’s passion is to drive change by seeking out the intersection of employee engagement and operational excellence.

Specialties include:

  • HR programs and processes to enhance employee engagement
  • Planning, budgeting and costing systems
  • Equipment selection and justification
  • MIS and workflow system selection and implementation
  • ISO and Quality Assurance systems
  • Post-merger integrations

For more information, see https://anzaloneadvisorsllc.com or contact Steve directly at steve@anzaloneadvisorsllc.com

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Eastern / 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Central

GLGA members: $19 per connection
Not-Yet members: $39 per connection

You may have multiple people sit in on one connection.

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