Selecting the Labor repair line button opens the Order item entry - LABOR
dialog box. You use this dialog box to add labor hours, and calculated cost to
To add Labor to your Manager Order:
1. Select Labor from the repair line button bar.
Order item entry - LABOR dialog box displays.
2. Enter a description of the labor item in the Work Requested
hours to be charged in the Charged Hrs. field
a dollar amount in the Labor Total field.
other field will automatically calculate at your shop's default labor rate as
soon as you make another entry/selection. The hours will automatically be
recorded as belonging to the Default Technician in the Technician Detail
can click in the Non-Standard Labor Rate check box to de-link the Labor Hours
and Dollars fields and manually enter values.
4. Add an
estimate of parts amount if you wish to add a rough estimate of parts cost to
your order rather than actually adding parts and their cost.
Normally you will wish to add parts, and their associated cost, through
the Add Parts and Inventory list dialog boxes.
5. Select a Category.
7. Change the Pay Hours and/or Actual Hours amount(s) in the Technician
Tax, if necessary, to change from the default tax rate for this labor
9. Select Cust Type, if necessary, to change the labor rate for this line
item from the Shop/Customer default.
10. Select Save to save your
input and clear the panel so that you can enter an additional labor line
Select Done to save your labor entry and return to the Order
new labor entry will appear in the repair lines.
The Technician Detail area (bottom part of display) is where you add/edit
Technician Pay Hours and Actual Hours. By default, any time you add Labor to an
order, the Default Technician for the order is credited with that time in both
the Pay Hours and Actual Hours columns. You may change the Pay Hours or Actual
Hours and/or select additional technicians for distribution of the hours. These
hours are used on the Technican Worksheet
and Technician Productivity