Flat Rate Category Material Tab


Create and/or maintain the Flat Rate Category's non-inventory, miscellaneous materials components. This information will be exported to a Work Order's OTH tab as a costing item when a Flat Rate Category is selected.


Add your own custom flat rates to those imported from a flat rate service.


Inventory materials should be included on the INV (Inventory) tab.

Important Fields:

Est. Qty:
The estimated quantity of this item required to complete this flat rate category.

Unit Cost:
The dollar amount for each of these items.

If a zero cost is specified, SAM Pro will default a cost based on the rules specified in the Inventory record when this Flat Rate is imported into the Work Order. If a Technician is specified in the Import, costing will be based on the default location for that Technician. If a Technician is not specified, the Location will not be defaulted, and the overall costing for that item will be used.

Est. Cost:
The estimated total cost of this item (Est. Qty X Unit Cost).

Item Number  Item Description:
The number and description for this item.

Cst Ctgry Id:
The default Job Cost Category for flat rate materials. Note the this Cost Category must have the Material or Equipment Selection Cost Type selected.