4cost software solutions allow you to create consistent cost calculations in all project phases with little effort. High accuracy ensured. Thanks to its modular structure and flexible licensing model, the 4cost calculation software can be individually adapted to your company-specific needs. We offer costing tools for every task.

Maximum cost transparency throughout the product life cycle

  • Big time savings in preparing cost calculations and quotations

  • Valid calculations in early phases where little information is available

  • Calculation of product costs, development costs, manufacturing costs, software development costs, life cycle costs, etc.

  • Evaluate the profitability of products and projects in early phase

  • Identify areas of potential savings and cost drivers

  • Mutual awareness of costs across departments

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Successful costing with 4cost

Successful costing with 4cost

4cost offers you innovative software products and also integrated services for the creation of transparent, cost estimation using a standardised cost method right from the beginning.

Benefit from 4cost’s experience. Intelligent cost management using innovative technologies ensures you growing profits. Our experts in costing are happy to welcome you and also to advise you.

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A specialist in innovative costing, 4cost offers you a complete service concept. Individually tailored to your needs. Our long-term standing team of experienced value engineers from all relevant fields of industry are taking you on the road to success.

Together we get the most out of your projects

  • Fast and valid cost estimates, cost analyses of existing and new products including life cycle costs forecasts

  • “Should costing” (what should the product cost?) and “target costing” (the cost should not overrun the target cost)

  • Identifying potentials and optimising the products design (design-to-cost)

  • Mapping and listing variants of product features and evaluate different product features, manufacturing processes and the bill materials

  • Professional reports including recommendations

  • Helpful strategies for negotiations with suppliers

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In use throughout the company

In use throughout the company

Discover the specific advantages and benefits of 4cost in the fields of Management, Cost & Value Engineering, Purchasing & Procurement, Development & Design and Sales.

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Our clients report on their successes with 4cost

Rheinmetall

“The consistent calculation method of the 4cost tools convinced us right from the start. Very quickly we realised, that this methodology supports our needs in calculation, value engineering, purchasing and engineering excellently.”

Frank Hoffmann, Head of Supply Chain Management
Rheinmetall Electronics GmbH

Liebherr

“We decided on 4cost because we see a significant added value for our calculation and value analysis in a consistent approach from quick cost estimates to detailed calculations.”

Werner Seifried, Technical Director
Liebherr-Hydraulikbagger GmbH

Airbus

“The 4cost-aces interface is user-friendly and logically structured, especially when compared to other cost estimation tools. This makes it easier to use the tool even for occasional users.”

Thomas Fiedler, Head of Cost Estimation Modification, Conversion & Processes
Airbus Germany

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We are developing the global costing standard.