handling cost

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the cost of handling (especially the cost of packaging and mailing an order)

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Assuming this difference is due to handling costs, one solution is to allocate P2's excess stand-alone cost to PI and FR in a 2-to-1 ratio, the resulting proportions after eliminating P2.
It is important to be able to distinguish between storage and handling costs and production costs because production costs incurred at a retail sales facility would be capitalizable, while storage and handling costs would be deductible.
It also said the move would reduce airport and handling costs by more than 10 per cent, leading to savings of around pounds 20.
The hot-pluggability feature allows OEMs to reduce inventory handling costs by offering a single 10GE line card which can support optics populated to order instead of at assembly.
There is a huge opportunity to cut instore logistics costs by getting information about how your staff are being deployed instore, and seeing which products are most profitable, when you can identify the handling costs of individual products.
There are virtually no handling costs for the graphics themselves, whereas paper copies of the same number of graphics could be quite expensive due to shipping costs.
The buyer is responsible for all other costs such as unloading and handling costs at the point of entry, customs duties and fees, inland transit costs and so on.
On January 13, 1994, Tax Executives Institute submitted the following comments to the Internal Revenue Service concerning the treatment of certain distribution and handling costs for purposes of the uniform capitalization rules under section 263A of the Internal Revenue Code.
It also cuts handling costs in half because a 1000-lb gaylord of PET flake takes half the space of the equivalent in bales.
Terminal handling costs comprise approximately 40 percent of Matson's operating costs and today represent nearly $300 million annually," said Hoppes.
The existence of production activities at a retail facility is relevant because it could have a significant effect on a taxpayer's UNICAP calculation--including whether the taxpayer has a retail sales facility, whether the taxpayer can deduct certain storage and handling costs, and whether the taxpayer can use the simplified resale method.
According to MaSeR, its advanced separation and recovery process reduces material handling costs and maximizes the value of recovered commodities from composite feed material from electronics and scrap metal recyclers.
Savings can be realized not only in metal recycling but in material handling costs as well.
The county also eliminates returned checks and saves huge monthly postage and handling costs, Matsui said.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- Lost baggage tags were increasing Northwest Airlines' baggage handling costs and were resulting in the inevitable customer inconveniences due to lost or mishandled bags.