direct cost


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direct cost

[də¦rekt ′kȯst]
(industrial engineering)
The cost in goods and labor to produce a product which would not be spent if the product were not made.
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Or we could adjust our overall pricing so our gross sales are higher, and maybe reduce our direct costs.
In addition to these deductions, General Signal claimed deductions equal to 35 percent of the prior year's qualified direct costs (other than insurance premiums) for incurred but unclaimed medical benefits without demonstrating a reasonable necessity for the amounts.
Centers that choose to apply for a Community Outreach and Education Core are eligible for additional $100,000 direct costs.
direct cost categories including one for all "insurance required by reason of the performance of the extra work") as compensation for all other items of cost or expense including administrative, overhead, superintendence, and small tools;
Liberty Mutual said it identified the leading causes of workplace injuries and their direct costs by using its own data, along with findings from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Academy of Social Insurance.
Personnel cost made up 59 percent of the direct cost on average but only 54 percent for the more profitable servicers.
Liberty Mutual identified the leading causes of workplace injuries and illness and associated direct cost, using its own claims data and findings from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the National Academy of Social Insurance.
has developed a unique new software package that analyzes the comparative financial performance of hospitals in terms of direct cost as well as total cost.
A new study from Computer Economics finds that direct cost damages from malware attacks have been declining worldwide over the past two years.
In addition, the direct cost of promoting a new product can be offset by trading the product or service for advertising through the network.
Foreign direct cost elements must be carefully considered.
Substantial direct cost reductions -- a substantial amount of direct costs are being eliminated as the company migrates traffic onto the acquired metropolitan area fiber networks from transport circuits previously leased by Integra.