shrinkage loss

shrinkage loss

The loss of prestress in concrete as a result of the shrinkage of the concrete.
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One of the hospitality industry's biggest challenges is tracking perpetual inventory and lowering shrinkage loss that costs owners in excess of 25% of their revenue each year: a staggering $7.
Customer theft, which includes shoplifting and ORC, caused the greatest shrinkage loss in most countries, a total of $48.
Globally, customer theft, including shoplifting and organized retail crime, remained the largest source of shrinkage loss in most individual countries, totaling more than $43 billion.