Archive for June 2012

Job Cost Markup Rate

In my previous posts I have been discussing at length different types of costs including direct and indirect costs, direct and indirect material costs, direct and indirect labor costs and lastly burden.  The next point is Markup Rate which is the key to making money.   Markup is the amount of profit that is made…

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Job Shop Burden Expenses

Direct Burden Expenses The are expenses that are not included in direct labor costs and material costs and these would be direct burden expenses.  Direct costs are those costs directly involved in the manufacturing of a product.  All other direct expenditures can be classified as direct burden expenses.  These would include required fixtures, jigs,molds, etc…

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Classification Of Costs – Direct and Indirect Costs

Direct and indirect costs are two more costs which are involved in running a business.  Direct costs are those costs directly associated with the manufacturing or production of a product.  This includes labor that is directly related to making the product and purchased materials which are directly related to making the product. Engineering costs can…

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Classification Of Costs – Fixed and Variable Costs

There are many facets of costing and breaking costing into these four categories helps in understanding Fixed and Variable Costs Direct and Indirect Costs Costs are generally classified as to whether or not they vary with the quantity of parts being manufactured.  Many times this can be described as a Setup Cost because it does…

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