Higher Accountancy, Principles and Practice Volume 4

Higher Accountancy, Principles and Practice Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...at times if improperly loaded in a way for which they are responsible. Car inspectors make repairs of injuries or broken parts when such can be made by the replacement of ready-made standard parts, of which they keep a stock on hand. In case more extensive repairs are needed cars are sent to the extensive main repair shops. Speaking in a general way, it may be said that shops for locomotive construction or repairs consist of the blacksmith shop, a foundry at times, the machine shop, and the erecting shop; and for car work the blacksmith shop, the wood working shop, the erecting shop, and the paint shop. Each of these shops has its foreman. Division master mechanics and shop foremen need to employ considerable office or clerical forces. In these offices the payrolls and requisitions for material are made out, and thence to the superior officers for approval and through the usual channels hereinbefore mentioned. Records and accounts of considerable interest are kept in this department, among which may be mentioned the method of guarantee and mileage account kept for the purchase of wheels, in order to make sure that the utmost care shall be taken at all times in their manufacture. ORGANIZATION OF A PURCHASING DEPARTMENT ON RAILROAD SYSTEMS. BY EDWARD NORTON CHILSON. Purchasing Agent, J. A. White & Co. This subject, in the main, has been the basis of considerable thought, study and discussion in railroad circles. Many papers relating to it, from time to time, have been placed before conventions and various railroad clubs throughout the country, and to this day it is one of the most interesting and probably the least understood of the complex problems confronting the present-day railroad manager. A thoroughly equipped and competent department to...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123650576X
  • 9781236505767