Operation and Costs; Bringing Factory Production Up to Capacity--Scheduling and Dispatching Work--Maintaining Quality--Cost Keeping Methods and System

Operation and Costs; Bringing Factory Production Up to Capacity--Scheduling and Dispatching Work--Maintaining Quality--Cost Keeping Methods and System

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...article briefly, note the date and maker of machines (if visible) and remark on the general condition--how well the machine or other piece of equipment has been maintained and what per cent of the original service value remains, whether it is still an efficient type or so obsolete as to justify early replacement. The work is facilitated greatly if a regular form is provided, with proper columns for the various items mentioned and, in addition, columns for unit prices and totals. Such a sheet is shown in Form XL. It is eight and a half by eleven in size and should have a sufficient margin at the left to allow fitting into a standard binder. When the inventorying is completed and verified, the next step is to price the various articles. This is a task that requires the close attention of an expert. Before finally fixing prices, however, it is customary for the appraisers to consult with the factory manager or his engineer, as doubt often exists about the accuracy of figures, which only one intimately acquainted with the business can remove. FORMS XL and XLI: The larger form, an 8x11 sheet, allows space for the checker to note a description of machines and to describe their general conditions. Columns are supplied for the re spective values which are to t be added later. When running appraisals are operated, a record snowing at all times the remaining service value in each machine is kept on toe smaller form. This is similar to a perpetual inventory of stock where a separate card is allotted for each article Appraisal of buildings and fixtures is an independent matter (Form XLII). If cost records are available, both of the original construction and of improvements, this part of the work is much simplified. In the absence of actual figures, the only...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236515188
  • 9781236515186