The Retail Coalman Volume 31

The Retail Coalman Volume 31

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...and the consequent loss of business? Or a new scale that must be installed to meet present-day conditions? Or a new garage with new equipment and appliances? Or a dozen and one occurrences that just naturally come under the head of HARD LUCK? You will have them. You always will have them, and if you will go over your records for a few years you will immediately add six cents more to every top you sell for unexpected, unheard-of, certain-to-happen miscellaneous expense. Demurrage............01 Rent or taxes..........10 Discharging...........15 Salaries, administration.20 Depreciation..........05 Salaries, salesmen.15 Insurance.............05 Uncollectible accounts..02 Interest, bills payable..01 Miscellaneous.........06 Total........................................... $2.10 Conditions. We operate two yards. Both towns manufacturing centers. Population about 12,000. Two other coal yards. Two frame trestles to maintain, total about 300 feet. Gravity pockets; ground storage. About 6,300 tons per year loaded-from storage with wagon loaders: 500 tons shoveled from cars; about 10,000 tons are run through shutes direct to wagons. Of the latter about 1,400 tons is carted by farmers and others. Streets are hilly. in many places one ton making a load for two horses. The greater part of our coal is delivered within a radius of two miles from each yard. Considerable coal is delivered in 200-pound, 500-pound and 1,120-pound lots. Cost of Cartage. Horses to replace those that died..................$0.025 Horse depreciation................................016 Feed, hay, grain and bedding.......................252 Shoeing...........................................036 Veterinary and medicine............................005...show more

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  • Paperback | 378 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236875591
  • 9781236875594