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distribution costs

the COSTS involved in the physical distribution of products. They include packaging and transport costs, warehousing and stockholding costs. See OVERHEADS. distribution of income see INCOME DISTRIBUTION.
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Other items to be listed include wholesale energy costs, network and distribution costs and She added: "It is right we at first pursue a voluntary agreement as this is the quickest and most cost effective route.
The latest increase in fuel duty has been slammed as "another punch on the nose" for an industry already struggling with soaring distribution costs.
300 crores in direct-sales and saved them cumulative distribution costs of Rs.
This agreement further supports Delta's restructuring efforts, including our goal to effectively manage our distribution costs," said Lee Macenczak, Delta's executive vice president of sales and customer service.
Supplier Link technology from Orbitz, an online travel agency and subsidiary of Cendant Corporation (NYSE:CD), has been implemented by Delta Air Lines (OTCBB:DALRQ), an airline carrier, in order to reduce its distribution costs.
PK) has implemented Orbitz Supplier Link technology to reduce its distribution costs.
The agreement is a result of several months of negotiations and allows SAS to obtain lower distribution costs, the company said.
Increased distribution costs resulting from Hurricane Katrina are likely to dampen retail margins, the report says.
The group plans to relocate production and improve distribution costs.
TOKYO -- Executives at the Japanese retailer Aeon say the company could trim 7% from its distribution costs within two years by increasing the number of products it sources directly from suppliers.
Also, by using independents, an insurer can go from having fixed distribution costs to more variable distribution costs--with an agent paid a commission only when he or she sells a product--which is creating less expense for carriers to maintain, he said.
The ability to handle many smaller packages also has reduced administrative and distribution costs.

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