underutilized capacity

underutilized capacity

a situation where a plant is operated at output levels below the output level at which short-run AVERAGE COST is at a minimum. See RETURNS TO THE VARIABLE FACTOR INPUT.
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The amount of underutilized capacity within the economy is expected to gradually be taken up, and the global economy's generally favourable outlook will support growth in the euro area.
The company aims to become a global exchange of underutilized capacity of existing assets or human resources.
The company is known for creating a new class of flying called social aviation, which pairs the practice of purchasing low cost empty legs and underutilized capacity with the sharing economy.
It will also be disappointing news to ocean carriers that are in need of a pick-me-up in another difficult and unprofitable year as well as to terminal operators, many of whom have underutilized capacity.
The strategies included focus on enrolment of out of school children in existing primary schools with underutilized capacity.
These include focus on enrolment of out of school children in existing primary schools with underutilized capacity.
underutilized capacity, price discounting and other pressures.
5 million bikes for the domestic market, and despite it exporting a large number of vehicles it is still left with a pretty large underutilized capacity.
military arsenals the authority and flexibility to promote the "commercial use of underutilized capacity at arsenal facilities.
Rock Island Arsenal said the agreement was in part signed to meet the objectives of the Arsenal Support Program Initiative, which promotes the commercial use of underutilized capacity at arsenal facilities.
For example, if one credit union needed a collector but did not need fulltime capacity, another credit union could sell its excess capacity to that credit union, transforming this underutilized capacity into an income stream.
Such dynamic mapping not only is critical to identify incorrect storage configurations that might result in orphaned storage but it also helps ensure the performance of the data path while revealing unclaimed, unused, and underutilized capacity for storage reclamation.