Handling Allowance

Handling Allowance

A discount offered by a manufacturer to a retailer for a product that requires special care or inconvenience. The handling allowance gives an incentive to the retailer to purchase a product in which it may not otherwise be interested.
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The allowance includes--two language encouragement allowance, encouragement allowance for computer operations, postgraduate allowance, cash handling allowance, Project allowance (Irrigation Department), Encouragement allowance under voluntary family planning.
TO THE RETAILER: Your wholesaler will redeem this coupon at its face value plus 2p handling allowance, provided only that it has been taken for part-payment for magazine.
A handling allowance will be credited for each coupon redeemed.
In a separate speech at the convention, Stephan Winninger, president/CEO of the $850 million NuUnion CU of Lansing, Mich., said CUs like his that are struggling with write-offs ought to consider altering calculations on handling allowance for loan losses to start using a 12-month rolling average instead of 36 months.
This voucher is worth pounds 1 plus a 2p handling allowance. The offer is valid to the consumer up to Wednesday June 5, 2002 and must be returned to your supplying magazine wholesaler to arrive no later than July 5, 2002.
Our beverage suppliers must have known for years that one day we would demand a handling allowance.
A 2p handling allowance will also be credited for each coupon redeemed.
Coupons received by MKF wholesaler by January 7, 2002, earn a 2p handling allowance.
Coupons received by MKF wholesaler by July 27, 2001, receive a 2p handling allowance.
As a result of these external factors as well as unfavorable overhead and higher than normal shipping and handling allowances, the company reported a net loss for the quarter ended June 30, 1995 of $227,600, or 5 cents per share.
Bonus couponing and retailer handling allowances for coupons remained about the same.