In the auto industry, for example, where legacy costs
for health care and pensions in manufacturing one car exceed real labor costs, the U.S.
Additionally, mergers and bankruptcy plans are reducing legacy costs
for integrated mills, lessening the disadvantage that these companies have been operating under relative to EAF mills and giving them more flexibility.
That meant fixing its balance sheet, rationalizing its fleet, transforming its legacy costs
and energizing its employees to deliver the United brand and product to its customers.
In saloon form, the Legacy costs
from pounds 15,750 to pounds 16,750 and that's an absolute bargain.
This major component of legacy costs
will continue to escalate at a time when car prices, in real terms, are declining.
As a part of this process, Dole will evaluate the clearing of any legacy costs
and liabilities remaining with the company.
Will West Virginia pick up the tab for unfunded legacy costs
, such as retirees and their dependents?
Kelly said that under his direction, PSCU would be more open to transparency than it might have been in the past, and member credit unions would find it easier to examine their card programs for unintended or legacy costs
The OPG advantage resides in its lean business model which does not carry accumulated overhead and legacy costs
that most of the large orthopedic companies must include in their inventory COG (cost of goods) and pricing strategies.
"The Big Three have eliminated so many legacy costs
that I am more confident than ever that they will be competitive with any automaker anywhere in the world," McElroy said.
Some $17.4 billion in taxpayer bailout dollars and untold billions more in capital, labor and productivity have been sacrificed in the name of propping up companies clearly unable to outrun their legacy costs
in today's market.