Unavoidable Costs

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Unavoidable Costs

Costs a company incurs regardless of the operational decisions it makes. Examples of unavoidable costs include rent, office supplies and some taxes.
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Energy costs that were previously seen as simply a fixed and uncontrollable cost are now seen as a variable cost.
At Norton Asset Management, our only uncontrollable cost is health insurance (and that's a doozy
Doing so would require bidding contractors to secure a true fixed-price contract to mitigate the uncontrollable cost overruns that are too often passed on to the unsuspecting public.
9 percent will allow us to continue the Recovery Act work, maintain our fiscal year 2010 staffing level, cover mandatory pay and uncontrollable cost increases, and reinvest savings from nonrecurring costs and efficiencies to further enhance our productivity and effectiveness.
Their pay led to a cycle of things to create a totally uncontrollable cost structure.
employers perceive health care as a significant, uncontrollable cost.
Asthma, obesity, diabetes, hypertension and other chronic diseases are driving our health system off a cliff, creating a tsunami of uncontrollable cost and unnecessary suffering for millions of people in our state.
Finance director Jim Clarkesaid of the six months to 23 January: 'It's a case of almost uncontrollable cost increases at a time when revenue growth has been quite modest.
Besides, when a business has to pay for legal and consulting support, it faces an uncontrollable cost.
In the meantime, we continue to manage our business to offset those uncontrollable cost factors that can negatively impact our operations.
With lumber and concrete prices rising and other electric providers raising their rates, Direct Energy offers homebuilders a way to manage what is normally an uncontrollable cost by providing long-term savings.
Shrink, long considered an uncontrollable cost factor averaging 1-2 percent of sales in the food and CPG supply chain, is being effectively controlled at much lower levels, according to data from scan based trading (SBT) clients of The viaLink Company (Nasdaq:VLNK).