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Unit Cost

The amount that a company spends to produce or purchase one unit of a good or service. For example, if a company buys 100 widgets for $100, the unit cost is $1.

unit cost

see AVERAGE COST.
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The Vehicle Unit Cost Report versus the Vehicle Exit Unit Cost Report
To check a time and material estimate, divide the various line item amounts by the prospective scope area and compare the results with the industry standard unit cost.
Table 2 also indicates that the change in the finishing scrap rate on total unit costs is about the same as the change in the casting scrap rate; that is, a 0.
But if you start comparing one company's unit costs to another, all variances are dismissed because it is impossible to compare apples to oranges.
Meanwhile, per unit cost for Azad Jammu and Kashmir has been raised to Rs 12.
The country's industrial base was happy to oblige, as increased quantities meant reduced unit costs and increased profits.
The outlook for regulated electric utilities is mildly negative, reflecting rising capex and other expense elements that will contribute to the increasing unit cost of utility service.
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DOD could be reporting more complete information beyond what is required by law on the unit cost performance of major defense acquisition programs to Congress for its authorization and appropriations deliberations.
In other words, military equipment (with a unit cost above the DoD-set capitalization threshold of $100,000) would now have to be valued, depreciated, and reported on DoD's financial statements in the GPP & E line.