Accounting

5 Practices for Job Costing

Job costing is considered to be something of an art form as creating a balance between your business and ensuring your employees are fairly paid is not always as easy as you may think.

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How to Calculate Total Manufacturing Cost

Does the task to calculate the total manufacturing cost fill your heart with dread? Once the complete realm of accountants and productivity engineers, the total manufacturing cost has now been revealed as an approachable useful tool for organizations of all sizes and types.

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The Benefits of MRP System for Manufacturing Accounting

If you have any familiarity with MRP systems, you know the advantages they offer in workforce planning, procurement, inventory management, workstation capacity, shop floor data collection, and so much more.And while production planning, eliminating excess inventory, and cost savings are substantial benefits of owning MRP software, one that might be overlooked is the value it […]

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Manufacturing Software and Accounting Software Integration

At some point, every production company needs to start using manufacturing software (i.e. an MRP system). It is very likely that by that time accounting software is already in use, but it has ceased to satisfy needs – it does not supply the necessary answers and restrains the growth of the business. Therefore, a decision is made to start […]

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How much do my products cost?

What is product cost? It’s important to know the manufacturing cost of your products. This is one of the most significant and defining factors in any manufacturing business. The sales price is the value the company receives for making the product. The key question is – at what cost does this come? If the cost […]

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Manufacturing Cost Advantage Shift

New studies reveal that the cost competitiveness of manufacturing across the globe has shifted. For example, according to the Boston Consulting Group, even though China remains the number one country in terms of manufacturing competitiveness, the manufacturing cost advantage over the U.S. has shrunk to less than 5 percent.

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