What does carrying cost mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carrying cost, carrying charge(noun)

    the opportunity cost of unproductive assets; the expense incurred by ownership


  1. Carrying cost

    In marketing, carrying cost refers to the total cost of holding inventory. This includes warehousing costs such as rent, utilities and salaries, financial costs such as opportunity cost, and inventory costs related to perishability, shrinkage and insurance. When there are no transaction costs for shipment, carrying costs are minimized when no excess inventory is held at all, as in a Just In Time production system. Excess inventory can be held for one of three reasons. Cycle stock is held based on the re-order point, and defines the inventory that must be held for production, sale or consumption during the time between re-order and delivery. Safety stock is held to account for variability, either upstream in supplier lead time, or downstream in customer demand. Psychic stock is held by consumer retailers to provide consumers with a perception of plenty.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carrying cost in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carrying cost in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  • costo de transporteSpanish
  • रखाव लागतHindi
  • செலவுகளை சுமந்துகொள்வதுTamil

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