CHICAGO -- Activity-based costing at the manufacturer and distributor levels could reduce the price of goods by 30%, according to an executive of Spartan Stores, Grand Rapids, Mich. "We see a 30% reduction in the cost of goods as manufacturers and distributors are able to take fees out of their cost structures by operating more efficiently" and implementing Efficient Consumer Response technologies, said William E. May Jr., Spartan's senior vice president of distribution and management ...
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