ACQUISITION COST Definition

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ACQUISITION COST is the amount, net of both trade and cash discounts, paid for property, plus transportation costs and ancillary costs.

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CONTROLLABLE MARGIN technically is the excess of contribution margin over controllable fixed costs. Managerially it is that margin that you can reasonably expect from a process that is balanced and controlled. Controllable margin is considered to be the best measure of a managers performance in efforts to control revenues and costs.

MAP can mean Manufacturing Application Protocol, Merchant Account Provider, Minimum Advertised Price, or Major Accounts Processing among many others.

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