Refer to Exercise 12.14. Suppose that for 20x2, Sanford, Inc., has chosen suppliers that provide higher-quality parts and redesigned its plant layout to reduce material movement. Additionally, Sanford implemented a new setup procedure and provided training for its purchasing agents. As a consequence, less setup time is required and fewer purchasing mistakes are made. At the end of 20x2, the information shown on page 680 is provided. Required: 1. Prepare a report that compares the non-value-added costs for 20x2 with those of 20x1. 2. What is the role of activity reduction for non-value-added activities? For value-added activities? 3. Comment on the value of a trend report.

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Chapter 12, Problem 15E
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Refer to Exercise 12.14. Suppose that for 20x2, Sanford, Inc., has chosen suppliers that provide higher-quality parts and redesigned its plant layout to reduce material movement. Additionally, Sanford implemented a new setup procedure and provided training for its purchasing agents. As a consequence, less setup time is required and fewer purchasing mistakes are made. At the end of 20x2, the information shown on page 680 is provided.

Chapter 12, Problem 15E, Refer to Exercise 12.14. Suppose that for 20x2, Sanford, Inc., has chosen suppliers that provide

Required:

  1. 1. Prepare a report that compares the non-value-added costs for 20x2 with those of 20x1.
  2. 2. What is the role of activity reduction for non-value-added activities? For value-added activities?
  3. 3. Comment on the value of a trend report.

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