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transport Costs in the Wholesale trades

transport Costs in the Wholesale trades

Results of a Board of trade inquiry are used as the basis for calculations of the proportionate expenditure of various wholesale trades on own account transport and on purchased transport. The proportion of total transport costs to gross margin shows wide variations.

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