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    Bridgeton Industries Automotive Component and Fabrication Plant The union has worked with us and has even led in cost reduction programs. Now corporate is talking about outsourcing additional products. What more can we do to keep the business? mike lewis, plant manager The Automotive Component and Fabrication Plant (ACF) was the original plant site for Bridgeton Industries, a major supplier of components for the domestic automotive industry. The history of the

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    To What Extent Has Sectarianism Clouded Scottish Football and What Factors Have Proven Most Pivotal in Its Development?

    sectarianism refers to negative, aggressive or inappropriate conduct from one individual or group towards another from a different religious background. An extreme example of this was found as tensions heightened in the Glasgow loyalist area of Bridgeton in 1995, as 16 year old Celtic fan Mark Scott was brutally murdered walking home from a Celtic match by Rangers fan Jason Campbell, 23. This behaviour has been widely attributed to Scottish football, and its fans, for the better part of a century

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    Bridgeton Assignment 1. The overhead allocation rate used in the 1987 model year strategy study at the Automotive Component & Fabrication Plant (ACF) was 435% of direct labor dollar cost. Calculate the overhead allocation rate using the 1987 model year budget. Why do you get different numbers? 2. Calculate the overhead allocation rate for each of the model years 1988 through 1990. Are the changes since 1987 in overhead allocation rates significant? Why have these changes occurred? 3

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    strategy of the firm. In particular, we see how certain businesses are made to look inappropriately attractive or unattractive. Cost Behavior, Capacity Analysis and the Downward Demand Spiral Case: Bridgeton Industries: Automotive Component & Fabrication Plant Case Description: Bridgeton Industries was experiencing reduced sales. To become more competitive it introduced a classification procedure for products based upon their productivity and other factors. Products were classified into three

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    minutes outside of the city of St. Louis. The city of Maryland heights was founded 1885. Maryland Heights lives up to its motto “where life is celebrated” by offering many community centered activities that residence can attend. Creve Coeur, St. Anne, Bridgeton and Earth City box in the city of Maryland Heights. The city is mostly residential with a few exceptions: the corporate park off highway 270, the casino located on the edge of Maryland Heights and Earth City, and lastly Creve Coeur Park that divides

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    DESCRIPTION: As a historied plant that was developed by several industry uses, ACF ultimately become an original plant site of Bridgeton Industries. The whole production of ACF was sold to the Big-Three automobile manufacturers, major competitors were the local&foreign suppliers and intracompany plants. Production processes of six major products (as fuel tanks, manifolds, etc.) were diverse from each other. ACF was using the relatively old cost system of ‘one plant-wide overhead pool’, in which

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    Bridgeton Industries: Automotive Component & Fabrication Plant (Acf)

    Bridgeton Industries: Automotive Component & Fabrication Plant (ACF) Description The ACF was a major supplier of components for the domestic automotive industry as all of its production was sold to the Big-Three domestic automotive manufacturers. The ACF gone through different industrial uses until the founder of Bridgeton purchased it and it became the original plant site for Bridgeton Industries in the early 1900s. The ACF faced the competition from local suppliers and other Bridgeton plants

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    Precision Worldwide 1-30, 2-52 | Cost Management Systems: | 2 | Traditional Product Costing | Chapters 3, 4 | Bridgeton Industries 3-45, 3-55 | 3 | Activity Based Costing (ABC) | Chapter 8 “Using ABC to Manage Customer Mix and Relationships” |

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    Bridgeton Industries

    Bridgeton Industries: Automotive Component & Fabrication Plant Answer 1: The primary competitions for Automotive Component & Fabrication Plant (ACF) of Bridgeton Industries were local suppliers and other Bridgeton plants. The ACF sold all of its production to the Big-Three domestic automobile manufacturers. As the US automobile market was growing and was dominated by the domestic automakers, the ACF experienced a period of healthy profitability. However, in the 1980s the competitive environment

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    analysis Chapter #3 Case: Foxy Originals Assignment 2: Salem Telephone Company 7 Decision making by using accounting information Chapter #11 Case1: Baldwin Bicycle Co 8 Decision making by using accounting information Chapter #11 Case 2: Bridgeton Industries Assignment 3: BW Manufacturing Co. 9 MID TERM Exam 10 Budgeting Chapter #6 Case: Blackheath Manufacturing Company 11 Flexible Budgeting and Performance Reporting Chapter #7 Case: Walthom Motors Assignment 4: Town of Belington

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    important to me made me feel like a coward - and lazy — but I was terrified of screwing it up. So I went on to something else, but the idea of the Dome never left my mind. In the years since, my good friend Russ Dorr, a physician's assistant from Bridgeton, Maine, has helped me with the medical details in many books, most notably The Stand. In the late summer of 2007, I asked him if he would be willing to take on a much larger role, as head researcher on a long novel called Under the Dome. He agreed

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    Bridgeton Case

    1. Provide your best estimate of the cost and profitability of Wilkerson’s three product lines using: a. Wilkerson’s existing cost system b. an activity-based cost model using the information in the case 2. What causes any shifts in reported product costs and profitability? 3. Based on your analysis in Question 1b, recommend three distinct actions that Wilkerson’s managers could implement to improve profitability? 4. What concerns, if any, do any have with the cost estimates you prepared

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    Bridgeton Industries

    Case Summary Foreign competition and the oil crisis experienced in the 1970s has caused cutbacks in the automotive parts and manufacturing industry and pressure to meet stricter emissions standards. Maintaining costs and profit margins has become more difficult amid a climate of outsourcing and discontinuations. #2 Overhead Rate The difference in overhead allocation has occurred due to the outsourcing of muffler/exhausts and oil pans. Since there are fewer products to absorb fixed costs the

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    products and simple overhead structures. An activity-based resource usage model can be viewed as the thermod3aiamic equivalent to the three product examples of introductory cost accounting courses. Consider, for example, the analysis that arises in the Bridgeton Industries case.^^ The plant ini- tially produced five product lines. Because of competitive pressures, the plant's profitahility had declined. Special studies were performed and eventually two product lines were outsourced. As the case proceeds

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    strategy of the firm. In particular, we see how certain businesses are made to look inappropriately attractive or unattractive. Cost Behavior, Capacity Analysis and the Downward Demand Spiral Case: Bridgeton Industries: Automotive Component & Fabrication Plant Case Description: Bridgeton Industries was experiencing reduced sales. To become more competitive it introduced a classification procedure for products based upon their productivity and other factors. Products were classified into three

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    strategy of the firm. In particular, we see how certain businesses are made to look inappropriately attractive or unattractive. Cost Behavior, Capacity Analysis and the Downward Demand Spiral Case: Bridgeton Industries: Automotive Component & Fabrication Plant Case Description: Bridgeton Industries was experiencing reduced sales. To become more competitive it introduced a classification procedure for products based upon their productivity and other factors. Products were classified into three

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    Bridgeton Industries: Automotive Component & Fabrication Plant In the early 1900s, the Automotive Component & Fabrication Plant (ACF) was the primary production site for Bridgeton Industries. All of the ACF’s products was provided to the Big-Three domestic automobile producers. At that time, the competitors were only domestic suppliers and other Bridgeton plants. However, later on, competition became stronger due to the foreign suppliers increased. In addition, the expensive gasoline and

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    system proposed by the consultant. 3. Which system is preferable? Why? 4. Would you recommend any changes to the system you prefer? Why? 5. Would you treat the new machine as a separate cost center or as a part of the main test room? Bridgeton Industries: Automotive Component & Fabrication Plant 1. The official overhead allocation rate used in the 1987 model year strategy study at the Automotive Component and Fabrication Plant (ACF) was 435% of direct labor cost. Calculate the overhead

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    base quantity 2. What are the causes of excess capacity at ANAGENE? How is this situation different from the causes of excess capacity at BRIDGETON INDUSTRIES? • Initial output was for R&D purposes; production volumes varied more than 100% from month to month • The anticipated cartridge production volumes keep fluctuating • Addressing new markets • At Bridgeton, the death spiral resulted from the continuous outsourcing of their products; this is evident in the changes of their overhead rates from

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    Bridgstone Industries

    expensive gasoline has started a trend in the auto industry for fuel efficiency resulting in ever increasing emission standards. With the resulting loss of domestic market share, ACF is facing intense competition from not only other suppliers but other Bridgeton plants as well. The task of remaining cost competitive is daunting as outsourcing seems to be catching on as a way to cut costs. Overhead Burden Rate We have used direct labor as the allocation base to calculate the figures given below. However

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    Bridgeton Cost Allocation

    9-104-073 REV: APRIL 26, 2005 ROBERT S. KAPLAN Midwest Office Products John Malone, general manager of Midwest Office Products (MOP) was concerned about the financial results for calendar year 2003. Despite a sales increase from the prior year, the company had just suffered the first loss in its history (see summary income statement in Exhibit 1). Midwest Office Products was a regional distributor of office supplies to institutions and commercial businesses. It offered a comprehensive product

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    were entirely variable they would save about four thousand dollars. Volume of activity at Bridgeton Industries is measured by dollars. They’re not measured by just counting units because this is the way it’s been put in place. I would assume that because their costs are spread out among the products to figure out profitability they don’t want to measure volume just by counting. B) I think that the Bridgeton and the consultants believe that they would save a lot on overhead by outsourcing muffler

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    Managerial Emphasis, 10th Edition (Prentice Hall) prices as well as fixed and variable costs, demand curve analysis, and sunk costs. Also invites discussion about the proper measurement, offering departmental profits and return on sales as candidates. Bridgeton Industries was experiencing reduced sales. To become more competitive it introduced a classification procedure for products based upon their productivity and other factors. Products were classified into three groups: world class, potentially world

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