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    Gilman Corporation: Improve Computation of per Unit Costs

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    Consider the following scenario:

    Due to seasonal fluctuations, Gilman Corporation has a problem determining the unit cost of its products. For example, high heating costs during the winter months cause the cost per unit to be higher than the per unit cost in the summer months, even when producing the same number of units of the product.

    Discuss how Gilman Corporation can improve the computation of per unit costs.

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    Clearly, in any manufacturing company, the product seasonality and even weather seasons can have significant impact on per unit product cost. What Gilman Corporation, together with other manufacturing firms with the same situation, can do is ...

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    The solution discusses how the Gilman Corp. can improve computation of per unit costs.