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Buying Quality is like LIFO for Capital Goods

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Old 01-07-2018, 12:42:41 PM
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Default Buying Quality is like LIFO for Capital Goods

for a moment let us assume you have a punching decision

you operate refrigerated delivery trucks
your new fleet had a choice of generators

Brand A; $2000 but a history of lasting 2 years on average.
Brand B; $4000 and a history of lasting 4 years on average.

It is NOT a toss-up !!!

given the higher cost of Brand A 2 years hence
and the cost of replacement labor.

but if the trucks only last 18 months go for it.
by using this free advise, you, your heirs, etc
absolve, save, and hold harmless the advisor.
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