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|Dutch term or phrase: Kostenvloer|
|I am currently translating a PhD thesis, and am having problems finding an adequate translation for the above term. |
The sentence is as follows:
Om een lage prijsstelling te kunnen verantwoorden, is een efficiënt ingerichte organisatie met een lage kostenvloer noodzakelijk.
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|low cost base / low fixed cost base|
A "cost structure" includes all the costs, including fixed and variable costs, while the "base costs" are only what is usually referred to as "fixed costs", i.e. those costs that are there, even if you do not do any turnover.
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