What does carrying cost mean?

carrying cost meaning in Law Dictionary

In marketing and advertising, carrying cost is the complete price of keeping stock. Including warehousing prices such as lease, resources and wages, economic prices such opportunity cost, and stock costs related to perishibility, shrinking and insurance.

carrying cost meaning in Business Dictionary

1. Financial and operational expense involving a good investment. 2. Finance, insurance coverage, safety, spoilage, storage, alongside such costs associated with warehousing of goods. 3. Interest and loan provider enforced charges eg settlement charge, processing charge, penalties, associated with a loan. 4. Interest and other costs involving goods or services sold on credit. Also called carrying charge or holding price.

carrying cost meaning in General Dictionary

the ability price of unproductive assets; the expense incurred by ownership