According to the accounting firm of Ernst & Young, your office supply expense consists of more than just the price of the product. Their research reveals an additional cost of approximately $50.00 to $150.00 per order in the Procurement Process.
The graph is a breakdown of that process and illustrates where you incure the labor and expense. For a detailed description of what charges go into the graph above, please see the chart below.
You will need to add additional figures in the "Other" task field if supply rooms are stocked and inventoried. You will also need to add additional figures if a purchase order system is used.