To remain competitive, Axis Systems’ management believes the company must produce Job
B–type servers (from C4-53) at a target cost of $5,400. Axis Systems has just joined a B2B emarket site that management believes will enable the firm to cut direct material costs by 10%. Axis’s management also believes that a value-engineering team can reduce assembly time.
Compute the assembly cost savings per Job B-type server required to meet the $5,400 target cost.