Lesson #8, Assignment #1 - Read the 'Business...

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Read the 'Business Problem-Solving Case' on pages 34-37 of your text, entitled "Is Second Life This assignment is from pages 288-289 of your text: 1. Use the Internet to locate alternative suppliers for motorcycle fuel tanks. Identify two or three suppliers. Find out the amount of time and cost to ship a fuel tank (weighing about five pounds) by ground (surface delivery) from each supplier to Dirt Bikes in Carbondale, Colorado. Which supplier is most likely to take the shortest amount of time and cost the least to ship the fuel tanks? Two alternative suppliers for motorcycle fuel tanks are: Bike Bandit & J.C. Whitney. The cost of a standard dirt bike fuel tank is about $242.00. The standard ground shipping charge for orders over $20.00 is a flat $7.95. The time of shipping from Bike Bandits is usually 3-5 business days. The cost of a standard dirt bike fuel tank is about $50.00. The standard ground shipping charge for orders between $50.00 & & $75.00 is $16.98. The time of shipping from J.C. Whitney is
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Lesson #8, Assignment #1 - Read the 'Business...

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