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Unformatted text preview: vendors. The decision is a little risky because if one of the four vendors fails to deliver the goods due to any reason, the company would suffer a lot from it. Therefore, the company would better either purchase more from the other six vendors or search for more alternatives. Second, I also think considering that Fantastic Fasteners and Ben Franklin Inc.s days late are positive, which means that they are likely make the company risk suffering from inventory shortage, the company should negotiate with them to either increase the delivery speed or increase the A/P terms as compensation. When negotiating, the company can focus more on Fantastic Fasteners because 19.74% of the companys sales depend on Fantastic Fasteners, so the risk of losing customers and market share and harming the band loyalty and long-term relationship with customers is huge....
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- Spring '09