The supply manager was upset by these calls and did not enjoy his supper on May 9.1. What…

The supply manager was upset by these calls and did not enjoy his supper on May 9.1. What suggestions might you have made in the supply manager’s handling of this matter?2. What would you recommend that he do now?3. To what extent would you concur in the supply manager’s belief that suppliers should at least be allowed to recover direct costs?4. Who do you feel should have received the order?5. What are the weaknesses inherentin the competitive bidding process?6. Should this purchase havebeen negotiated? Discuss.Adapted from a case copyrighted by the Purchasing Agents’ Association of Connecticut, Inc. Reproduced by permission.