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City Granston Essay

  • Submitted by: PeterTen
  • on April 16, 2015
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 316 words

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Analyzing Case Data (Analysis)
-   Contract had to be signed within a week. Decision needs to be signed by December 25
- Increased population
- $3 Million worth of aggregates for road constructions and repairs. On 5 items budget.
- 3 Major suppliers (Lamoulin, Richmond, and Atlantic)
- Local aggregate industry near capacity with major construction projects
- They have the option to extend contract for another 2 year
-   2% Increase. CPI (Consumer Price Index) is reason for increase
-   Engineers mentioned that suppliers had performed reasonably and efficient suppliers are cost         effective.
- Suppliers priced was lowered 3% after the first year.
- Past few months the local economy pricing up
Description Original Price (Contract 2000) Current Price (3% Discount after first year) New Price Request (2% increase, 2003) City Requirements (tons)

Lamoulin Screening $9.80 $29,400.00 $9.59 $28,770.00 $9.78 $29,340.00 3,000.00
Crushed rock $8.80 $57,200.00 $8.57 $55,705.00 $8.74 $56,810.00 6,500.00
Richmond Drain rock $12.20 $36,600.00 $11.88 $35,640.00 $12.11 $36,330.00 3,000.00
Tailings $8.00 $600,000.00 $7.80 $585,000.00 $7.95 $596,250.00 75,000.00
Mulch $7.10 $1,775,000.00 $6.98 $1,745,000.00 $7.12 $1,780,000.00 250,000.00
$2,498,200.00 $2,450,115.00 $2,498,730.00
$530.00 $48,615.00


Possible Solutions & Alternatives
- Sign extended contract
- Look for more suppliers
- Request quotes from other suppliers for comparison even though the local industry is near capacity and other suppliers might not be able to offer the same service
- Contact the supplier to extend the deadline to sign the contract
- He can wait until the 3 year contract is close to end and collect more data in the meantime   to help in making the decision

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