1. Focusing on cost is the most obvious way to solve the problem. What are the various options and challenges independent of cost issues that are going on in this case? Be sure to consider supply chain trade-offs that might occur.
1. Ken issued a challenge to the consultants about considering all possible scenarios. What other scenarios could lead to a new optimal contract manufacturing location? (Hint: Consider relaxing a constraint to generate a new optimal location. Explain your choice and reasoning, and support with updated data analysis to determine if a new optimal CM location resulted.)