### Which vendors should ues select to supply each distribution

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United Express Service (UES) uses large quantities of packaging materials at its four dis- tribution hubs. After screening potential suppliers, UES identified six vendors that can provide packaging materials that will satisfy its quality standards. UES asked each of the six vendors to submit bids to satisfy annual demand at each of its four distribution hubs over the next year. The following table lists the bids received (in thousands of dollars). UES wants to ensure that each of the distribution hubs is serviced by a different vendor. Which bids should UES accept, and which vendors should UES select to supply each distribution hub?

 Bidder 1 2 3 4 Martin Products 190 175 125 230 Schmidt Materials 150 235 155 220 Miller Containers 210 225 135 260 D&J Burns 170 185 190 280 Larbes Furnishings 220 190 140 240 Lawler Depot 270 200 130 260

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