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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