8) MaxSteel Inc., has been supplying steel to a well known car manufacturer, Agis Corp., for the past 3 years. Concerned employees at Max can directly access Agis Corp.'s inventory and sales information via electronic data interchange.This allows MaxSteel to monitor Agis Corp.'s inventory levels on a real-time basis. The system has worked well for both companies so far and there has never been any delay in the supply of steel. Which of the following, if true, would most strengthen Agis' supply chain strategy?
A) Agis Corp.'s management decides to take strong measures for increasing their safety stock of all raw materials.
B) Agis Corp., is taking measures to add wholesalers and retailers into their supply chain.
C) Agis Corp., has a strong desire to purchase MaxSteel in order to reduce dependency.
D) Agis Corp., is taking measures to directly contact the consumers by removing wholesalers and retailers from their supply chain.
E) Agis Corp., understands that the information shared with MaxSteel will not be shared outside their organization.