I did not present this as solution to all problems.
> Simply having a directory of suppliers is not going to solve this
> problem. Our firm has been in the environmental directory business
> for over two decades. There is a limited to what any directory supplier can
> do to "qualify" the firms in the directory.
> Further, the issue here is really leverage. Steve has virtually no
> leverage on his supplier. He has three basic choices. First, he can make the
> decision to inventory the parts he needs. Secondly, he needs to adjust his
> schedule to that of his suppliers. Thirdly, he work with other Amici to
> some purchasing power (assuming there is some purchasing power to be
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