Cost structure and organizational profitability


Refer to the Carmichael Corporation Case 11-3 at the end of Chapter 11.  I have attached this below. 

Using the information given in the case study, explain in detail as to how the purchasing manager can come up with alternatives to maintain organizational profitability.  

This can be submitted in a MS Word Document, with a title and reference page, it should include a clear one-paragraph introduction on the importance of creating a competitive cost structure.  

Please use two additional resources along with the textbook reference of:

 Johnson, P. F., Leenders, M. R., & Flynn, A. E. (2015). Purchasing and supply management (15th ed.). Retrieved from 

Less than 15% of the paper should be quotes; 85% of the paper needs to be your own words.