Complete the selected case study analysis questions by elaborating on the questions provided with the case and link together course concepts with an opening statement and a conclusion that drives home your main points.

Case study attached. Questions needed to be answered are as follows:

1.Suggest steps Brandt should follow to begin the EDP process.

2.Identify differences between traditional purchasing and use of e-auctions. How can Brandt use these differences to make his selection? What types of items would be best suited for purchase through e-auctions?

3.Assume Brandt has identified products to purchase through e-auctions. What steps does he need to take to conduct a successful e-auction?

4. What negative impact can e-auctions have on supplier relationships, and how can Brandt ensure that they do not occur?