DR Corporation is a manufacturer of major appliances. The Traffic Manager is facing a decision of selecting a carrier for the inbound movement of motors. The primary case decisions are 1) what factors are critical to the decision, 2) how to calculate the tradeoffs among transportation costs, inventory costs, and order costs, and 3) how the company's managers should coordinate to make the decision. Acts as a very effective introduction to total supply chain cost calculations, and problems of internal coordination for supply chain decision making. Coupled with ChemBright, DR Corporation is a particularly effective way to introduce Supply Chain Management.