Reliable, Established Supplier Forsaken For In-House Joyride

ROME — After a quick deliberation by the Engineering department, an unanimous decision has been made to forsake an established, reliable supplier for an in-house adventure, sources related to the matter commented to the Inquirer. “We can do this 10x cheaper and 100x faster” expressed Mario Porchetto, Head of Engineering, leading what seemed—according to some observers—a collective rapture of delusive overoptimism. “This is a very, very critical component, I hope they know what they’re doing”, wished Giuseppe Bergomi, Head of Supply Chain.