[solved] Which of the following is typically the most compelling strategic reason for pursuing forward vertical integration?
To reduce the risk of disruptions in the delivery of the company's products to end-users
To be able to establish personal relationships with consumers who purchase the company's products/services
To increase the volume and profitability of selling direct to customers at the company's website
To raise the overall caliber of customer service the company provides to buyers
To gain better access to end users, improve market visibility, and enhance brand name awareness