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 Title & Authors
An Integrated Mathematical Model for Supplier Selection
Asghari, Mohammad;
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 Abstract
Extensive research has been conducted on supplier evaluation and selection as a strategic and crucial component of supply chain management in recent years. However, few articles in the previous literature have been dedicated to the use of fuzzy inference systems as an aid in decision-making. Therefore, this essay attempts to demonstrate the application of this method in evaluating suppliers, based on a comprehensive framework of qualitative and quantitative factors besides the effect of gradual coverage distance. The purpose of this study is to investigate the applicability of the numerous measures and metrics in a multi-objective optimization problem of the supply chain network design with the aim of managing the allocation of orders by coordinating the production lines to satisfy customers' demand. This work presents a dynamic non-linear programming model that examines the important aspects of the strategic planning of the manufacturing in supply chain. The effectiveness of the configured network is illustrated using a sample, following which an exact method is used to solve this multi-objective problem and confirm the validity of the model, and finally the results will be discussed and analyzed.
 Keywords
Supplier Selection;Fuzzy Inference System;Coverage Distance;Multi-objective Programming;
 Language
English
 Cited by
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