A new non-parametric approach for suppliers selection

Document Type: Research Articles

Authors

Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, Isfahan, Iran.

Abstract

In this paper we propose a simple non-parametric model for multiple crite-
ria supplier selection problem. The proposed model does not generate a zero
weight for a certain criterion and ranks the suppliers without solving the model
n times (one linear programming (LP) for each supplier) and therefore allows
the manager to get faster results. The methodology is illustrated using an
example.

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