International Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering


Selection of supplier is one of the most critical activities performed by the organizations because of its strategic importance. Over the years a number of quantitative approaches have been applied to supplier selection problems. The selection process is commonly based on their previous performance records, so the ranking determines which supplier will get their supply contract. However a survey on current evaluation methods shows that they are all less objective and lack accurate data processing. These evaluation criteria often conflict, however and it is frequently impossible to find a supplier that excels in all areas. In addition some of the criteria are quantitative and some are qualitative. Thus a methodology is needed that can capture both subjective and objective evaluation measures. In this paper, we presented AHP and Grey Relational Analysis to establish a complete and accurate evaluation model for selecting suppliers based on multiple criteria and places the order quantities among them for a spinning industry





To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.