This paper focuses on the supplier selection problem and the subsequent order allocation, extending an approach originally proposed by some of the authors for supplier ranking under uncertainty. The novel method integrates the cross-efficiency Data Envelopment Analysis and the fuzzy set theory to obtain a ranking of suppliers under nondeterministic evaluation criteria. Subsequently, a fuzzy integer linear programming model allows determining the quantities to require from each supplier as a compromise between the suppliers' efficiency, procurement costs, and time required to fulfill the order, while respecting the suppliers' capacity and satisfying the customers' demand. The case study of an SME manufacturer shows the technique effectiveness.

Integrated supplier selection and order allocation under uncertainty in agile supply chains

Epicoco N.;
2015

Abstract

This paper focuses on the supplier selection problem and the subsequent order allocation, extending an approach originally proposed by some of the authors for supplier ranking under uncertainty. The novel method integrates the cross-efficiency Data Envelopment Analysis and the fuzzy set theory to obtain a ranking of suppliers under nondeterministic evaluation criteria. Subsequently, a fuzzy integer linear programming model allows determining the quantities to require from each supplier as a compromise between the suppliers' efficiency, procurement costs, and time required to fulfill the order, while respecting the suppliers' capacity and satisfying the customers' demand. The case study of an SME manufacturer shows the technique effectiveness.
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