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Supplier Selection and Performance Evaluation of Telecommunication Company

Atefeh Amindoust1, Shamsuddin Ahmed1 and Ali Saghafinia1
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American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Volume 5 No. 1, 2012, 49-52

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajeassp.2012.49.52

Submitted On: 25 October 2011 Published On: 28 February 2012

How to Cite: Amindoust, A., Ahmed, S. & Saghafinia, A. (2012). Supplier Selection and Performance Evaluation of Telecommunication Company. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 5(1), 49-52. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajeassp.2012.49.52

Abstract

Problem statement: In today’s manufacturing outsourcing of resources has significant importance. Efficient supplier selection process is a central part in supply chain management for enterprises for outsourcing. Approach: The nature of supplier selection is a multi criteria decision making problem and in the selection process multiple criteria must be considered. In this study a multiple attribute utility theory base on Data Envelopments Analysis (DEA) applied to tackle this problem with consideration of some inputs and outputs. Results: A real case study was implemented to show the application of DEA method and through this method the efficient and inefficent suppliers were identified to ranking them. Conclusion: DEA is a tactical model to cope with multiple criteria in purchasing decisions.

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Keywords

  • Supplier selection
  • supply chain management
  • DEA