Evaluation and selection of suppliers in supply chain based on RST and VIKOR algorithm

Lu Tianchang, Zhao Zhiwei, Zhu Lin
2008 2008 Chinese Control and Decision Conference  
Excessive competition in the world to supply goods and services is an undeniable fact during the last two decades. By increasing the number of rivals, organizations were forced to improve their intra-organizational processes to survive in international competition scene. During the recent years, determining appropriate suppliers in supply chain have highly been considered. Many producers have searched for cooperating with appropriate suppliers to increase their organizations' management and
more » ... management and competitive performance. The main goal of supplier selection process is to decrease purchasing risk, maximizing critical values for customer and making close relation between purchaser and supplier, so determining appropriate and efficient supplier in supply chain has been a strategic key to investigate.
doi:10.1109/ccdc.2008.4597658 fatcat:r3vwjoskjzfefhnhryyhfvogly