An effective method to supplier selection and order quantity allocation

Abraham Mendoza, José A. Ventura

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For many companies, the supplier selection decision is considered a complicated problem given its large-scale nature. For this matter, we present a two-step approach to effectively undertake this problem. First, a list of potential suppliers is ranked and reduced to a manageable number based on Analytical Hierarchy Process in which both quantitative and qualitative criteria are considered. Then, based on the reduced list of suppliers, a mixed integer non-linear programming model is presented to properly allocate orders while taking into account the annual ordering, holding and purchasing costs subject to supplier's capacity and quality constraints.

Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - 2006
Event2006 IIE Annual Conference and Exposition - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: May 20 2006May 24 2006


Other2006 IIE Annual Conference and Exposition
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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