Analytic network process in supplier selection: A case study in an electronic firm

Gencer C., Guerpinar D.

APPLIED MATHEMATICAL MODELLING, vol.31, no.11, pp.2475-2486, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.apm.2006.10.002
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2475-2486
  • Keywords: supplier selection, analytic network process, multi criteria decision making, purchasing, VENDOR SELECTION, TOTAL-COST, NEGOTIATION, LOGISTICS, SYSTEM, MODEL, AHP
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Supplier selection, which is the first step of the activities in the product realization process starting from the purchasing of material till to the end of delivering the products, is evaluated as a critical factor for the companies desiring to be successful in nowadays competition conditions. With the scope of this paper, supplier selection was considered as a multi criteria decision problem. A model aiming the usage of analytic network process (ANP) in supplier selection is developed owning to the evaluation of the relations between supplier selection criterias in a feedback systematic. The proposed model is implemented in a company of electronic. IF (c) 2006 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.