Studies in Systems, Decision and Control

Supplier Selection

An MCDA-Based Approach

Authors: Mukherjee, Krishnendu

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  • Includes several hybrid methods that are developed to implement multi-criteria decision tools to analyse procurement process
  • Discusses supplier selection criteria and various MCDA based selection methods for forward, reverse and mass customized supply chain
  • Contains case studies to make the book a ready reference for researchers, practitioners and students of industrial engineering and management sciences
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The purpose of this book is to present a comprehensive review of the latest research and development trends at the international level for modeling and optimization of the supplier selection process for different industrial sectors. It is targeted to serve two audiences: the MBA and PhD student interested in procurement, and the practitioner who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of procurement analysis with multi-criteria based decision tools to avoid upstream risks to get better supply chain visibility. The book is expected to serve as a ready reference for supplier selection criteria and various multi-criteria based supplier’s evaluation methods for forward, reverse and mass customized supply chain. This book encompasses several criteria, methods for supplier selection in a systematic way based on extensive literature review from 1998 to 2012. It provides several case studies and some useful links which can serve as a starting point for interested researchers. In the appendix several computer code written in MatLab and VB.NET is also included for the interested reader. Lucid explosion of various techniques used to select and evaluate suppliers is one of the unique characteristic of this book. Moreover, this book gives in depth analysis of selection and evaluation of suppliers for traditional supply chain, closed loop supply chain, supply chain for customized product, green supply chain, sustainable supply chain and also depicts methods for supply base reduction and selection of large number of suppliers.

About the authors

Krishnendu Mukherjee is an operations research scientist with the Operations Research Machine Learning & Analytics Experts (ORMAE), where he has been dealing with several projects for multi-national companies in India and abroad. He did his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical from Jadavpur University and Master of Engineering from BITS Pilani. He also worked as invited reviewer of IJPE, EJOR, JORS, IJAHP etc. In 2004, he got opportunity to design and develop innovative carpet backing machine at IICT, Bhadohi, as one of the core team member. In 2014, he received US copy right for developing computer code to facilitate selection and evaluation of n-number of suppliers in fuzzy environment. In 2015, he introduced new concept of postponement strategy to prevent upstream supply chain risk. He has published 15 papers in international journals/conferences. His areas of research include multi-criteria decision analysis, fuzzy set theory, mixed integer programming, linear programming, constrained programming, non-linear programming, optimization, supply chain management, sustainability, procurement analysis, vehicle routing, airlines scheduling, tankers scheduling etc. He has also completed his PhD work including the preparation of final draft of PhD thesis at Jadavpur University. This book encompasses extended work of his PhD thesis. He previously worked with National Institute of Technology Silchar (former REC); Ministry of Manpower, Oman; Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Ministry of Textile, Govt. of India; Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata; MAHE, Dubai etc.  

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Supplier Selection
Book Subtitle
An MCDA-Based Approach
Authors
Series Title
Studies in Systems, Decision and Control
Series Volume
88
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer India
Copyright Holder
Springer (India) Pvt. Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-81-322-3700-6
DOI
10.1007/978-81-322-3700-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-81-322-3698-6
Softcover ISBN
978-81-322-3889-8
Series ISSN
2198-4182
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 128
Number of Illustrations
43 b/w illustrations
Topics