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Title: Selection of Logistics Services Provider (LSP) under fuzzy environment: A graph-theoretic and matrix approach
Authors: Qureshi M.N.
Kumar, Pradeep
Kumar D.
Published in: International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management
Abstract: Logistics Services Providers (LSPs) play a vital role in accomplishing the strategic objectives of shippers; hence, it requires careful evaluation. The earmarking of a potential LSP requires critical evaluation, identification and comparison. This work proposes a methodology based on digraph and matrix approach for evaluating alternative LSPs. An LSP selection index that evaluates and ranks the LSPs has been derived from an LSP selection attributes' function, obtained from the digraph of LSP selection attributes. The digraph is developed considering LSP selection attributes under fuzzy environment. Coefficients of similarity, coefficients of dissimilarity and the identification sets are further proposed for comparison. Copyright © 2009, Inderscience Publishers.
Citation: International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management (2009), 5(5): 551-573
URI: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJLSM.2009.024252
http://repository.iitr.ac.in/handle/123456789/12306
Issue Date: 2009
Keywords: FAHP
Fuzzy analytic hierarchy process
Fuzzy synthetic evaluation
Graph-theoretic
Logistics services provider
LSP
LSP selection index
Matrix approach
ISSN: 17427967
Author Scopus IDs: 22986225600
55952759400
57202478211
Author Affiliations: Qureshi, M.N., MIED, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Kumar, P., MIED, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Kumar, D., MIED, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Corresponding Author: Qureshi, M.N.; MIED, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India; email: mnqureshi@rediffmail.com
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