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Title: Decision support model for evaluation and selection of Third Party Logistics service providers
Authors: Qureshi M.N.
Kumar, Dinesh Senthil
Kumar P.
Published in: International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management
Abstract: Third Party Logistics (3PL) service providers play an important role in fulfilling the strategic objectives of shippers. The importance of 3PL service providers is growing globally. The growing demands encourage the evolution of new services, thus shipper's management is keen on 3PL service providers. This paper describes Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution for critically analysing and selecting potential 3PL service providers in fuzzy environment. Various selection criteria measured in linguistics term in vague and subjective reference are accounted using Triangular Fuzzy Numbers. The case problem demonstrates fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision Making method to evaluate the potential 3PL service providers by assigning weight to each criterion and later on synthesising the capability exhibited by them. Decision Makers' fuzzy potential 3PL service providers for a case problem of shipper. Copyright © 2008, Inderscience Publishers.
Citation: International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 4(3): 255-281
URI: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJLSM.2008.017476
http://repository.iitr.ac.in/handle/123456789/26222
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
Keywords: 3PL service providers
Fuzzy Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution
Fuzzy TOPSIS
MCDM
Multi-Criteria Decision-Making
Shipper
TFN
Third Party Logistics service providers
Triangular Fuzzy Numbers
ISSN: 17427967
Author Scopus IDs: 22986225600
57212687786
55952759400
Author Affiliations: Qureshi, M.N., MIED, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 247667 Uttaranchal, India
Kumar, D., MIED, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 247667 Uttaranchal, India
Kumar, P., MIED, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee 247667 Uttaranchal, India
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Corresponding Author: Qureshi, M.N.; MIED, , Roorkee 247667 Uttaranchal, India; email: mnqureshi@rediffmail.com
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