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Strojarstvo : journal for the theory and application in mechanical engineering = Strojarstvo : žurnal dlja mašinostroitel-noj teorii i praktik = Strojarstvo : Zeitschrift zur Theorie und Praxis des Maschinenwesens, Vol.53 No.4 August 2011. -

In the present conditions of market globalization and thus increased market competition, the purchasing department and management structure of the company, in addition to answering questions what, how many and when to buy at what price, has also to be answered the question about an appropriate supplier. Supplier selection as well as the efficient inventory control can bring significant savings to a company. For the purpose of systematic evaluation of suppliers, criteria and multiple criteria AHP model analytic hierarchy process for selecting the best supplier have been proposed in the paper. The model is illustrated by the example of supplier selection to purchase parts for assembly of the agricultural machine. Multiple criteria and systematic quantitative approach to the supplier selection problem, significantly improve the decision-making process.

Analytic hierarchy process; Supplier selection

Author: Katica ŠIMUNOVIĆ - ; University of Osijek, Mechanical Engineering Faculty in Slavonski Brod, Slavonski Brod, Croatia Tomislav D



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