Supplier evaluation and selection via Taguchi loss functions and an AHP

@article{Pi2006SupplierEA,
  title={Supplier evaluation and selection via Taguchi loss functions and an AHP},
  author={Wei-Ning Pi and Chinyao Low},
  journal={The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology},
  year={2006},
  volume={27},
  pages={625-630}
}
The purchasing function directly affects the competitive ability of a firm. Purchasing managers need to periodically evaluate supplier performance in order to retain those suppliers who meet their requirements. The importance of incorporating multiple attributes such as quality, on-time delivery, price and service, into vendor evaluation are well established in the literature. This report provides a more accurate and easier method for quantifying the supplier’s attributes to quality-loss using… CONTINUE READING

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