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SETSCI - Volume 4 (8) (2019)
ISAS WINTER-2019 (SHS) - 4th International Symposium on Innovative Approaches in Social, Human and Administrative Sciences, Samsun, Turkey, Nov 22, 2019

Third-Party Logistics Provider Selection By Using AHP and CODAS Methods
Alptekin Ulutaş1*
1Sivas Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey
* Corresponding author:
Published Date: 2019-12-23   |   Page (s): 36-38   |    650     9

ABSTRACT Companies would like to gain a competitive advantage in today's world where global competition is intense by focusing on their main activities. Therefore, most of the companies use outsourcing for their logistics activities. Third-party logistics providers are outsourcing organizations that perform some or all of the logistics activities of companies. In order for the logistics activities to continue accurately in the medium and long term, companies need to establish a strategic partnership with a good third-party logistics provider. To achieve this goal, companies should identify the best third-party logistics provider. Many factors and alternatives need to be considered in the problem of selecting third-party logistics providers. Therefore, this problem can be called a multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) problem. In this study, third-party logistics provider selection will be made for a textile company with the Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) and Combinative Distance-Based Assessment (CODAS) methods. In this study, four alternatives were evaluated with respect to six criteria
KEYWORDS Third-party logistics provider, AHP, CODAS, MCDM, Logistics
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