—Supplier selection of the third party logistics play
a very important role in supply chain management, which
determine the whole competitive power of supply chain directly,
selecting a suitable supplier of the third party logistics become
an important component of the modern enterprise strategy.
The paper has introduced the index of the third party logistics
supplier evaluation at first, then has introduced the existing
supplier selection method, point out the disadvantage of
different methods, propose supplier selection model of the
third party logistics on the basis of gray clustering and
multi-objective decision-making with entropy weight, thus get
the best supplier. At last set a simple example to explain the
validity of the method, which can solve finely the problem of
supplier selection of the third party logistics.
—Supplier selection, model, grey clustering,
Yewang Zhou is with the School of Business, Huanggang Normal
University, Huanggang, 43800, China (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite: Yewang Zhou, "The Research on Supplier Selection Model of the Third
Party Logistics Based on Grey Clustering," International Journal of Modeling and Optimization vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 489-492, 2014.