International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Analytic Network Process (ANP) in Supplier Selection: A Case Study in Textile Sector
Karahan KARA, Nilay KOLEOGLU, Pınar GÜROL

In the process of supply chain management, choosing the most effective supplier with respect to a firm's needs and requests, give a firm an advantage over sustainable competitive advantage. Getting this advantage is available only if correct selection of decisions is made and applied. The main purpose of this study is developing suitable solutions for a textile firm which is facing difficulty of choosing which supplier is the best and setting criteria to determine the best option among available alternatives. In this context, firstly the needed criteria are set and classified. Then with the ANP, which is among multi criteria decision techniques, selection of supplier problem is discussed and solution steps are applied and the output is evaluated in the conclusion part.

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