Identification and Prioritization of Supplier’s Resiliency Evaluation Criteria Based on BWM

Document Type : Original Article


1 Professor, University of Tehran.

2 Assistant Professor, University of Tehran.

3 Ph.D Candidate, University of Tehran.


Today's business environment has caused a high level of uncertainty and turbulent behavior in supply chain. Suppliers in most cases are the main sources of external risks which provide widespread levels of disruptions in supply chains. For that reason, suitable and resilience supplier selection can significantly reduce purchasing costs and lead times and increase the business continuity in case of disruptions and to comply with this, the enterprise's competitiveness and customer satisfaction. The aim of this study is Identification and prioritization of suppliers’ resiliency criteria at Avrand's Industrial Group supply chain by using combination of Fuzzy Delphi and BWM as a new MADM method. The results showed that agility, redundancy, and visibility respectively are the most important criteria in evaluating resiliency of Avrand's suppliers. Finally, based on the results of this research, some implementation and research recommendations were provided.


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