Study on Location Choice for NAFFCO Company in Jiangsu Province China

Karim Zakhry, Jiang Xin-ying, Mohammed Ismail Alhussam

Abstract


The research presents Fuzzy set multi-criteria decision-making approach combined by Delphi method (ADM) to facilitate location decision. Whereas the preference ranking of alternatives importance of the criteria was obtained by (ADM) then obtained the right decision by applying Fuzzy set method. The applicability of the recommended methods was given on NAFFCO firefighting company location selection problem. The importance of this study is that it presented as followed: it is the first usage of the mixed methodologies in the area of location selection (Jiangsu province) that focusing on market size(MS), labor productivity(LP), knowledge(KN), and transportation(T) to facilitate location decision. Second the presented content of methodologies can be used to decide the important weight of the existed variables. Third, reduce the risks that can be faced in making the location decision to gain a fruitful location decision. Fourth, it can be used to facilitate location selection within unlimited locations and unlimited criteria.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ber.v10i1.16510

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