Supplier Selection Antecedents in Furniture Manufacturing Industry Using Analytic Hierarchy Process
Selecting the right supplier are critical to help reduces purchasing costs, improves competitiveness in market and enhances end user satisfaction. Therefore, the objective of this study is to determine the ideal criteria of supplier for furniture manufacturing industry using Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) model. This quantitative study method is carried out by distributing questionnaires to 49 respondents in SMEs furniture manufacturing industries and the data analyzed using Expert Choice Software to rank the supplier selection criteria. The result shows that the ideal criteria for supplier selection are ranked by quality, delivery, service and cost. Other SMEs furniture manufacturing possibly referred this outcome when sort out a decision making for ideal supplier selection.