American Society of Civil Engineers


Factors Affecting Choosing Logistics Suppliers Based on Generalized Nested Logic Model


by Xuejin Zhang, (School of Transportation and Automotive Engineering, Xihua University E-mail: xuejinz@163.com), Libin Xu, (School of Economics and Trade, Xihua University, E-mail: yxlb1998@163.com), Xiaohan Liu, (School of Transportation and Automotive Engineering, Xihua University E-mail: michelle.xh.liu@gmail.com), and Yingzi Dai, (Department of Economics Management, Sichuan Post and Telecommunication College, E-mail: diamond_spirit@yahoo.cn)

pp. 1343-1349, (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/40996(330)194)

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Document type: Conference Proceeding Paper
Part of: Logistics: The Emerging Frontiers of Transportation and Development in China
Abstract: Through the study of individual choice of suppliers by enterprises, a generalized nested logic model (GNLM) is constructed in this paper based on maximum utility theory to find the main factors affecting enterprises’ choice of suppliers in the hope of providing some relevant references to the improvement of suppliers’ services and the enlargement of their market share.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Logistics
Procurement
Models