What is it about?
It is about a study on Distribution Center Location Selection in Humanitarian Logistics Using Hybrid BWM-ARAS. The study provides insights into the criteria affecting the location of humanitarian logistics distribution centers in Turkey and offers a framework for using multi-criteria decision-making methods in logistics planning. It includes information on the methodology used, the criteria considered, and the results of the study.
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Why is it important?
This study on Distribution Center Location Selection in Humanitarian Logistics is important for several reasons. Firstly, disasters have always been a significant challenge throughout human history, causing immense harm to people, societies, and the environment. By identifying the most suitable locations for humanitarian logistics distribution centers, this study aims to improve disaster response and management. Secondly, selecting the right distribution center location is crucial for efficient and effective humanitarian logistics operations. The chosen location should consider factors such as population, transportation access, infrastructure, and natural disaster risk. By using a comprehensive approach and considering multiple criteria, this study provides a framework for decision-makers to make informed choices about distribution center locations. Furthermore, the study emphasizes the importance of using multi-criteria decision-making methods in logistics planning. By incorporating the opinions of disaster management experts and academicians, the study ensures a holistic and well-informed approach to location selection. Overall, this study contributes to the field of humanitarian logistics by providing valuable insights and a practical framework for decision-making, ultimately improving disaster response and logistics operations at local and national levels.
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This page is a summary of: Distribution Center Location Selection in Humanitarian Logistics Using Hybrid BWM–ARAS: A Case Study in Türkiye, Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, June 2023, De Gruyter, DOI: 10.1515/jhsem-2022-0052.
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