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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 486306, 6 pages
An Integrated Fuzzy Approach for Strategic Alliance Partner Selection in Third-Party Logistics
Department of Industrial Engineering, Sakarya University, 54187 Adapazarı, Sakarya, Turkey
Received 23 October 2012; Accepted 8 November 2012
Academic Editors: G. Bordogna and P. Melin
Copyright © 2012 Burak Erkayman et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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