The hybrid method of FLinPreRa-FQFD for prioritizing leagility attributes and enablers in Qazvin food and beverage industries

Document Type : Research Paper


1 MSc. Industrial Management, Management Department, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

2 Associat Prof., Management Department, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran

3 Assistant Prof., Management Department, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran


The purpose of this study is to prioritize leagility enablers in food and beverage industries in Qazvin Province with the hybrid method of FLinPreRa-FQFD. In doing so, it directly assessed the impact of leagility enablers on its attributes with fewer pairwise comparisons and yields consistent priority ranking which lead to improvement in decision-making. In this study, after reviewing literature and theoretical background of the leagility, its attributes and enablers are identified and a framework for prioritizing these indicators as well as major competitive advantage is designed. The study was based on 38 companies from the food and beverage industries, in Qazvin province. The findings indicate that competitive advantage "costs" is the most important competitive advantage in this industry. "Customer and market sensitiveness", is the most important attribute based on expert viewpoints. Also among the enablers, "rapid introduction of new products and production cycle time reduction" in achieved the highest weights and priorities.


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