FUCOM method in group decision-making: Selection of forklift in a warehouse

  • Hamed Fazlollahtabar Department of Industrial Engineering, School of Engineering, Damghan University, Damghan, Iran
  • Aldina Smailbašić University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Željko Stević University of East Sarajevo, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Keywords: FUCOM method; Forklift, WASPAS method, Warehouse, group decision-making


A warehouse system as a time transformation of the flows of goods plays an essential role in a complete logistics chain. The efficiency of a complete warehouse system largely depends on the efficiency of carrying out transport and handling operations. Therefore, it is essential to have adequate means of internal transport that will influence the efficiency of the warehouse system by its performance. In this paper, the evaluation and selection of side- loading forklift using the FUCOM-WASPAS model, which has been used for the first time in the literature in this paper, is performed. The FUCOM method was used to obtain the weight values of the criteria, while WASPAS was applied for the evaluation and ranking of forklifts. A possibility to apply the FUCOM method in group decision-making was presented. A comparative analysis, in which other methods of multi-criteria decision-making were applied, was carried out. The analysis showed the stability of the results obtained.


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Fazlollahtabar, H., Smailbašić, A., & Stević, Željko. (2019). FUCOM method in group decision-making: Selection of forklift in a warehouse. Decision Making: Applications in Management and Engineering, 2(1), 49-65. Retrieved from https://www.dmame.org/index.php/dmame/article/view/26