Abstract: Facility location problems (FLP) are strategic decision making problems for selecting best geographical location to start the operations of a new facility or for expansion of existing facilities. These are long term investment decision involving many factors that may be conflicting in nature. Properly selected location provides better economical benefits and improved service to consumers. FLP is a multi-criteria decision making (MCDM) problem in which best location has to be selected from a set of alternatives. Taking into consideration a number of Criteria and sub-criteria. In this article Extent Fuzzy AHP based method has been proposed to solve a real time facility location problem.
Keywords: Facility location, Multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM), Fuzzy AHP, FAHP, Extent FAHP.