Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Year: 2019
Volume: 14
Issue: 5
Page No. 1608 - 1613

On Logistics Potential of Thai Industry in Identifying Gap to Logistics 4.0

Authors : W. Manopiniwes, K.Y. Tippayawong, J. Numkid, S. Santiteerakul, S. Ramingwong and P. Dallasega

Abstract: The study investigates logistics potential of Thai industry in order to identify gap and needs of improvement if the concept of Logistics 4.0 is to be adopted. The study uses data from Thailand logistics scorecard database, comprising of 100 Thai companies, focusing on 5 logistics areas and 23 logistics potential items. The study reveals gaps of Thai industry to Logistics 4.0 as the data and information sharing is limited and information technology personnel in relation to logistics needs attentions. In addition, based on basic logistics requirement, Thai industry is weak in terms of logistics responsibility assignment, system for employee development and evaluation, logistics strategy implementation, logistics activity improvement, inventory visibility and opportunity costs, logistics cost management, logistics and supply chain IT capacity building and collaboration with partners.

How to cite this article:

W. Manopiniwes, K.Y. Tippayawong, J. Numkid, S. Santiteerakul, S. Ramingwong and P. Dallasega, 2019. On Logistics Potential of Thai Industry in Identifying Gap to Logistics 4.0. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 14: 1608-1613.

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