- The military government in Thailand aims to position the country as the gateway to ASEAN and has announced to support the logistics sector by strengthening the infrastructure and implementing trade-friendly policies.
- Ministry of Transport’s Infrastructure Development Plan (2015-2022) approved by the cabinet calls for an investment of at least THB 1.8 trillion (USD 51 billion) for 20 mega-projects in all modes of transportation, covering roads, rail, air transport and ports throughout Thailand.
Thailand has signed multiple free trade agreements (FTAs) with large economies like China, US, India, and others and as a WTO member since 1995 has been open to foreign firms operating and manufacturing from Thailand thus helping it to have a trade surplus over the years. Growing investments by the government in logistics infrastructure and enhancing economy presents a highly favorable environment presents highly favorable freight forwarding and warehousing market in the country. For instance- Thailand’s agreements with the ASEAN community have led to an increase in cross-border freight transportation via roadways and ports without any major limitations. Roadways have gained attraction in Thailand due to its superior road network, thus becoming the first preference for moving freight within the country with a vast presence of local freight forwarders coupled with trucking fleet operators. Further, it has become a manufacturing hub for various industries including automotive, retail, pharmaceutical and agriculture.
In addition to this, express services are likely to become more significant in the near future as Thailand’s economy becomes increasingly integrated owing to rapid growth in international trade services. Growth in the E-commerce industry will drive the express delivery market owing to the rising demand of this service for the B2C business segment. In addition, given the benefits of reduced delivery time, the growing preference of just-in-time approach for inventory to reduce inventory costs, the need to minimize loss of sale opportunities, and the rising end-consumer demand for quality logistics services, express delivery services are increasingly becoming the preferred mode of logistics for a large number of users in the country.
Ken Research in their latest publication “Thailand Logistics and Warehousing Market Outlook to 2022 – By Freight Forwarding, Express Logistics, E-commerce Logistics and Warehousing Services (Industrial/ Retail Freight, Container Freight, Cold Storage, Agricultural and Others), Third Party Logistics” believe that increasing the number of channel points, strengthening infrastructure connections, improving service quality in terms of training the personnel and promoting railways for freight transportation will have a positive impact on market.
Thailand logistics market is expected to register a positive CAGR of 3.9% during the forecast period 2017-2022.
Keywords Covered In This Report:-
- Thailand Logistics Cost
- Thailand Logistics Market
- Thailand Freight Industry
- Transport Infrastructure in Thailand
- Road Freight Market in Thailand
- Road Transport Market Thailand
- Express Delivery Market Thailand
- International Freight Market Thailand
- Logistics Cost as a Percentage of GDP Thailand
- Number of Freight Forwarders in Thailand
- List of Freight Forwarders in Thailand
- 3PL players in Thailand
- Shipping Fleet Thailand
- Trucking Industry Thailand
- Government Regulations Thailand Logistics
- Thailand Transport Infrastructure
- Express Logistics Market in Thailand
- E-Commerce logistics Market in Thailand
- Warehousing Market in Thailand
- Thailand Warehousing Market
- Warehousing Business in Thailand
- Current Situation of Warehousing in Thailand
- Container Freight Warehouses in Thailand
- Warehousing Services in Thailand
- Warehousing Services in Bangkok
- Domestic Warehousing Companies
- List of Warehousing Service Providers in Thailand
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