Management and Development Plan of the Port Authority of Thailand Towards ASEAN Economic Community (AEC)
Studies how the free flow of logistics services in accordance with ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint could affect the current operation of the Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) though a qualitative research. Revisits research methodology, PAT’s operational procedures, preparation for AEC, impact and challenges caused by AEC Blueprint. Proposes policy preparedness in 7 areas, namely infrastructure and facilities, service, human resources, information technology system, marketing, organizational structure, law and regulations. Promotes 3 key strategies to enhance Thai logistics and PAT to ASEAN market, covering maximizing service capabilities, enhancing management efficiency, and developing human resources.