Industry Definition

The report provides a thorough background analysis of the Thailand Freight and Logistics Market, which covers market overview, market size estimation for key segments and emerging trends in the market segments, market dynamics, competition and key component flow statistics. It also assesses the sector’s contribution to the economy.

Key Figures

Total Number of Companies in Thailand: xx
Number of companies in Transportation and Warehousing industry in Thailand: xx 
Market Size of the Thailand Freight and Logistics Market: ~USD xx

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Brief on the Thailand Freight and Logistics Market

The Thailand Freight and Logistics Market is estimated to grow with a compounded annual growth rate of about xx% during the forecasted period of 2023-2028.

  • Thailand has the second-largest growing economy in Southeast Asia. Agriculture, manufacturing, and services make up its three primary economic sectors. Thanks to the advent of digitization and the implementation of new growth plans by the government, the supply chain industry in Thailand has made significant advancements in the past decade.
  • Thailand is becoming a significant transportation and logistics hub as a result of its expanding infrastructure and advantageous location. The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community has also increased trade in the area, and numerous global corporations are establishing production and sales facilities here. Strong regional trading activity and increased demand for end-to-end logistics and transportation services are the outcomes.
  • With the growing free trade agreements with other nations, the logistics sector in Thailand is experiencing growth backed by multinational businesses from a wide range of industries that established operations in Thailand and made joint investments with Thai organisations. 
  • In Thailand, where more than 80% of net domestic transit is moved on land, making road freight the most significant mode of domestic commodities transport. The nation’s two main seaports connect Thailand to a number of significant international shipping routes, and the country has a well developed network of motorways.
  • Thailand has six international airports and more than ten roads that connect it to its neighbours. In addition, the North-South Economic Corridor, East-West Economic Corridor, and Southern Economic Corridor all serve as vital connections to neighbouring GMS (Greater Mekong Subregion) nations. Additionally, the Thai government is heavily supporting infrastructure and transportation development to transform the nation into ASEAN’s premier logistics hub in order to fully use its strategic location within the GMS.

Spotlight on Industrial Production in Thailand

The Manufacturing Production Index (MPI) was 105.16 points in Q1/2022, up 1.4 percent (100.17 points) over the same quarter in 2021 and 4.98 percent (103.70 points) from the previous quarterIn the first half of 2022, the Thai economy saw growth in the production sector, particularly in the areas of fruits, vegetables, mung beans, cassava, sugarcane, pineapple, palm oil, automobiles, furniture, jewellery, electronics, leather, and rubber. 
  • The output of cars, trucks, and other vehicles with diesel engines increased by 63.37% year over year in August, with these three types of vehicles accounting for the majority of the growth.
  • The output of petroleum products increased by 17.6% year over year, mostly due to an increase in the production of aviation fuel and diesel fuel, which was aided by a rebound in tourism.
  • Following the Covid-19 outbreak, output of air conditioners and parts increased by 54.62% due to increased external demand.
  • The growth in the manufacture of integrated circuits, which was aided by increasing external demand, was the key factor in the 15.61% year-over-year increase in the production of electronic components and circuit boards.

The recovery of both domestic and international demand led to a 131.01% year-over-year increase in motorcycle manufacturing.
The global economic slowdown would affect all sectors, including exports, tourism, industrial production, and consequently domestic consumption, therefore the nation is projected to have challenges. The Thai economy saw a decline in exports of -4.4% YoY, worth USD 21.7 billion, in the second half of 2022.

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Competitive Landscape

Thailand has a number of advantages due to its geographic location that allow it to become a hub for regional air, water, and multimodal transport. As a result, both domestic and foreign companies are fiercely competitive in the Thai logistics sector. There are a variety of international and local firms in Thailand’s logistics market landscape.

Industry sources claim that DHL, which has a stronghold in both air and sea freight as well as experience in 3PL services, occupies a key position in the Thai logistics business. Other international businesses with a sizable market presence in particular categories include CEVA, DB Schenker, Yusen, and FedEx while some of the major local players include MON Logistics Group Co. Ltd and Kiattana Transport Public Company Limited among others.

Why buy this report on the Thailand Freight and Logistics Market?

UPKR Intelligence market research reports enable you to:

  • Understand the market
  • Pinpoint the key industry trends
  • Identify threats and opportunities
  • Quickly build competitive intelligence

This report on Thailand Freight and Logistics Market:

  • Provides the data on economic status of Thailand, trade relations, modal engagement and market size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
  • It helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
  • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.

The Thailand Freight and Logistics Market research report includes:

  • Analysis of the important factors influencing this industry’s history, including data
  • Five-year market projection and trends identified
  • For the primary products and markets, thorough research and segmentation
  • Analysis of key players in the market, their shares and the competitive environment 

UPKR Intelligence is a market research company fully concentrated on the logistics domain. We cover the entire market including the dynamic trends, various segments and the market competition via the analysis of the companies operating in the market to arrive at conclusions to aid the needs of our clients. 

Table Of Content

  1. Market Overview
    1. Economic Overview of Thailand
    2. Overview on Thailand Freight and Logistics Market
  2. Market Dynamics
    1. Market Drivers
    2. Restraints
  3. Value Chain Analysis
  4. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
  5. Government Regulations and Initiatives
  6. Technological Developments in the Market 
  7. Spotlight on Freight Rate in Thailand
  8. Insights into Economic Corridors
  9. Impact of COVID-19 on the Market
  10. Market Segmentation
    1. By Function 
      1. Freight Transport
      2. Forwarding
      3. Warehousing
      4. Value-Added Services
    2. By End-Users
      1. Manufacturing
      2. Oil and Gas
      3. Distributive Trade
      4. Construction
      5. Healthcare
      6. Other End-Users
  11. Competitive Landscape
    1. Market Concentration Overview
    2. Company Profiles (list not exhaustive)
      1. DHL Supply Chain
      2. CEVA Logistics 
      3. DB Schenker
      4. Yusen Logistics
      5. FedEx  
      6. MON Logistics Group Co. Ltd
      7. Kiattana Transport Public Company Limited
      8. YCH Thailand
      9. Kerry Logistics Network Limited
      10. SCG Logistics
  12. Outlook and Opportunities in the Market
  13. Appendix
    1. GDP Distribution and Growth by Economic Activities
    2. Inflation Statistics
    3. Contribution of the Transport and Storage Sector to GDP
    4. External Trade Statistics – Export and Import, by Product
    5. Key Import and Export Destinations