Analyzing Private Terminal Efficiency in AEC Using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA)

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Narthsirinth Netirith

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          Container Terminal is very important in the maritime business including its efficiency of private terminal to be a part of port competition between different countries. However, the purpose of this study is to significantly measure terminal efficiency and inefficiency for improving the performance of the terminal and suggest how to make the terminal more efficient. Therefore, to achieve this objective, 20 private container terminals in AEC countries were select where input and output variables of berth length, number of berths, area, number of gantries crane and quay crane including container throughput were inserted. This research was carried out using DEA (Data Envelopment Analysis) CCR model and BCC model by using DEAP software to analyze the data. The result shows that 7 private container terminals were efficient and 13 were inefficient. In conclusion, there is need to improve the efficiency of the terminals by increasing their input variables and appropriately utilizing the terminal to run efficiently

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