Warehouse Management Studies in Thailand: A Literature Review

Authors

  • Thianthip Bandoophanit Faculty of Business Administration and Accountancy, Khon Kaen University
  • Sayrung Moonwicha Faculty of Business Administration and Accountancy, Khon Kaen University
  • Kotchakorn Rattanaprasert Faculty of Business Administration and Accountancy, Khon Kaen University
  • Jittaset Lestsathian Faculty of Business Administration and Accountancy, Khon Kaen University
  • Tippayamon Moulmontree Faculty of Business Administration and Accountancy, Khon Kaen University
  • Watthanawan Pimsri Faculty of Business Administration and Accountancy, Khon Kaen University
  • Supakarn Sripolkrang Faculty of Business Administration and Accountancy, Khon Kaen University

Keywords:

Warehouse Management, Literature Review, Thailand

Abstract

This research reviews the extant literature in the field of warehouse management in Thailand. Thirty-four manuscripts published from 2011 to 2020 were analyzed through the content analysis method, searching for key themes and patterns. Key themes were topic, method, industry, organization, logistic activities, and outcome. Our findings indicate that the majority of the research (29 studies) explored private industry, and specifically warehouse systems within a production company (16 studies). The main data collection method involved a survey questionnaire (25 studies), which obtained data primarily from warehouse managers.
As the study of logistics and supply chains is critically related to the observation of operations movement and layout, visiting an organization to collect data by mixed methods; such as interviews, observation, and documentation can fill this gap. New contributions to the progression of warehouse management would be improved with the inclusion of research conducted in the areas of public sectors, reverse logistics, lean and green logistics, integrated activities in the value chain, applied Sufficiency Economy Philosophy, the generation of new model or layouts, complicated algorithms and simulations, and the development of specific warehouse indicators underpinning Thai culture.

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Author Biography

Thianthip Bandoophanit, Faculty of Business Administration and Accountancy, Khon Kaen University

ดร.เทียนทิพย์ บัณฑุพาณิชย์

PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, University of Bradford, UK

ปัจจุบันเป็นอาจารย์ในกลุ่มวิชาการจัดการ คณะบริหารธุรกิจและการบัญชี  มหาวิทยาลัยขอนแก่น

ความเชี่ยวชาญ Healthcare logistics and supply chain, and green logistics

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Published

2021-12-12

How to Cite

Bandoophanit, T., Moonwicha, S. ., Rattanaprasert, K. ., Lestsathian, J. ., Moulmontree, T., Pimsri, W. ., & Sripolkrang, S. . (2021). Warehouse Management Studies in Thailand: A Literature Review. KKU Research Journal (Graduate Studies) Humanities and Social Sciences, 9(3), 31–45. Retrieved from https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/gskkuhs/article/view/245656

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