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Efficiency Measurement of Major Container Terminals in Asia
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Efficiency Measurement of Major Container Terminals in Asia
Ryoo, Dong-Keun; Yu, Song-Jin; Sharma, M.J.;
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Due to the growth of container traffic and port competition, ports have increasingly been under pressure to improve their efficiency in port operation and port management for competitive edge. The purpose of this study is to compare the technical efficiency among major container terminals in China, Korea and Singapore using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). This paper analyses the returns-to-scale using the output orientation of VRS and CRS model. The benefits of this study examining the relative performance of container terminals will enable container terminal operating companies or port policy makers in those countries to identify current slacks and to set up a proper port management and operation plan to improve their productivity.
DEA;Efficiency;Port Performance;VRS;CRS;Container Terminal;
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