Browsing Journal of Supply Chain Management: Research & Practice Vol. 13, No. 2 (December 2019) by Author "Chanasit Thanathawee"
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ItemThe factors influencing the success of Railway transportation: a case study of China Railway ExpressIn The Belt and Road Initiative, China Railway Express is an international railway containertransportation project, which promotes the development of trade and related industries in thecountries along The Belt and Road Initiative. In the development of China Railway Express, itstill has some problems that are barriers to its development, such as vicious competition androutes overlap. The objective of this research is to find the priority factors that influence thedevelopment and success of China Railway Express and present the developmentcountermeasures and suggestions to China Railway Express. In this research, the authorapplied the Analytic Hierarchy Process to measure and find the priority factors. According tothe development status of China Railway Express, the author found the factors that related to railway transportation from the literature. Then, the author designed the questionnaire by these factors. According to the data collection results, the author measured the factors’importance degree by factors’ weight. The factors that have high weights are priority factors,which have a significant effect on the success and development of China Railway Express. Based on these priority factors, the author proposed the development countermeasures to China Railway Express, which can be the reference to the decision-makers. The author hopesthat government should propose suitable policies for China Railway Express to improve thecurrent weakness parts to get great development and make China Railway Express a remarkable success.