—Logistics has become an important tool for improving efficiency of operation, in order to compete nationally and organizationally. It would benefit economics, society, and politics, which would improve quality of living. Moreover, Thailand’s dynamic on world stage still needs logistics infrastructure. The study of prediction for logistics human resource and means for improving logistics human resource correspond to investment in national infrastructure and entering ASEAN Economic Community. Its objective is to improve logistics human resource which is an important factor for expansion of logistics which affect the success of organization, society, and country development in logistics. According to a study, it was found that the need for logistics labor in 2014-2017 tends to increase. Preferred characteristics of logistics human resource in operating correspond to the need in business sector and logistics industry. There are 3 characters, including profession; analysis, communication, and technology; and interpersonal relationship and responsibility. There are 4 aspects in guideline for improving logistics human resource, including knowledge; skill; institute and instructor; and profession.
—Logistics, human resource development, ASEAN economics community.
P. Indranoi is with the Thai Air way International Public Company, BKK 10900 Thailand (e-mail: email@example.com).
N. Kecharananta was with Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, BKK 10300 Thailand (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: P. Indranoi and N. Kecharananta, "Human Resource Forecast and Development Plan to Support Logistics Infrastructure Improvement," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.6, no.2, pp. 156-160, 2015.