Logistics specialist JWD adds value to lift margins
JWD Infologistics Plc, an integrated inland logistics service provider that has been expanding beyond its original food and cold-chain focus, listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand in September last year. CEO Charvanin Bunditkitsada discusses the company’s strategy and outlook.
What is JWD’s business model?
JWD is a third-party logistics provider in Thailand. We focus on providing value-added services to our clients including warehouse management, transport and distribution, moving, record and information management and other value-added services. The combination of these services and our locations allows us to be a one-stop service provider.
We have six locations spread throughout the country located near airports, ports, industrial estates and manufacturing factories. Our main location is within the Laem Chabang Port area and we have other locations for cold-chain services in Mahachai, Suwinthawong and Bang Na.
Who are JWD’s customers?
Our clients typically are multinationals and large domestic corporations in the automotive, food and chemical industries such as Nissan, Isuzu, Tata, GM, CP Group, Betagro, Thai Union and Siam Cement Group.
What is JWD’s current capacity and utilisation rate?
In Thailand we have 775,000 square metres of space with an average utilisation rate of 85-90% and are expanding throughout Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar with an additional 6,690 sq m with 60-70% utilisation by the second quarter of 2016.