An Analysis of Forwarding Companies' Efficiency handling Overseas Construction Project Logistics using DEA

DEA분석을 활용한 건설프로젝트 화물포워딩 업체의 효율성 분석

  • Lee, Jun-Woo (Graduate school of Logistics, Incheon National University) ;
  • Park, Sung-Hoon (Graduate school of Logistics, Incheon National University) ;
  • Oh, Jae-Gyun (Graduate school of Logistics, Incheon National University) ;
  • Yeo, Gi-Tae (Graduate school of Logistics, Incheon National University)
  • 이준우 (인천대학교 동북아 물류대학원) ;
  • 박성훈 (인천대학교 동북아 물류대학원) ;
  • 오재균 (인천대학교 동북아 물류대학원) ;
  • 여기태 (인천대학교 동북아 물류대학원)
  • Received : 2018.04.03
  • Accepted : 2018.06.20
  • Published : 2018.06.28


Although many logistics companies are interested in project logistics, the existing research has been limited to the growth potential of project logistics market and the high barrier and importance of project logistics. This study analyzes using DEA the operational efficiency of forwarding companies registered in major overseas construction EPC companies and performing logistics services for overseas plant construction projects. For efficiency analysis, Super-SBM analysis and Malmquist analysis are used among DEA analysis techniques. As a result of the Super-SBM analysis, DMU 5 ranked first at 1.807. DMU 5 is more efficient than the other large corporations because it has the stable supply of its parent company H and the smallest input and output variables among the large corporations. As a result of Malmquist analysis, TCI, which is a technological development, showed a fluctuation while TECI showed a relatively stable variation. In addition, there is a difference in scale between major companies and small and medium sized companies. So, it is necessary to identify the efficiency improvement strategy for each group and apply it to the practical work.




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