Investors around the globe are now paying attention to ASEAN’s economic growth, and at the center of such exponential growth in Thailand, is one of the pivotal logistics hubs. With Laem Chabang Port operating as a gateway to the sea freight market, connecting routes to Thailand’s main ports are becoming more and more critical.
Private terminal operators along the Chao Phraya River are currently attracting both old and new investors, including terminal operators, ocean carriers, and logistics service providers. All of whom are trying to associate themselves with businesses in an ideal area.
Strategically placed at the heart of commerce and trade routes, Sahathai Terminal are continuously improving and developing their new services. With advantages including their prime location, complete and advanced equipment, all-around logistics services, they are eager to offer maximum benefits and incomparable services to their customers, both importers, and exporters, as well as shipping lines.
Sahathai Terminal is perfectly positioned on Puchao Saming Phrai Road, next to the Chao Phraya River, Thailand’s principal shipping artery. Their exclusive locale sits next to the Bhumibol bridge and Bangkok’s Industrial Ring Road, connecting them to shipping lines offices, freight forwarders, as well as importers and exporters in Thailand’s central economic zone. Land routes also enable Sahathai to bridge themselves across industrial zones in Bangkok and its perimeters, including the West, the East, the Northeast, and the North.
They also connect to Laem Chabang Port and Singapore, ASEAN’s shipping hub, via their barge and feeder vessels. Besides, Sahathai is only 20 kilometers away from Chao Phraya River’s estuary, benefiting customers to travel out to the Gulf of Thailand conveniently.
Steadfast Performance Facility
Sahathai Terminal’s state-of-the-art facility can support Bangkok Max size vessels with up to 170-meter berth length and 8-meter draft. While their three ship-to-shore cranes can perform 75 combined moves per hour. Furthermore, their two fixed container cranes provide 40 moves per hour, which helps to reduce operation time and increases productivity.
With their total port area spanning over 250,000 square meters, Sahathai can support more than 500,000 TEUs per year. They are catering to customers’ various demands with multi-channel services such as Container Freight Station (CFS) and Container Yard (CY).
Furthermore, they offer container maintenance and repair (which can support up to 350,000 TEUs per year), warehousing, a container depot, a free trade zone, and logistics services by trucks and vessels. Also, more than 300 reefer plugs are available at Sahathai Terminal’s facility to support their customers’ temperature-sensitive products.
For importers’ and exporters’ convenience, Sahathai are utilizing the National Single Window system to speed up government processes. Moreover, the Terminal has an on-site Thai customs office, a container X-ray machine, and FDA approval.
Sahathai rise above their competitors along the Chao Phraya River as the technological leader, with their recently implemented Optical Character Recognition system at their entry gates. Once a truck enters the gates, the system will automatically record the container number. As a result, trucks will spend less than 30 minutes of turnaround time in the Terminal.
Also, they have implemented other state-of-the-art technologies, such as real-time container tracking and e-payment. Additionally, their technological advancements now including TradeLens software, which runs on a powerful permission matrix and blockchain, ensuring every party to a shipment has access only to their information and creates a secure audit trail of all transactions.
Safety and Customer Service
To make sure customers’ products are handled safely, Sahathai Terminal have installed more than 100 CCTV cameras throughout the facility. Plus, they are guaranteed with approvals from both International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) and Global Security Verification (GSV).
Furthermore, Sahathai’s dedicated customer service team is ready to support customers 24 hours a day, via their hotline or through the Line application. They are pleased to offer the most useful advice to each importer and exporter.
Today, Sahathai Terminal has become the leader of private river terminal businesses along the Chao Phraya River. They are continually evolving as they offer excellent benefits to customers with complete equipment and second to none services, while steadily pushing Thailand’s economic growth with their eyes on the horizon.