Automotive industry


Our world-leading automotive supply chain management solutions are driving Thailand's automotive sector to new heights.


Automotive logistics is changing – and we're changing with it. Growing vehicle demand requires an agile supply chain, while the rise of electric cars means that the industry needs to evolve fast. Our seamless connections – including high-tech port and terminal operations like our Laem Chabang terminal – are built on future-ready technology and multimodality, allowing us to change what’s possible for Thailand’s automotive sector.


10% of global automotive trade

We handle 10% of global automotive trade, including 2 million cars a year.

15 hubs

We have 15 dedicated hubs for automotive transshipment.

Increased battery-handling capacity

We recently increased our lithium-ion battery-handling capacity by 50%, helping with supplychain solutions for electric vehicles and trucks.

12 RoRo liners

We also have relationships with 12 of the world’s leading RoRo liners.

18 ports and terminals

We have 18 ports and terminals across APAC, including Australia, Thailand and Vietnam.

10% of Thailand’s GDP

Thailand’s automotive sector accounts for around 10% of Thailand’s GDP.


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Our F1 partnership with McLaren helps make them champions of faster, smarter and more sustainable automotive logistics. Smart logistics solutions are our answer to keeping McLaren F1 in pole position. Using next-generation blockchain technology and seamlessly connected multimodal solutions, DP World Logistics is delivering McLarens vehicle needs efficiently and sustainably, so they’re always race-ready.

Smart logistics solutions


Thailand's ports are connected to US and European markets via roads, rails, barges and air links. Your access to the world's markets has never been stronger thanks to our expansion in Africa, Central, East and Southeast Asia.
We are a leader in integrating cutting-edge technology into Thailand’s automotive supply chain – we understand that doing so greatly increases the efficiency and security of logistics operations. With state-of-the-art digital innovations such as secure blockchain software, packing robots and automated storage, we can optimise end-to-end logistics processes and keep your cargo flowing smoothly and efficiently.
In our role as a global business, we are committed to reducing carbon emissions. Through our sustainability strategy, we invest in digital innovations that increase efficiency and reduce emissions, so we can provide you with more sustainable and cost-effective logistics services.
As automotive logistics experts, handling 10% of the world’s vehicle cargo, we’re well-positioned to offer deep industry expertise and know-how. This will grow throughput figures, unlock new markets and help your businesses to work towards more sustainable and efficient logistics solutions wherever possible.
We simplify and manage your supply chains with complete visibility through integrated, end-to-end automotive logistics. Partnering directly with your business, we develop tailored, agile solutions that meet your unique requirements, eliminating the need for multiple third parties and streamlining the supply chain.