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Identifying And Understanding Factors Lead To Malaysian's Port Development : Technology Perspective

Alisha, Ismail (2008) Identifying And Understanding Factors Lead To Malaysian's Port Development : Technology Perspective. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The study that has been conducted basically is related to the three main ports in Malaysia particularly Port of Klang, Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) and Port of Penang. The main objective of this study is researcher wanted to understanding the factors that lead to the development of Malaysian's port whereby the technology perspective is addressed. In order to reach this objective, a comprehensive and intensive reading has been done and it's followed by analyzing those sources in depth. This kind of method is also known as Content Analysis. Those data that have been analyzed is listed in the table in order to show and prove it is reliable. From the analysis that has been done, it is proved that those three ports in Malaysia use the sophisticated technology in order to develop their ports. From the finding also showed, that those three ports applied and used the Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). However, only Port of Klang use and applied the EDI comprehensively compared to the other ports which is Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) and Port of Penang. Besides, this study also found that the other technology approaches are also being use and apply at those three ports along with the EDI system in order to ensure that the cargo handling can be done smoothly and properly.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Port, Development, Malaysia, Technology, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mrs Shamsiah Mohd Shariff
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2009 06:23
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:06
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/314

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