How to measure port performance? Logistics performance is a strong determinant of national economic competitiveness. Understanding and decomposing the components of logistics performance can help countries to improve efficiency of logistics systems as well as the functioning of related infrastructures, services, procedures and regulations. A sound and comprehensive set of national-level performance indicators is critical for high-level policy dialogue, preparation and implementation.
Invited to participate in the Roundtable on Logistics Development Strategies and their Performance Measurement of the International Transport Forum of the OECD in Queretaro, Mexico in 2015, PortEconomics member Mary R. Brooks presented to policy-makers the ‘port perspective of logistics performance.
The intervention included information on the main drivers of port performance and related factors for achieving excellence; appropriate indicators of efficiency, competence, cost, and quality of the logistics services, both in absolute and relative terms, and tracking trends;
PortEconomics shares with you Mary Brooks thoughts on ‘Why and how to measure port perfromance’ as presented at the ITF/OECD forum.