Thailand e-Logistics Guidelines and National Workshop

posted Feb 20, 2014, 11:58 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 20, 2014, 11:58 PM ]

Assignment name: Thailand e-Logistics Guidelines and National Workshop  Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro):
60,000 USD  
Country: Thailand Location within country: Bangkok, Thailand   Duration of assignment (months): 10 months 
Name of Client: Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and World Bank  Total NO. of staff-months of the assignment: 5 
Address: Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, Chaengwattana Rd., Laksi, Bangkok 10210  Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in current US$ or Euro): 60,000 USD  
Start date (month/year): 2004 Completion date (month/year): 2005   NO. of professional staff-months provided by associated Consultants: none 
Name of associated Consultants, if any:  Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/ Coordinator, Team Leader): Somnuk Keretho as a Team Leader  
Narrative description of Project:
This project responded to Ministry of Information and Communication Technology’s call for consulting services with a financial support by the World Bank. Its major task was to prepare the Guidelines for Establishing the Integrated Single Window e-Logistics System inclusive of approaches in system development; prioritized trade facilitation items; relevant trade facilitation tools, standards and interoperability recommendations, and implementation models; sample document harmonization and simplification; and recommendations for e-business standards.  
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:
• Examine both early ratifications by intergovernmental agencies, international organizations and other countries’ initiatives (e.g. APEC Paperless Trading, and DTTN of Hong Kong) over technical and organizational aspects of Single-Window entry systems development, and best practices in implementing the integrated Single-Window e-logistics systems
• Conduct gap analysis, technological assessment and provide recommendations and guidelines for ICT-enabled cross-border trade related systems for Thailand, and conduct a National Workshop  

Thailand’s Single Window e-Logistics

posted Feb 20, 2014, 11:53 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 20, 2014, 11:53 PM ]

Assignment name: Thailand’s Single Window e-Logistics  Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro):
4,000 USD  
Country: Thailand Location within country: Bangkok, Thailand   Duration of assignment (months): 4 months 
Name of Client: National Economic and Social Development Board, Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, and Customs Department of Ministry of Finance  Total NO. of staff-months of the assignment: 2 
Address: Office of the National Economic and Social Development Board 962 Krung Kasem Road, Pomprab, Bangkok 10100  Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in current US$ or Euro): 4,000 USD 
Start date (month/year): 2004 Completion date (month/year): 2004   NO. of professional staff-months provided by associated Consultants: none 
Name of associated Consultants, if any:  Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/ Coordinator, Team Leader): Somnuk Keretho as a Chair of Thailand’s Single-Window e-Logistics Planning Committee , Roadmap Designer and Chief Architect  
Narrative description of Project:
This assignment was in response to government’s policy in establishing a national information network to enable the exchange of electronic information and services among government agencies, businesses and trading communities. A budget of 1,250 million baht was initially approved by the Prime Minister through the National Competitiveness Committee, and also approved by the Cabinet (in March 2004) to build Thailand’s Integrated Single Window e-Logistics platform to provide traders with a single point for the one-time online submission of all required information and documentation in export, import or transportation-related procedures.  
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:
• Draft the strategic approach and framework including the roadmap for the development of integrated single-window e-logistics system
• Design the conceptual architecture and three-year action plan to be used as a blueprint for the development of integrated single-window e-logistics system
• Provide the implementation strategy for National Integrated Single-Window e-Logistics  

OEC: Thailand One-Stop Export e-Service Center

posted Feb 20, 2014, 11:41 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 20, 2014, 11:41 PM ]

Assignment name: OEC: Thailand One-Stop Export e-Service Center  Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro):
40,000 USD  
Country: Thailand Location within country: Bangkok, Thailand   Duration of assignment (months): 10 months 
Name of Client: Department of Export Promotion, Ministry of Commerce  Total NO. of staff-months of the assignment: 3 
Address: 22/77 Rachadapisak Road, Chatuchak, Bangkok  Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in current US$ or Euro): 40,000 USD 
Start date (month/year): 2004 Completion date (month/year): 2004   NO. of professional staff-months provided by associated Consultants: none 
Name of associated Consultants, if any:  Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/ Coordinator, Team Leader): Somnuk Keretho as a Consultant and Chief Architect  
Narrative description of Project:
This project intended to serve the Department of Export Promotion’s initiative in developing a Single-Window system to integrate services provided by 8 government agencies for exporters. The exporters or their representatives can electronically apply for export permits and other export document requirements such as certificate of origin and health certificates through this single-window entry system. This project is a proof-of-concept pilot project before the large-scale full-functioning system can successfully be implemented.  
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:
• Study and recommend best practices and strategic approach for developing a single entry automated system for trade administration and custom declarations
• Design the system architecture and roadmap for the development of single automated system with centralized e-forms, e-tracking, Internet licensing and Internet certificate features
• Determine practical steps in establishing the integrated Single-Window e-logistics system in government agencies that are suitable in the context of Thailand  

Internet Paperless Trading Proof-of-Concept Project

posted Feb 20, 2014, 11:35 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 20, 2014, 11:37 PM ]

Assignment name: Internet Paperless Trading Proof-of-Concept Project  Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro):
10,000 USD  
Country: Thailand Location within country: Bangkok, Thailand   Duration of assignment (months): 5 months 
Name of Client: Royal Thai Customs Department, Two Freight Forwarders Companies (TKK and CTI Logistics) and one Electronics Manufacturer/Export (Minebea)  Total NO. of staff-months of the assignment: 3  
Address: The Customs Department 1 Sunthornkosa Road, Klong Toey, Bangkok, 10110   Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in current US$ or Euro): 10,000 USD 
Start date (month/year): 2003 Completion date (month/year): 2004   NO. of professional staff-months provided by associated Consultants: none 
Name of associated Consultants, if any:  Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/ Coordinator, Team Leader): Somnuk Keretho as a Technical Consultant and Chief Architect  
Narrative description of Project:
This is a proof-of-concept project intended to provide government agencies and businesses with required software infrastructure that enables them to exchange their business documents and to integrate their business processes electronically using standard-based technologies including ebXML Messaging Services and Core Component Technical Specifications.  
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:
• Provide a proof-of-concept software development with the next generation of EDI based on ebXML framework
• Apply the ebXML Framework in the development of ebXML MSH (Message Service Handler: the software package based on the ebXML Messaging Service Protocol which was developed by KU I-NOVA) namely Lighthouse™ to exchange trade documents between an exporter (Minebea) and cargo representatives (CTI and Thai Kargo Kare)  

Trade Facilitation Strategy and Programmes for Asia and the Pacific

posted Feb 20, 2014, 11:29 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 20, 2014, 11:37 PM ]

Assignment name: Trade Facilitation Strategy and Programmes for Asia and the Pacific  Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro):
70,000 USD  
Country: Thailand Location within country: Bangkok, Thailand   Duration of assignment (months): 9 months 
Name of Client: Trade Facilitation Section, Trade and Investment Division, UNESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand  Total NO. of staff-months of the assignment: 1 
Address: United Nations Building, Rachadamnoen Nok Rd., Bangkok 10110  Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in current US$ or Euro): 70,000 USD  
Start date (month/year): April 2005 Completion date (month/year): Jan. 2006   NO. of professional staff-months provided by associated Consultants: none 
Name of associated Consultants, if any:  Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/ Coordinator, Team Leader): Somnuk Keretho as a Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trade Specialist  
Narrative description of Project:
To develop the Strategy and Work Programmes for UNECAP to play its role effectively for Trade Facilitation and Paperless Trading Development for Asia and the Pacific member states.  
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:
• Study and identify the specific areas, activities, expertise, tools, measures and recommendations of trade facilitation related organizations and groups, including ADB, ASEAN, APEC, World Bank, World Customs Organization, World Trade Organization, UN/CEFACT, AFACT, UN/ECE, and UNCTAD.
• Identify the scope and areas/activities for cooperative actions of UNESCAP with the afore-mentioned organizations and groups.
• Assess the trade facilitation needs, priorities, and desired directions of the Asia and Pacific region in general at the macro-level.
• Establish a long term vision, role and niche of UNESCAP trade facilitation initiatives
• Design the UNESCAP Trade Facilitation Strategy and Plans of Actions to promote efficient and secure trade for the Asia-Pacific region including the development of ICT-enabled Single-Window Paperless Trading to be implemented under the “Regional Cooperation framework/mechanism for trade facilitation in the Asia and Pacific region
• Develop a mechanism for monitoring, reviewing and assessing progresses  

Transport Single Window e-Logistics Phase 1: Development of a 3-Year Master Plan

posted Feb 20, 2014, 11:19 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 20, 2014, 11:37 PM ]

Assignment name: Transport Single Window e-Logistics Phase 1: Development of a 3-Year Master Plan   Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro):
1.3 million USD  
Country: Thailand Location within country: Bangkok, Thailand   Duration of assignment (months): 12 months 
Name of Client: Ministry of Transport including Department of Land Transport, Marine Department, Department of Civil Aviation, Port Authority of Thailand, State Railways of Thailand, Air Port of Thailand Public Company Limited, and Thai Airways  Total NO. of staff-months of the assignment: 10 
Address: 38 Radchadamnoen Nok Rd., Pomprab Sattrupai, Bangkok 10110  Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in current US$ or Euro): 1.3 million USD  
Start date (month/year): April 2007 Completion date (month/year): April 2008   NO. of professional staff-months provided by associated Consultants: none 
Name of associated Consultants, if any:  Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/ Coordinator, Team Leader): Somnuk Keretho as a Project Director  
Narrative description of Project:
The project involves the study of AS-IS Business Process, and to propose a TO-BE Business Process related to transactions and document requirements for all four modes of transportation across borders (through trucks, trains, ships and airplanes) for export/import of goods.

About 59 transport-related documents within the scope of process analysis as mentioned are analyzed and mapped with UN/CEFACT Core Component Library, WCO Data Set and UNTDED. Data rationalization, harmonization and modeling of all 1,378 data elements reducing to a data set of 213 data elements. These data elements, their common definitions among different documents, data models and XML schema are used for process re-design, ICT architecture and further development plan development.

The project also develops the ICT inter-enterprise architecture and recommends a three-year development plan. Proof-of-concept developments for the single window service scenarios for three different kinds of cross-agency electronic data exchange involving Department of Land Transport, Marine Department, Department of Civil Aviation, Customs Department, and Port Authority of Thailand have been conducted. This project also assists the Ministry of Transport and successfully secures about 820,000 USD funding from ICT Ministry for its first year ICT infrastructure and e-document applications development and enrollment.  
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:
• Formulate and steer all project concepts, methodologies, plan and schedule, resources and deliverables.
• Provide policy directions and technical consultancy to high-level government decision makers (including Permanent Secretary, Deputy Permanent Secretary, ICT Directors of Ministry of Transport and its three departments). Direct and ensure the quality and relevancy of all deliverables of the project.
• Provide technical training to government officials and ICT developers on the topics of IT Enterprise Architecture, CMMI-based Process Improvement, ebXML Messaging Services, Data Harmonization and UNeDocs Data Modeling.  

Thailand Single Window Data Harmonization Project

posted Feb 20, 2014, 11:10 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 20, 2014, 11:38 PM ]

Assignment name: Thailand Single Window Data Harmonization Project   Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro):
0.4 million USD  
Country: Thailand Location within country: Bangkok, Thailand   Duration of assignment (months): 10 Months 
Name of Client: Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and other 21 government agencies, Thailand  Total NO. of staff-months of the assignment: 15 
Address: Government Complex (Building B) 6th-9th Floor, 120 Moo 3 Chaengwattana Road, Laksi, Bangkok 10210  Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in current US$ or Euro): 0.4 million USD  
Start date (month/year): November 2007 Completion date (month/year): September 2008   NO. of professional staff-months provided by associated Consultants: none 
Name of associated Consultants, if any:  Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/ Coordinator, Team Leader): Somnuk Keretho as a Project Director  
Narrative description of Project:
The project involves the data rationalization, harmonization and modeling of 189 documents from 21 government departments. These documents are application forms, different kinds of permits, licenses and certificates needed for export and import procedures, including, for example, phyto-sanitary and sanitary certificates, health-related certificates and export/import permits. These 189 documents comprise of 6,765 data elements, and after mapping and harmonization with UN/CEFACT Core Component Library, WCO and UNTDED using Data Modeling technique, the number of data elements reduces to 259. This data set is a baseline and declared as the National Standardized Data Set. Data Models and XML schemas of all these 189 documents are also the deliverables of this project.  
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:
• Direct, organize, manage and ensure the quality and deliverables of the project from the inception through its final products.
• Lead and design the methodology and steps used for the project’s work breakdown structures, plan and schedule
• Review and approve applications forms, certificates and permits of 21 Government agencies by following UN/CEFACT recommendation
• Review the proposed National Standardized Data Set, Data Models and XML Schema
• Provide policy consultancy for government policy makers, and training for public/private sectors the knowledge about Data Modeling and Data Harmonization, and how to utilize the deliverables for the establishment of National Single Window/e-Logistics.  

APEC Project on Data Harmonization towards Single Window Paperless Trading Environment

posted Feb 20, 2014, 10:51 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 20, 2014, 10:51 PM ]

Assignment name: APEC Project on Data Harmonization towards Single Window Paperless Trading Environment  Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro):
0.4 million USD (Funding from Asia and Pacific Economic Cooperation /APEC)  
Country: APEC member countries Location within country: Bangkok, Thailand (for physical operation site)   Duration of assignment (months): 13 Months 
Name of Client: APEC E-Commerce Steering Group (ECSG) and 21 APEC Member Economies  Total NO. of staff-months of the assignment: 10 
Address: APEC Secretariat (as a contact point) 35 Heng Mui Keng Terrace, Singapore 119616   Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in current US$ or Euro): 0.4 million USD 
Start date (month/year): January 2008 Completion date (month/year): February 2009   NO. of professional staff-months provided by associated Consultants: none 
Name of associated Consultants, if any:  Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader): Somnuk Keretho as a Project Director  
Narrative description of Project:
The project facilitates APEC member economies and enhances their capacity in document simplification and data harmonization through the provision of Handbook for Data Harmonization and Core-Component-Based Electronic Message Development and arrangement of Train-the-Trainer Workshop.  
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:
• Organize 2-day Capacity Building Symposium on Data Harmonization towards Single Window Paperless Trading Environment - including the resolutions/recommendations proposed for the ways forward concerning data harmonization and data modeling within APEC member economies.
• Organize 5-day Training Workshop on Data Modeling and Harmonization - the training course structure, training materials and e-document data modeling case exercises can be used and repeated for future training courses.
• Develop the APEC Handbook for Data Harmonization and Core-Component-Based Electronic Message Development, as a step by step guidebook for data modeling activities
• Promote the Network of Expertise on Paperless Trading (UN NExT) particularly on Data Harmonization, as initiated by UNESCAP and UNECE.
• Work on Data Requirements Capturing and Data Modeling of customs declaration, cargo reports, certificates of origin, sanitary and phyto-sanitary certificates for 8 APEC member economies.  

Thailand e-Government Interoperability Framework Phase 3

posted Feb 20, 2014, 10:41 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 20, 2014, 10:46 PM ]

Assignment name: Thailand e-Government Interoperability Framework Phase 3 (2009)  Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro):
0.316 million USD  
Country: Thailand Location within country: Bangkok, Thailand   Duration of assignment (months): 10 Months 
Name of Client: Ministry of Information and Communication Technology  Total NO. of staff-months of the assignment: 14 
Address: Government Complex (Building B) 6th-9th Floor, 120 Moo 3 Chaengwattana Road, Laksi, Bangkok 10210  Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in current US$ or Euro): 0.316 million USD  
Start date (month/year): April 2009 Completion date (month/year): January 2010   NO. of professional staff-months provided by associated Consultants: none 
Name of associated Consultants, if any:  Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/ Coordinator, Team Leader): Somnuk Keretho as a Project Director  
Narrative description of Project:
The project develops the framework of Thailand e-Government interoperability and prototype for exchange of public transportation data.  
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:
• Develop TH e-GIF guidelines to improve the interoperability in the organization and other government agencies.
• Promote standard and interoperability framework in the public sector.
• Publish content and applications of TH e-GIF and implement training programs to strengthen the government’s integration to exchange information between other government agencies using TH e-GIF  

Development of Automatic e-Gate for Bangkok Sea Port, and e-Toll Collection System for Laemchabang Sea Port

posted Feb 20, 2014, 10:18 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 20, 2014, 10:20 PM ]

Assignment name: Development of Automatic e-Gate for Bangkok Sea Port, and e-Toll Collection System for Laemchabang Sea Port  Approx. value of the contract (in current US$ or Euro): 12 million USD (Funding from Port Authority of Thailand)  
Country: Thailand Location within country: Bangkok Sea Port and Laemchabang Sea Port ( Chonburi Province), Thailand   Duration of assignment (months): 3 Years 7 Months 
Name of Client: Port Authority of Thailand (PAT)  Total NO. of staff-months of the assignment: 15 
Address: 444 Tarua Road, Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110, Thailand  Approx. value of the services provided by your firm under the contract (in current US$ or Euro): 12 million USD  
Start date (month/year): August 2008 Completion date (month/year): March 2012   NO. of professional staff-months provided by associated Consultants: none 
Name of associated Consultants, if any:  Name of senior professional staff of your firm involved and functions performed (indicate most significant profiles such as Project Director/ Coordinator, Team Leader): Somnuk Keretho as a Project Director  
Narrative description of Project:
The project designs and develop the automatic electronic gate (e-Gate) for Bangkok Sea Port, and electronic toll (e-Toll) collection system for Laemchabang Sea Port using the technology and electronic devices such as RFID, CCTV for increased security of access to the PAT following the ISPS (International Ship and Port Facility Security) code.  
Description of actual services provided by your staff within the assignment:
• Design and develop the automatic electronic gate system for access of vehicles to PAT and for collection of liftoff fee
• Construct seven gates at Bangkok Sea Port
• Design and develop the interconnection system for internal data exchange
• Design and develop the automatic e-toll collection system for access of vehicles to Laemchabang Sea Port and the interconnection system for both internal and external data exchange  

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