Abstract

This paper aims to provide an insight into the efficacious use and development of Pakistani ports located along the China-Pakistan Economic corridor. The main objective of this paper is to understand how the physical infrastructure, logistics supra-structure and value-added services contribute in the enhancing port efficiency in the wake of CPEC operationalization. A sample of 15 well-experienced respondents from the domains of supply chain management, logistics, trade and public sector were selected. The study concluded that physical infrastructure, logistics supra-structure and logistics services at a port play a vital role in improving port efficiency. The study further pointed out that adequate port structure and value-added services would significantly contribute to port efficiency and facilitate the smooth clearance of CPEC cargo.