Vatcharapol Sukhotu, PhD

Dr. Vatcharapol Sukhotu has had experiences in both business and academia. His areas of specialization are in supply chain management and operations management.

Dr. Sukhotu received PhD in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University in the area of Operations Research. During his study, he was awarded a scholarship from MHIA, a leading association of US. material handling and logistics providers for his research. In addition, he was also recognized by a leading honor society for an outstanding academic record.



  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering Texas A&M University) (Graduated with Honors and US Industry Scholarship)
  • M.E. in Industrial Engineering University of Houston
  • B.E. in Mechanical Engineering (Kasetsart University)
  • Certificate, Strategic Management, Macquarie University

Corporate Experience

  • 2003 – 2005 Toll Logistics
  • 2005 – 2006 PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • 2006 – 2010 Tesco Lotus
  • 2013 – 2015 North Star Logistics (Exec. Advisor)

Consulting Projects (Examples)

  • Supply chain process improvement and planning, Boon Rawd
  • Supply chain network optimization, Boon Rawd
  • Strategic plan development, PTT – PL
  • Supply chain network optimization, Betagro
  • Performance improvement, Thailand Post


  • Asian Institute of Technology
  • Thammsat University
  • NIDA
  • ABAC
  • Mahidol College of Management
  • University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Ramkhamhaeng University

Supply chain and logistics optimization

  • Supply chain network planning
  • Location decisions
  • Vehicle route planning
  • Inventory decisions
  • Facility layout – flow optimization

Supply chain and operations planning

  • Demand planning and forecasting
  • Production planning
  • Inventory planning
  • Sales and Operations Planning

Process improvement

  • Process assessment
  • Process performance measurement

Project management

  • Project planning and execution
  • Economic evaluation of projects