Bus Procurement - Sourcing and Intelligence Report on Price Trends and Spend & Growth Analysis
The bus will grow at a CAGR of 7.56% during 2021-2025. Prices will increase by 4%-6% during the forecast period and suppliers will have a Moderate bargaining power in this market. Tata Motors Ltd., Daimler AG, NFI Group Inc., AB Volvo, Volkswagen AG, Toyota Motor Corp., Ashok Leyland Ltd., Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., REV Group Inc., and Navistar International Corp. are among the prominent suppliers in bus market.
Who are the Top Suppliers in the Bus Market?
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Leading global suppliers can assist buyers in realizing high-cost savings through their efforts in areas such as backward integration, supplier synergies, reducing total ownership cost, managing commodity price volatility, negotiate on pricing and contractual terms, managing inventory shrinkage, adoption of automation, quality management, and conference participation. Collaborations with global suppliers will also help buyers in cost-saving and ensuring high-quality procurement in the dynamic market.
This report offers key advisory and intelligence to help buyers identify and shortlist the most suitable suppliers for their bus requirements. Some of the leading bus suppliers profiled extensively in this report include:
- Tata Motors Ltd.
- Daimler AG
- NFI Group Inc.
- AB Volvo
- Volkswagen AG
- Toyota Motor Corp.
- Ashok Leyland Ltd.
- Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
- REV Group Inc.
- Navistar International Corp.
Supplier Selection and Evaluation
Profile and service capabilities of the service provider, industry specialization of the service providers, reputation of service providers, and assessment of value-added services are some of the most critical parameters that buyers use to shortlist the suppliers in bus.
This report evaluates suppliers based on ownership, payment, freight, and insurance terms, tco, compliance with regulatory standards, use of quality control systems, and adherence to safety procedures, and geographic location. In addition, suppliers are also shortlisted based on business needs, technical specifications, operational requirements, security compliance, regulatory mandates, legal requirements, quality control, change management procedures, pricing models, penalty clauses, sla nuances, acceptance criteria, and evaluation criteria.
What are the Major Pricing Trends in Bus Procurement?
The pressure from substitutes and a high level of threat from new entrants has resulted in the Moderate bargaining power of suppliers. This makes it extremely important to get the pricing and pricing model right. Buyers should align their preferred pricing models for bus with the wider industry and identify the cost-saving potential.
unit-based pricing, cost plus pricing, and volume-based pricing are the most widely adopted pricing models in the bus. Each pricing model offers optimum benefits and fitment in specific situations. Buyers should identify the model that suits their operations in the best manner and link supplier performance to the pricing models.
Price Strategies and Benchmark
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To optimize the value of the purchase it is crucial to keep a track of current and future price trends. Price forecasts are beneficial in purchase planning, especially when supplemented by the constant monitoring of price influencing factors. During the forecast period, the market expects a change of 4%-6%.
- Identify favorable opportunities in bus TCO (total cost of ownership)
- Expected changes in price forecast and factors driving the current and future price changes
- Identify pricing models that offer the most rewarding opportunities
Will there be an Increase in the Spend Growth for Bus Procurement?
The report provides a complete drill-down on global bus spend outlook at a global as well as regional level. Current spend scenario, growth outlook, incremental spend, and other key information is available individually for North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and APAC.
Spend Growth and Demand Segmentation
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The bus market will register an incremental spend of about 17.4 $ billion during the forecast period. Only a few regions will drive the majority of this growth. On the supply side, North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and APAC will have the maximum influence owing to the supplier base.
The drivers and inhibitors that influence these global and regional outlooks are also elaborated in detail. Our in-depth growth decomposition analysis covers details on:
- Factors driving the growth (or lack of it) in individual geographies
- Regions that hold the most rewarding opportunities for buyers and suppliers
- Is the spend growth cyclical and when will the growth curve peak?
What are the Major Category Management Objectives for Bus Sourcing?
A targeted strategic approach to bus sourcing will provide several opportunities to buyers. However, in the absence of actionable intelligence on bus, buyers have resulted in a transaction-based approach towards the category. The buyers have moderate bargaining power in this market and a holistic category management approach will help buyers maximize the value on their bus procurement.
The report explains key category management objectives that should form the base for sourcing strategy, including:
- Reduction of TCO
- Cost savings
- Adherence to regulatory nuances
- Supply assurance
- Category innovations
- Top-line growth
- Supply base rationalization
- Scalability of inputs
- Customer retention
- Green initiatives
- Demand forecasting and governance
- Minimalization of ad hoc purchases
In addition to helping buyers in identifying the strategic goals and initiatives for category management, the report will also help create the necessary support structure to facilitate implementation. This report provides in-depth inputs on streamlining category management practices and provides detailed answers on:
- The strategic sourcing objectives, activities, and enablers for bus category
- Bus procurement best practices to promote in my supply chain
Category Pricing Insights
Category Management Strategy
Category Management Enablers
Suppliers under Coverage
US Market Insights
SpendEdge presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key category influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.
- Procurement heads
- Category managers
- Sourcing consortium professionals
- Industry experts and thought leaders
- Procurement managers
- Category heads of suppliers
- Client account heads/managers
- Client and industry consultants
- Industry journals and reports
- Periodicals and new articles
- Category webinars
- Internal categiry playbooks
- Industry and government websites on regulations and compliance
- Internal databases
- Industry blogs/thought leader briefings
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