Embossing Equipment Market Procurement Intelligence Report

Access curated Embossing Equipment procurement intelligence and solve all your questions on Embossing Equipment procurement outlook, cost saving opportunities in Embossing Equipment procurement and potential Embossing Equipment partners.

Our category grouping process defines that the overall Printing Machinery and Equipment market includes all spend relating to the provision of printing machinery and equipment, their maintenance and upgradation. Dynamics of the global Embossing Equipment market play out within this wider arena of Printing Machinery and Equipment market. Therefore, our coverage of the Embossing Equipment category also operates within this broader boundary of the overall Printing Machinery and Equipment market.

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Strategic Sourcing Guide to Embossing Equipment Procurement

Overview

The market for Printing Machinery and Equipment and its sub-segments such as Embossing Equipment are at an interesting intersection. The category is expected to experience a moderate price rise resulting from increasing investment in technologies and automation by commercial printing companies, but long-term price outlook remains positive for buyers as suppliers are expected to recover the technological investments soon.

Suppliers expect an increase in OPEX from rising prices of paper and ink which has resulted from rising input costs and to some extent, from shortening supply. Still, declining use of paper and intense competition will offset this incremental cost.

Availability of mobile print solutions where a buyer's employees can use any mobile device to send a document for printing from a remote location has transformed the procurement decisions within overall print management category.

Trends like these and many others discussed in this report are necessitating a relook at the way Embossing Equipment is procured and the procurement cost saving opportunities that exist.

Embossing Equipment Procurement Best Practices

Embossing Equipment procurement best practices are moving towards a level of sophistication which is typically seen in traditional procurement categories. Category managers now have an attractive opportunity to adapt the best practices seen within this category as well as those being leveraged in other non-related categories. This report summarizes the best practices picked from across multiple categories that could work well for category managers involved with Embossing Equipment procurement strategy.

For example, Cross-platform color management refers to the management of colors among computer operating systems. Cross-platform color management helps in translating color across different devices with the help of color profiles. Buyers should asses the capability and compatibility of a supplier's solution for cross-platform color management.

Buyers prefer to engage with service providers that adopt hedging techniques to mitigate the effects of fluctuations in printing ink prices. The majority of printing inks are primarily derivatives of crude oil, the prices of which are highly volatile. Thus, engaging with service providers that adopt hedging will allow buyers to minimize the impact of price fluctuations pertaining to printing inks during the contract tenure.

Buyers should engage with regional service providers of digital print as this will reduce the procurement lead time. Shipment of goods from regional service providers takes lesser shipment time compared with shipment from global print service providers.


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Risks in Embossing Equipment procurement

Embossing Equipment procurement managers also need to proactively identify and mitigate potential risks that can arise in the supply chain or contracts for Embossing Equipment procurement. Some examples include:


  • Contract-related risks where unfavorable credit terms may severly penalize buyers for delayed payments or entitle the supplier to demand pre-payments or shorten the payment terms are not very common in the category but they do exist in certain situations where buyers' liquidity or financial health is in question
  • Suppliers may face a situation where they are unable to honor a contract in its entirety due to shortage of resources, finances or capabilities. While contractual terms safeguard buyers from the non-performance, their operations could still face massive disruptions due to suppliers' non-performance
  • Procurement without consulting the actual users of Embossing Equipment may result in a mismatch in expectations of the buyer's internal stakeholders versus the actual contract executed

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Who should read this report

  • The report is intended to serve as a one-stop reference guide for Embossing Equipment procurement strategy and offers a perfect blend of category basics with deep-dive category data and insights. Therefore, it is ideal for category beginners looking for “Embossing Equipment: Procurement Report 101” as well as for category experts actively tracking the global Embossing Equipment procurement market.

     

    You may have just initiated your research to design a winning Embossing Equipment procurement strategy, or you may be a category expert looking for strategic insights and updated data.Either ways, the report has your requirements covered.

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Key questions on Embossing Equipment procurement answered by this report

    Procurement decisions can prove to be costly in the absence of careful deliberation and evaluation of every available option. In fact, more than 90% of the decision makers we work with acknowledge that timely availability of up-to-date category intelligence can help them make better purchasing decisions. More than 80% of them believe that in-house category intelligence needs to be updated periodically to achieve full benefits. If you have read so far, we are quite sure you agree!!

     

    The Embossing Equipment procurement report helps take more informed decisions by placing all the critical information and advice at the fingertips of a decision maker. It also specifically answers some of the key questions that we have been routinely asked during our industry outreach initiatives:

     

    • What is the spend potential in the Embossing Equipment market?
    • What is the correct price to pay for Embossing Equipment? What are the key trends and factors that influence current and future pricing?
    • Which selection criteria are the most important for Embossing Equipment Suppliers Market?
    • Who are the top Embossing Equipment suppliers? What are their cost structures?
    • Which negotiation levers can reduce Embossing Equipment procurement cost ?
    • What are supplier margins in Embossing Equipment market?
    • What are the best practices for Embossing Equipment procurement and what are the potential risks?

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Embossing Equipment Category Insights: What is inside

  • A comprehensive drill down on category sourcing execution: Data, insights, advisory

    The Embossing Equipment market report offers a complete picture of the supply market and analyzes the category from the perspective of both buyers and suppliers. Analysis of the category trends, procurement best practices, negotiation levers and overall category management strategy advisory are interspersed with in-depth data and commentary on spend outlook, pricing ecosystem and supplier landscape drilled down to a region-level coverage.

    Data

    A key highlight of this report is the in-depth outlook created on Embossing Equipment procurement spend and pricing trends. The report further delves deep into the aspects of cost structure, total cost of ownership and supplier margins for Embossing Equipment. A dedicated section to supplier profiles and evaluation helps decision makers cast a wider procurement net and identify gaps in existing relationships.

    Insights

    Along with specific category and supplier intelligence, the publication also includes curated insights on Embossing Equipment market trends, price influencers and inherent risks. These insights help the decision makers prepare for market shaping trends in advance and create alternative strategies for changes in the market conditions.

    Advisory

    Additionally, the report also advises on the best practices and strategies to manage the Embossing Equipment category efficiently. Negotiation levers and opportunities are explained in detail along with quantification of their potential. Benchmark KPIs for supplier and buyer performance management are also aggregated to better organize the category objectives. Other themes of advisory include ideal procurement organization structure, enablers to achieve KPIs or category objectives and ideal SLAs to have with suppliers.

  • Unrivalled breadth of category analysis: at your fingertips

    Category Ecosystem

    • Buyer and supplier ecosystem
    • Competitiveness index
    • Buyer and supplier power
    • Threat of new entrants and substitutes

    Global and Regional Sourcing Insights

    • Category spend
    • Spend growth
    • Dynamics
    • Opportunities

    Pricing and Cost Analysis

      • Pricing outlook and data
      • Drivers of pricing
      • Cost structure and inputs cost
      • Total cost of ownership
      • Pricing models and margins

    Cost Saving Opportunities & Negotiation Strategies

    • Buyer and supplier side levers
    • Quantified cost saving opportunities
    • Negotiation strategies and quantified outcome

    Procurement Best Practices, Strategy and Enablers

    • Procurement excellence
    • Sustainability and innovation
    • KPIs and category enablers
    • Risk management and outsourcing

    Vendor Analysis

    • RFx essentials and selection criteria
    • SLAs
    • Supplier evaluation metrics
    • Detailed supplier profiles
  • A lucid, easy to read format: Enabling fast decisions

    Our research is complex, but our reports are easy to digest. Quantitative analysis and exhaustive commentary is placed in an easy to read format that gives you an in-depth knowledge on the category without spending hours to figure out “what does it mean for my company?”

Category Research Framework

SpendEdge presents a detailed picture of Embossing Equipment procurement solutions 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.

Information Sources

Primary research
Secondary research
Procurement heads
Industry journals and reports
Category managers
Periodicals and new articles
Sourcing consortium professionals
Category webinars
Industry experts and thought leaders
Internal categiry playbooks
Procurement managers
Industry/government websites on regulations, compliance
Category heads of suppliers
Internal databases
Client account heads/managers
Industry blogs/thought leader briefings
Client and industry consultants

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