Fleet Insurance Category Procurement Intelligence Report

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

Our category grouping process defines that the overall Fleet Management market includes all spend related to the management of non-military fleet including breakdown and recovery, maintenance, refuelling services and management fees. It also includes spend associated with management fees asscoaited with fleet management services delivered by service providers. Dynamics of the global Fleet Insurance market play out within this wider arena of Fleet Management market. Therefore, our coverage of the Fleet Insurance category also operates within this broader boundary of the overall Fleet Management market.

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Strategic Sourcing Guide to Fleet Insurance Procurement

Overview

Several macro changes in the dynamics of overall Fleet Management as well as Fleet Insurance procurement trends are poised to change the business practices and procurement thumb rules. Increased availability of options both in terms of suppliers and new propositions from suppliers is also influencing the procurement trends for Fleet Insurance and improving leverage for buyers in some cases.

Telematics has found excellent adoption rates the world over and its adoption is only expected to grow more. This is creating challenges for category managers in aligning the specifications to the use of preferred telematics solutions as well as extending procurement activities to this new but still less understood category of products and services.

Total Cost of Ownership now pivots all kind of large and small purchasing decisions, including sourcing priorities and strategies for procurement of Fleet Insurance.

Category managers need to take note of the potential of these developments and reassess the changes required in their procurement practices.

Fleet Insurance Procurement Best Practices

Sometimes, procurement functions are unable to timely alter their practices while responding to market conditions. Industry experts acknowledge that periodically reviewing procurement best practices and adopting learnings from across procurement categories can help procurement teams respond to market needs in a more agile way. This report combines our experience of other categories with Fleet Insurance procurement insights and hand picks best practices that can work for category managers delving in this market.

For example, Buyers should adopt strategic contract management activities as it helps them to avoid additional costs. Additional mileage allocation, interest rate, residual value and terms related to capitalized cost reduction are some of the terms that can be included by the buyers in the contract terms.

Instead of customarily fixing the contract length to one or two years, buyers should determine the contract length based on market conditions and their likely impact on cost in future.

The adoption of advanced technologies such as telematics and IVMS enables buyers to track vehicles, increase fuel efficiency, reduce carbon emissions, and increase cost savings. These technologies ensure buyers safety and increase the efficiency of their fleet.


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Risks in Fleet Insurance procurement

Fleet Insurance procurement managers also need to proactively identify and mitigate potential risks that can arise in the supply chain or contracts for Fleet Insurance 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
  • When requirements of the buyers are not absolutely clear or usage patterns are not stable or predictable, suppliers often build in \"cost buffers\" for unforeseen risks due to a lack of complete understanding on buyer's requirements. This increases the risk of overspending on Fleet Insurance
  • Improper maintenance of vehicles increases operational costs and it is done on regular basis. Continuous exposure of vehicles to heat, air, and moisture leads to oil degradation resulting in improper functioning of vehicles

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Who should read this report

  • The report is intended to serve as a one-stop reference guide for Fleet Insurance 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 “Fleet Insurance: Procurement Report 101” as well as for category experts actively tracking the global Fleet Insurance procurement market.

     

    You may have just initiated your research to design a winning Fleet Insurance 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 Fleet Insurance 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 Fleet Insurance 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 Fleet Insurance market?
    • What is the correct price to pay for Fleet Insurance? What are the key trends and factors that influence current and future pricing?
    • Which selection criteria are the most important for Fleet Insurance Suppliers Market?
    • Who are the top Fleet Insurance suppliers? What are their cost structures?
    • Which negotiation levers can reduce Fleet Insurance procurement cost ?
    • What are supplier margins in Fleet Insurance market?
    • What are the best practices for Fleet Insurance procurement and what are the potential risks?

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Fleet Insurance Category Insights: What is inside

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

    The Fleet Insurance 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 Fleet Insurance procurement spend and pricing trends. The report further delves deep into the aspects of cost structure, total cost of ownership and supplier margins for Fleet Insurance. 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 Fleet Insurance 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 Fleet Insurance 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 Fleet Insurance 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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