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This report on global Floor Coverings category is part of a larger series of reports on global Office Furniture, Fixtures and Fittings market. The scope of Office Furniture, Fixtures and Fittings spans multiple categories and is typically identified as a procurement category that includes all spend related to the provision of furniture and fixtures and fittings for use within office, sales, production, storage, reception, workstation, meeting, training, boardroom, and waiting room areas, but does not include spend on office machines or equipment.
A changing ecosystem within the Office Furniture, Fixtures and Fittings market also affects the procurement process, cost dynamics and supplier attractiveness for the buyers of Floor Coverings. Many companies are looking to engage Floor Coverings supplies in a long-term partnership to derive the highest ROI possible and creating an environment of trust and collaboration that allows for new optimization strategies.With advancement in technology, service providers are employing diverse tools in their operations to identify opportunities for optimization and greater collaboration with the customers.As market presence of companies become global, there is a growing preference towards service providers who can provide services seamlessly across the globe and have excellent understanding of local regulations and culture.
Floor Coverings 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 Floor Coverings procurement strategy. For example, Buyers should evaluate the true costs of each product and service within the scope of work for supplier, and also understand the hidden costs associated. This can help them to set accurate targets for cost reduction for their suppliers, and effectively monitor and evaluate their performance against industry benchmarks. Benefits of an integrated program are more apparent over a period of 5-7 years, and the goal in such relationships is to achieve cost savings and improve performance in the long run. Buyers should opt for suppliers that have a track record of long-term engagements as this will increase the probability of these suppliers sustaining in a mutually beneficial relationship for a longer duration. Category managers must explore opportunities to integrate planning and management activities of categories using analytics, to gain better control over category spend. This will also allow them to consolidate their supply base easily, as well as to segment suppliers based on requirements and spend on each supplier.
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Floor Coverings procurement managers also need to proactively identify and mitigate potential risks that can arise in the supply chain or contracts for Floor Coverings procurement. Some examples include:
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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!!
You may have just initiated your research to design a winning Floor Coverings procurement strategy, or you may be a category expert looking for strategic insights and updated data.Either ways, the report has your requirements covered.
The report is intended to serve as a one-stop reference guide for Floor Coverings 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 “Floor Coverings: Procurement Report 101” as well as for category experts actively tracking the global Floor Coverings procurement market.
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The Floor Coverings 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:
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The Floor Coverings 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.
A key highlight of this report is the in-depth outlook created on Floor Coverings procurement spend and pricing trends. The report further delves deep into the aspects of cost structure, total cost of ownership and supplier margins for Floor Coverings. A dedicated section to supplier profiles and evaluation helps decision makers cast a wider procurement net and identify gaps in existing relationships.
Along with specific category and supplier intelligence, the publication also includes curated insights on Floor Coverings 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.
Additionally, the report also advises on the best practices and strategies to manage the Floor Coverings 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.
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?”
SpendEdge presents a detailed picture of Floor Coverings 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.