Transportation Equipment Market Procurement Intelligence Report

The report provides a comprehensive coverage on Transportation Equipment category spend growth and regional spend segmentation insights, Transportation Equipment price trends and Transportation Equipment supply market analysis.

Transportation Equipment is an essential part of the Purchase category which includes all spend related to the purchase of non - military fleet comprising of vehicles, vessels, aircrafts or other such transportation means. The spend may include bulk purchase or purchase of limited number of vehicles.

Key questions on L4 procurement answered by this report

Strategic Sourcing Guide to Transportation Equipment Procurement

Overview

Purchase market around the world is undergoing rapid transitions that have a massive potential to influence the way companies strategize for Transportation Equipment procurement and the cost they have to incur. Accident prevention features are more effective and cost friendly then they were even three years ago, opening opportunities to reduce Total Cost of Ownership.

Suppliers are disrupting business models with new products and services that impact supplier selection and price benchmarking activities for category buyers.

Regulatory changes are taking place more frequently and, in some cases, randomly. It is getting difficult to align procurement with all the new regulations, especially when category managers are responsible for multiple regions with different regulations.

Transportation Equipment Procurement Best Practices

It has become imperative for category managers to remain as agile as possible in terms of their procurement practices. However, it is not always easy to quickly spot and implement alternative practices in a category like Transportation Equipment. To help quick decision making, this report advises on several procurement best practices that have worked well for category managers.

For example, 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.

Buyers should always ensure that the price quoted by a service provider includes all other charges such as VAT, disposition fees, interest rates, and other taxes charged by suppliers. A detailed fee structure helps buyers save significant costs and helps to compare suppliers in an efficient way.

Buyers must accumulate essential data across their information systems and suppliers to create benchmarks for cost, quality and service levels for Transportation Equipment suppliers.


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Risks in Transportation Equipment procurement

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


  • Lack of efficient training to drivers can cause accidents and traffic violations, which in turn can cause severe injuries and fatalities
  • Procurement without consulting the actual users of Transportation Equipment may result in a mismatch in expectations of the buyer's internal stakeholders versus the actual contract executed
  • The rise in awareness about air pollution is forcing buyers to collaborate with service providers that adopt green initiatives. A few of the factors that cause pollution from fleet vehicles are the use of outdated vehicles, inferior quality fuel, and poor maintenance

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Who should read this report

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

     

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

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Transportation Equipment Category Insights: What is inside

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

    The Transportation 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 Transportation 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 Transportation 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 Transportation 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 Transportation 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 Transportation 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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