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Global Rail Freight Industry Procurement Intelligence Report 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

September 13, 2019 GMT

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 13, 2019--

The “Global Rail Freight Industry - Procurement Market Intelligence Report” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Global Rail Freight Industry, provides up-to-date information about market shifts and potential risks, as well as in-depth knowledge of products and services, which can help in planning and in executing category management activities. It focuses on the cost-saving aspects of procurement and on providing insights that can lead to the optimization of category spend.

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Category buyers are increasingly adopting intermodal flight transportation as it allows them to adopt an economical mode of transportation wherever possible. The global intermodal transport is expected to grow exponentially over the forecast period. This will have a positive impact on the growth of the global rail freight industry.

The report provides actionable insights to improve source-to-contract cycle performance in the Global Rail Freight Industry. It helps sourcing professionals formulate better category strategies, enhance savings, understand supplier and market challenges, and implement sourcing best practices.

Category driver

  • Containerization of cargos in standardized dimensions.

Category management strategy

  • Engage with service providers that can provide LCL consolidation services with minimal delays.

Procurement best practices

  • Assess service providers’ capabilities to handle different types of special cargo.

Key questions answered in this report

  • What are the market dynamics?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What are the category growth drivers?
  • What are the constraints on category growth?
  • Who are the suppliers in this market?
  • What are the demand-supply shifts?
  • What are the major category requirements?
  • What are the procurement best practices in this market?

Key Topics Covered:

PART 01: Executive Summary

PART 02: Market Insights

  • Global category spend
  • Category spend growth
  • Spend segmentation by region
  • Regional spend dynamics
  • Regional influence on global spend
  • Regional spend opportunity for suppliers

PART 03: Category Pricing Insights

  • Pricing outlook
  • Supplier cost structure
  • Outlook for input costs
  • Total cost of ownership analysis
  • Overview of pricing models
  • Comparison of pricing models
  • Supply chain margins
  • Cost drivers impacting pricing
  • Volume drivers impacting pricing

PART 04: Cost-Saving Opportunities

  • Supplier-side levers
  • Buyer-side levers
  • Quantifying cost-saving opportunities
  • Quantifying cost savings by negotiation strategies

PART 05: Best Practices

  • Innovation and success stories
  • Procurement excellence best practices
  • Procurement best practices
  • Sustainability practices

PART 06: Category Ecosystem

  • Market favorability index for suppliers
  • Competitiveness index for suppliers
  • Buyer power
  • Supplier power
  • Threat of new entrants
  • Threat of substitutes
  • Buyer ecosystem
  • Supplier ecosystem

PART 07: Category Management Strategy

  • Category management objectives
  • Supplier and buyer KPIs
  • Outsourcing category management activities
  • Risk management

PART 08: Category Management Enablers

  • Procurement organization
  • Category enablers

PART 09: Suppliers Selection

  • RFx essentials
  • Selection criteria
  • Service Level Agreement
  • Incumbent supplier evaluation metrics

PART 10: Suppliers Under Coverage

  • Overview
  • Supplier positioning
  • Profile: Deutsche Bahn
  • Profile: Deutsche Post DHL
  • Profile: Kuehne + Nagel
  • Profile: SNCF
  • Profile: BNSF
  • Profile: Union Pacific

PART 11: US Market Insights

  • Category spend in the US
  • Price outlook
  • Supplier cost structure in the US
  • Margins of suppliers in the US
  • Category cost drivers
  • Category volume drivers
  • Overview of best practices in the US
  • Procurement best practices in the US
  • US supply market overview
  • Supplier positioning for the US
  • Regional category risks

PART 12: Category Definition

  • Category hierarchy
  • Category scope
  • Category map

PART 13: Appendix

For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/wwe3oy

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