Cost Saving Opportunities for the Global Background Check Services Market: Technavio

Technavio has published a new report on the global background check services market from 2017-2021. (Graphic: Business Wire)

LONDON--()--According to the latest procurement intelligence report from Technavio, the global background check services market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.47% over the next five years due to the increase in outsourcing of background check services.

The research report titled ‘Global Background Check Services Market: Procurement Market Intelligence Report 2017-2021’ provides an in-depth analysis of category spend, best procurement practices and cost saving opportunities, aimed at helping organizations achieve superior business performance. The report also provides insights on pricing, supplier positioning, and top companies, enabling sourcing professionals to improve their competitive advantage through procurement excellence.

Increasing amount of pre-employment scrutiny to minimize on-job crimes, the rise in the gig economy, globalization of organization and workforce, and greater outsourcing of non-core business activities such as background check services is fueling market growth,” says lead Technavio procurement specialist Angad Singh for category spend intelligence. “It is also being observed that background check service players are collaborating with local players or investing in setting up regional offices across multiple geographies to increase their reach across different markets,” adds Angad.

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Cost saving opportunities in the global background check services market

The adoption of various cost-optimization levers helps buyers of background check services realize direct cost savings and enhance category management and value benefits (including reduced procurement complexities).

Technavio procurement experts have segmented the cost saving opportunities in the global background check services market into the following value-enhancement opportunities:

  • Adoption of technology
  • Supplier Competition
  • Adoption of negotiation strategies
  • Optimization of procurement practices
  • Bundling of services

Adoption of technology saving aspects

Buyers prefer to engage with suppliers who can provide technologies such as advanced screening to help plan the screening process efficiently, mobile portals to enable real-time screening and information sharing, and cloud-based systems to offer instant access to information. The adoption of these technologies saves up to 9% of the total category spend for the buyers.

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Optimization of procurement practices saving aspects

Buyers prefer suppliers that use social security number to check potential criminal records, financial frauds, and other details of a candidate from authentic sources in minimal time.

Also, buyers need to ensure the adherence to regulations such as FCRA and EEOC by choosing suppliers who understand how businesses can use background checks to make efficient hiring and screening decisions.

Bundling of services saving aspects

Buyers can save up to 13% of the bundled spend area by engaging with suppliers who bundle together services such as global screening, access to report database, I-9 verification, and drug screening.

Buyers prefer suppliers that have a thorough and comprehensive documentation of the screening process to ensure that the candidate's data are stored for future use, especially during a compliance crisis.

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Release Summary

Global background check services market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.47% through 2021.


Technavio Research
Jesse Maida
Media & Marketing Executive
US: +1 630 333 9501
UK: +44 208 123 1770