Global Distribution Services Procurement Market Report, 2019 Featuring DHL, XPO Logistics, W.W.Grainger, FedEx, UPS, and KUEHNE + NAGEL -

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

The report 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 optimization of category spend.

The spend growth of this market can be attributed to the increasing demand for last-mile delivery from the e-commerce sector that is resulting in an exponential demand growth of the transportation management services segment.

Category drivers

  • The rise in demand for faster speed-to-market from fashion and retail sectors
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Category management strategy

  • Engage with service providers that offer innovative solutions
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Procurement best practices

  • Collaborate with service providers that have expertise in buyers' industry
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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: Cost-Saving Opportunities

Supplier-side levers

Buyer-side levers

Quantifying cost-saving opportunities

Quantifying cost savings by negotiation strategies

PART 04: Best Practices

Innovation and success stories

Procurement excellence best practices

Procurement best practices

Sustainability practices

PART 05: 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 06: Category Management Strategy

Category management objectives

Supplier and buyer KPIs

Outsourcing category management activities

Risk management

PART 07: Category Management Enablers

Procurement organization

Category enablers

PART 08: Suppliers Selection

RFx essentials

Supplier selection criteria

Service level agreement

Incumbent supplier evaluation metrics

PART 9: Suppliers Under Coverage


Supplier positioning

Profile: DHL

Profile: XPO Logistics

Profile: W.W.Grainger

Profile: FedEx

Profile: UPS


PART 10 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 11: Category Definition

Category hierarchy

Category scope

Category map

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Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900