Global Propane Market (2018 to 2023) - Featuring Exxon Mobil, BP & Royal Dutch Shell Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--()--The "Global Propane Market - Procurement Intelligence Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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

Global Propane Market, 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.

Propane is commonly used as a fuel in barbeques and portable gas stoves due to its relatively low boiling point compared with other fuels. It is also used as a propellant, refrigerant, automobile fuel, and petrochemical feedstock apart from use as a fuel in agricultural equipment such as in irrigation engines, grain dryers, and lawn mowers.

The spend momentum of this market will be attributed to the increasing consumption of propane in the autogas sector, especially by the LPG gas segment that uses propane as an intermediate product. The LPG gas from the auto sector will witness a high demand in the coming years owing to a rise in the use of LPG gas as an alternative fuel for automobiles.

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:

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. 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

3. 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: Impact on pricing
  • Volume drivers: Impact on pricing

4. COST-SAVING OPPORTUNITIES

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

5. BEST PRACTICES

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

6. 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

7. CATEGORY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

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

8. CATEGORY MANAGEMENT ENABLERS

  • Procurement organization
  • Category enablers

9. SUPPLIERS SELECTION

  • RFx essentials
  • Supplier selection criteria
  • Service level agreement
  • Incumbent supplier evaluation metrics

10. SUPPLIERS UNDER COVERAGE

  • Overview
  • Supplier positioning
  • Profile: Exxon Mobil Corp.
  • Profile: BP Plc
  • Profile: TOTAL SA
  • Profile: Royal Dutch Shell Plc
  • Profile: Chevron Corp.
  • Profile: China National Petroleum Corp.

11. US MARKET INSIGHTS

  • Category spend in the US
  • Pricing 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

12. CATEGORY DEFINITION

  • Category hierarchy
  • Category scope
  • Category map

13. APPENDIX

Companies Mentioned

  • Exxon Mobil Corp
  • BP Plc
  • TOTAL SA
  • Royal Dutch Shell Plc
  • Chevron Corp
  • China National Petroleum Corp.

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