Argon - Global Procurement Market Intelligence Report (2018-2022): One of the Procurement Best Practices for Buyers is to Procure from Suppliers That Also Manufacture Processing Equipment - ResearchAndMarkets.com

November 26, 2018

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 26, 2018--The “Global Argon - Procurement Market Intelligence Report” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Industrialization in developing countries is expected to increase the demand for argon from the metal manufacturing and fabrication end-user segments.

One of the procurement best practices for buyers is to procure from suppliers that also manufacture processing equipment.

According to the report, one of the key growth contributors to the global argon market is the rise in the use of argon in the packaging of foods and beverages as it helps retain the freshness of the packaged products.

Further, the report states that one of the key category management strategies for the buyers in the global argon market is to prefer suppliers that provide a high degree of quality assurance as this directly affects the quality of their output.

Coverage & Benefits

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 the optimization of category spend.

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

Key Suppliers

Praxair Linde Air Products and Chemicals Air Liquide Messer Mitsubishi Iwatani AMCS Buzwair KOATSU

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 Supplier selection criteria Service Level Agreement Incumbent supplier evaluation metrics

PART 10: Suppliers Under Coverage

Overview Supplier positioning Profile: Praxair Profile: Linde Group Profile: Air Products Profile: Air Liquide Profile: Messer Group Profile: Mitsubishi Chemicals

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

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