Global Stainless Steel Procurement Market Intelligence Report 2017 - Research and Markets

30 November 2017

The "Global Stainless Steel Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

Global Stainless Steel 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 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.

Global stainless steel market is an all-inclusive guide enabling procurement professionals to make smart purchasing decisions. One of the key growth drivers of this market is the growing demand from the transport sector. The transport sector is one of the largest consumers of stainless steel with stainless steel being used in several components. Stainless steel is also widely used in the railway sector. Railcar operators are increasingly using austenitic stainless steel over carbon steels in the manufacturing of rolling stock.

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

Category driver:

  •     Growing demand from the transport sector

Category constraints

  •     Lack of knowledge on surface finishes

Procurement best practices

  •     Price volatility and high import duties

Key Topics Covered:

Part 1: Category at a Glance

Part 2: Scope of the Report

  •     Category Definition
  •     Research Methodology

Part 3: Market Insights

  •     Category Spend Analysis
  •     Category Maturity by Regions
  •     Demand-Supply Shifts
  •     Regional Demand-Supply Snapshot
  •     Global Molasses Production Hubs
  •     Market Developments
  •     Regional Impact of Trends
  •     Key Category Growth Drivers and Corresponding Regional Impacts
  •     Major Category Growth Constraints and Corresponding Regional Impacts
  •     Key Current Technological Innovations
  •     Major Regulatory Frameworks
  •     Strategic Sustainability Practices
  •     Porter's Five Forces
  •     PESTLE Analysis

Part 4: Supply Market Insights

  •     Supplier Operational Capability Matrix
  •     Other Prominent Suppliers by Region: Operational Capability Matrix
  •     Supplier Functional Capability Matrix
  •     Other Prominent Suppliers by Region: Functional Capability Matrix
  •     Key Clients/Partners
  •     Supplier Cost Breakup
  •     Supplier Positioning Matrix

Part 5: Pricing Insights

  •     Pricing Models Snapshot
  •     Pricing Models - Pros and Cons
  •     Indicative Pricing

Part 6: Procurement Insights

  •     Major Category Requirements
  •     Major Procurement Pain Points
  •     Category Sourcing Evolution Matrix
  •     Procurement Best Practices
  •     Cost-saving Opportunities
  •     Supplier Selection Criteria
  •     Category Negotiation Strategies
  •     SLA Terms
  •     Supplier Evaluation Criteria
  •     Category Risk Analysis

Part 7: Top Five Suppliers

  •     Tsingshan
  •     TISCO
  •     Outokumpu
  •     POSCO
  •     Acerinox


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