Global Distribution Services Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

SKU ID : SEdge- 13705133

Publishing Date : 25-Mar-2019

No. of pages : 109


  • About Distribution Services Market
    Distribution services refer to the management of the flow of goods and services across various modes of the supply chain, comprising vendors, manufacturers, and customers. They cover both inbound and outbound shipments. Distribution services comprise a range of activities from picking to final delivery of the product. A distribution service provider will ensure that the product is transported to various elements of the supply chain at the right time, using optimal transport networks, and cost-effective inventory management. Based on the type of services offered, the global distribution services market can be divided into packaging, transportation management, warehouse management, cross-docking, and order fulfillment services. 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.
    Covered in this report
    The 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, Global Distribution Services 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.

    Category driver
    • 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?

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