Global Air Travel Services Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

This procurement report offers supplier market insights for strategic sourcing and procurement professionals looking to identify cost-saving opportunities.

  • Published: Sep 2016
  • Pages: 62
  • SKU: IRCMSTR10248
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Key Features of Report

Supply Market Insights
Procurement Best Practices
Cost Saving Opportunities
Pricing Models
Negotiation Strategies
Category Risk Analysis
Key Supplier Analysis
Supplier Capability Matrix

 

Air Travel Services - Category Spend Analysis

According to SpendEdge analysts, one of the primary growth drivers for the global air travel services market is the rise in investments in business intelligence solutions. Many airlines are investing in business intelligence solutions to gain customer insights, monetize data, and enhance operational efficiencies and risk management. Airlines are also increasingly investing in predictive analytics tools for effective demand forecasting.

 

Air Travel Services – Procurement Best Practices

Buyers must use performance-tracking metrics to assess performance of suppliers. It is important for category managers to track and measure performance of suppliers against a set of defined KPIs (that are agreed upon by both parties during the contract negotiation phase). The performance of suppliers can also be linked to a portion of their fee, and can be paid upon rendering of services in a satisfactory manner.

 

Air Travel Services - Procurement Challenges

Based on the analysis in this report, a major procurement pain point experienced by the buyers is the decline in customer service levels. SpendEdge’s procurement specialists predict that the buyers must gauge service levels of incumbent suppliers and offer clarity to suppliers on minimum service levels expected.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Research Objectives and Methodology

  • Category Definition

Part 2: Category at a Glance

  • Market Overview
  • Preferred Procurement Models and Major Service Providers
  • Cost-saving Opportunities
  • Major Category Requirements
  • Major Procurement Pain Points

Part 3: Market Overview

  • Category Spend Analysis
  • Demand-Supply Shifts
  • Key Market Developments
  • Key Category Growth Drivers
  • Major Category Growth Constraints
  • Procurement Best Practices
  • History of Innovation
  • Key Current Technological Innovations
  • Major Regulatory Frameworks
  • Strategic Sustainability Practices
  • SWOT Analysis
  • PESTLE Analysis

Part 4: Supply Overview

  • Supplier Operational Capability Matrix
  • Air Travel Suppliers – Key Partners
  • Supplier Cost Breakup
  • Supplier Positioning Matrix
  • Supplier Selection Criteria

Part 5: Pricing Overview

  • Pricing Models Snapshot
  • Pricing Models – Pros and Cons
  • Indicative Pricing for Air Travel Services
  • Category Negotiation Strategies

Part 6: Category Management Essentials

  • SLA Terms
  • Supplier Evaluation Criteria
  • Category Risk Analysis
  • Day-One Analysis

Part 7: Top Five Supplier Profiles

  • American Airlines Group Inc.
  • Delta Airlines Inc.
  • United Continental Holding
  • Deutsche Lufthansa AG.
  • Air France-KLM.

Part 8: Appendix

  • Glossary 

Research Framework

SpendEdge presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key category influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.

INFORMATION SOURCES

Primary research

  • Procurement heads
  • Category managers
  • Sourcing consortium professionals
  • Industry experts and thought leaders
  • Procurement managers
  • Category heads of suppliers
  • Client account heads/managers
  • Client and industry consultants

Secondary research

  • Industry journals and reports
  • Periodicals and new articles
  • Category webinars
  • Internal categiry playbooks
  • Industry and government websites on regulations and compliance
  • Internal databases
  • Industry blogs/thought leader briefings

DATA ANALYSIS

SpendEdge INSIGHTS

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