Global Network Cables Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

The network cables market intelligence report offers a predictive analysis of the key category enablers that are responsible for altering the network cables price. It also offers a functional overview of the market by conducting a thorough spend segmentation of various regions.

  • Published: Dec 2018
  • Pages: 101
  • SKU: IRCMSTR15050
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Network cables market overview


The need for higher speed in internet services is resulting in the high demand for network cables across geographies like APAC, North America, and other regions. However, the investors are facing a hard time while catering to such demands in a market that is being affected by the rising expenditure on the infrastructure and manpower costs. The network cables market intelligence report also states that the increasing category adoption across end-user industries such as IT, telecommunication, and manufacturing will promote the demand for network cables. Conversely, the low replacement rate of network cables will hinder the categorys spend momentum. This network cables market intelligence report also offers detailed insights into the supply market and identifies the key category growth drivers to help the buyers procure products at the best price.


Why should you buy the report?


In order to aid the buyers and suppliers gain scrupulous insights into the market space, our procurement experts have followed a comprehensive qualitative and a quantitative research methodology and have analyzed the impact of factors such as consumers buying habits and their main purchase influencers. This procurement research report on the network cables market also offers detailed information on the category pricing strategies to help the buyers achieve cost-savings.

Key insights offered in this procurement market analysis report on the network cables market will help the buyers:

  • Understand the spend potential within the network cables market
  • Assess the supply chain margins
  • Analyze the global and regional spend opportunity


Understand the global category spend for network cables


According to this procurement market intelligence report, which is a part of SpendEdges information technology category, the need to boost network security is driving the adoption of POE cables, a subsegment of the overall network cables category. SpendEdges procurement experts predict the segment to grow at a rate of 12%-13% owing to an increase in demand from industries such as manufacturing network security-based sensors and surveillance cameras.

Additional insights offered in the network cables market intelligence report include an analysis of:

  • Global spend on network cables for the period of 2017-2022
  • Category hierarchy map
  • Category pricing strategies
  • Buyer and the supplier ecosystem


Optimize category spend for the network cables market


The market is witnessing frequent phases of changes owing to the emergence of disruptive technologies and other external factors. This results in an uneven demand and supply curve. Therefore, the investors, who seek stability in the network cables market, are advised to conduct a market demand analysis to foresee, plan, and manage the demand for products during the contract tenure. Such a procurement practice is functional in reducing the ad-hoc procurement-related cost of the buyers.

The network cables market intelligence report also offers a coverage of:

  • Strategic sustainability practices
  • Supplier and the buyer KPIs


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Understand the network cables supply landscape


Considering the fact that the infrastructure and manpower-related expenditure results in spiraling procurement cost, our procurement experts advise the buyers to engage with suppliers who are located at close proximity to the buyers facility. This will significantly reduce the buyers logistics cost.

This network cables market intelligence report also offers a coverage of:

  • Suppliers positioning strategy
  • Supplier evaluation criteria
  • Supplier ecosystem outlook

Build effective category management strategies for the network cables market


A major category requirement for the buyers in the network cables market is to ensure that the suppliers follow network cable quality standards such as ISO 9001: 2015. Such an adherence to standards provides buyers with an assurance on the quality of network cables procured. This will help buyers to reduce replacement rates and unsolicited maintenance costs, consequently, decreasing the buyers' life cycle cost.

Key insights offered in the network cables market intelligence report will help the buyers identify:

  • Global and regional category risks involved
  • Strategic sourcing metrics
  • Market environment score


An analysis of the top suppliers and best prices are offered in this network cables market intelligence report.

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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: Nexans
  • Profile: Rockwell Automation
  • Profile: Prysmian Group
  • Profile: Schneider Electric
  • Profile: Siemens
  • Profile: Fujikura

PART 11: US Market Insights

  • Category spend in the US
  • Price outlook
  • Supplier cost structure in the US
  • Margins of suppliers in the US
  • Margin analysis across supply chain
  • 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

PART 13: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations
  • Key notes
  • Global category spend (2017-2022)
  • Category spend growth (2017-2022)
  • Regional spend dynamics
  • Regional spend dynamics
  • Comparison of category maturity across regions
  • Regional spend opportunity for suppliers (2017-2022)
  • Category pricing dynamics
  • Supplier cost breakup
  • Input cost dynamics
  • Total cost of ownership model
  • Benefit comparison of pricing models
  • Pricing models – comparison matrix
  • Supplier margin analysis
  • Margin analysis across supply chain
  • Cost drivers
  • Volume drivers
  • Cost-saving opportunities: Supply-side levers
  • Cost-saving opportunities: Demand-side levers
  • Cost-saving opportunity matrix
  • Negotiation grid
  • Innovation and success stories
  • Procurement excellence summary: Impact on the category
  • Supplier relationship management metrics
  • Strategic sourcing and category management metrics
  • Technology-facilitated procurement metrics
  • Procurement best practices dashboard
  • Sustainability practices: Impact on the category
  • Sustainability best practices
  • Market environment score
  • Market competitiveness score
  • Buyer power score
  • Supplier power score
  • Ease of market entry score
  • Ease of substitution score
  • Buyer ecosystem: Outlook
  • Supplier ecosystem: Outlook
  • Ecosystem disruption threats
  • Key category management objectives
  • Supplier KPI dashboard: Importance for the category
  • Buyer KPI dashboard: Importance for the category
  • Category management enablers
  • Risk management matrix
  • Category enablers: Procurement model
  • Category enablers: Technology
  • RFx questions
  • Phase I RFI considerations
  • SLA terms
  • Supplier performance benchmarking criteria
  • Supplier operational capability matrix
  • Supplier positioning matrix
  • Nexans – Key information dashboard
  • Rockwell Automation – Key information dashboard
  • Prysmian Group – Key information dashboard
  • Schneider Electric – Key information dashboard
  • Siemens – Key information dashboard
  • Fujikura – Key information dashboard
  • US category spend (2017-2022)
  • Category pricing dynamics
  • Supplier cost breakup
  • Supplier margin analysis
  • Supplier margin analysis
  • Cost drivers
  • Volume drivers
  • Procurement excellence summary: Impact on the category
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Strategic sourcing and category management
  • Technology-facilitated procurement
  • Procurement best practices dashboard
  • Supplier operational capability matrix
  • Supplier positioning matrix
  • Risk management matrix
  • Category definition
  • Category nuances
  • Importance of category relative to other categories

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.


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



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