Global Network Payment Services Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

  • Published: Feb 2019
  • Pages: 104
  • SKU: IRCMSTR11002-1
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Key findings: Network payment services

This network payment services market intelligence report offers actionable information on the global spend potential, regional spend dynamics and the cost drivers that play critical roles in shaping the pricing strategies across various geographies. Strategic sourcing insights delivered in this report will help purchasers to identify cost-saving opportunities while procuring network payment services.

A vast range of network payment services such as e-wallets, mobile payment, NFC payment, and WAP payment are gaining immense popularity among the tech-savvy millennials. The growing need for immediate payment options and integrated payment solutions are driving the demand for network payment services. The global network payment services market also accredits its growing spend momentum to the proliferation of the e-commerce and financial institutions. A significant share of the transactions is done via the electronic wallet platform, which is a category subsegment. However, this market is highly susceptible to unprecedented changes heralded by the imposition of strict regulations and the regular technological strides made on this platform.

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Insights delivered

Considering the nature of this market, it is imperative that buyers and suppliers stay informed with the latest changes that are reversing the category pricing dynamics. This network payment services procurement market intelligence report highlights the category nuances in different geographies that play a substantial role in influencing the category pricing strategies. To help buyers procure network payment services at cost-effective rates, insights into strategic sourcing and category-specific supplier selection criteria are offered in this report.

Insights offered in this network payment services sourcing and procurement report will help the buyers understand:

  • Global spend potential for a period of 2018-2023
  • Supplier cost breakup
  • Strategic sourcing and pricing strategies dynamism
  • Supply chain margins and key cost drivers

Analyze the global category spend for network payment services

Widespread digitization of the global business infrastructure is favoring the adoption of network payment services. The payment gateway feature offered by network payment services facilitates secure payment process with better fraud prevention features, provision for alternative payment solutions. This is boosting the viability of this category, thereby; positively influencing the category spend momentum. Increasing adoption of e-wallet and mobile payments in the emerging economies will also propel the category spend momentum in the coming years.

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This network payment services market intelligence report offers coverage of:

  • Regional and global spend opportunities
  • Spend dynamics on a global and regional level
  • Category spend and spend growth potential


Optimize category spend for network payment services

The technical prowess of service providers plays a critical role in enabling quality service with reduced procurement spend. This report highlights the specific strategic sourcing insights that will aid buyers in identifying the service providers who can innovate and reduce complexities in payment transactions. Adoption of security technology, such as EMV security is known to offer buyers better security against fraud occurrence and counterfeit attempts of cards.

This network payment services market intelligence report also offers coverage of:

  • Cost-saving opportunities
  • Supply chain margins
  • Technology-facilitated procurement metrics
  • Supply market competitiveness and factors influencing buyer power


Assess category spend for the US region

High growth in GDP is favoring a substantial category spend momentum in the US, which currently accounts for the highest number of non-cash transactions. However, this growth is apprehended to reach stagnancy in the coming years mainly because of the absence of proper infrastructure and the governments incumbency towards the legacy payment systems. Statistics imply that the US might lose its market spot in non-cash transactions volumes to China by 2021.

Additional information offered in this network payment services sourcing and procurement report will help buyers analyze:

  • Category spend in the US
  • Supplier selection criteria in the US         
  • Strategic sourcing and category pricing strategies in the US

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Build strategies for effective supplier selection

Security is one of the most critical parameters that direct a consumers choice for different network payment services. Buyers are advised to partner with service providers that adhere to the highest standards of security and compliance. They are expected to have adequate tools and policies that can immune a consumer from any fraudulent activities. According to the industry experts, suppliers that are level 1 compliant with the PCI DSS should be selected by buyers.

This network payment services market intelligence report identifies the major costs incurred by suppliers and provides additional information on:

  • Key supplier selection criteria
  • Service level agreements and US supplier market ecosystem
  • Total cost of ownership and category risks


Devise effective category management strategies for network payment services

Increasing instances of high profile data breaches in recent times have compelled the security watchdogs to tighten their grip on the financial activities of many institutions. Category managers must ensure that their service providers pledge complete adherence to the data security standards and data privacy regulations to avoid any potential risks of frauds or data breaches.

Key insights network payment services market intelligence report will help the buyers identify:

  • Category risks and strategies to mitigate them
  • Major supplier and buyer KPIs
  • Threat of new substitutes and availability of new suppliers


Design strategies based on regional spend data

In terms of category spend, the developing nations have been observed to surpass the developed economies. Emerging markets such as India and China are rapidly adopting advanced payment technologies such as e-wallets, EMV chip-enabled cards, NFC payment, and cryptocurrencies which is paving the way for an exponential category spend growth in these regions.

To estimate the regional spend potential, this network payment services sourcing and procurement research report considers geographies such as:

  • APAC
  • MEA
  • Europe
  • North America
  • South America

Information on the top network payment services suppliers, strategic sourcing, pricing strategies insights, significant risks faced while procuring network payment services are offered in this market intelligence report. Download a free sample to access the reports complete scope of coverage.

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


Network Payment Services - Category Spend Analysis

According to SpendEdge analysts, one of the key growth contributors for the network payment services market is the rapid growth in cross-border and multi-currency transaction banking. The revenue from cross-border transactions for the trade of goods and services across countries is expected to increase over the next few years.


Network Payment Services – Procurement Best Practices

Category managers must track and measure supplier performance against a defined set of KPIs. These KPIs are agreed upon by both parties during contract negotiations which include active customer accounts, volume of payments, and percentage of successful payments. Evalutating these parameters, suppliers’ performance could also be linked to their fees, which can be paid out, depending on the buyer's satisfaction levels.


Network Payment Services - Procurement Challenges

Based on the analysis in this report, a major procurement pain point experienced by the buyers should identify suppliers that can provide services at a low cost. SpendEdge’s procurement specialists predict that the category managers should set rigorous selection and RFQ processes to select suppliers effectively. 

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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
  • Buyers power
  • Supplier power score
  • 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: Visa
  • Profile: Mastercard
  • Profile: American Express
  • Profile: eBay Inc. (PayPal)
  • Profile: Ant Financials Services Group (Alipay)
  • Profile: Amazon Inc. (Amazon Pay)

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

PART 13: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations
  • Key Notes
  • Global category spend (2018-2023)
  • Category spend growth (2018-2023)
  • Regional spend dynamics
  • Regional spend dynamics
  • Comparison of category maturity across regions
  • Regional spend opportunity for suppliers (2018-2023)
  • 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
  • Worldpay – Key information dashboard
  • Visa – Key information dashboard
  • Mastercard – Key information dashboard
  • American Express – Key information dashboard
  • PayPal – Key information dashboard
  • Paytm – Key information dashboard
  • US category spend (2018-2023)
  • Category pricing dynamics
  • Supplier cost breakup
  • Supplier margin analysis
  • Margin analysis across supply chain
  • 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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