Global Travel Management Services Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Insights to identify the key sourcing opportunities, supplier negotiation strategies, and the procurement best practices are available in this procurement report on travel management services.

  • Published: May 2018
  • Pages: 60
  • SKU: IRCMSTR10265
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Introduction

An analysis of the supply market for travel management systems shows that the spend momentum will witness promising growth during the forecast period. This is mainly due to the increasing frequency of travel requirements in key regions, such as APAC. In addition, the growing number of partnerships between TMCs and technology providers will influence the category spend in the next couple of years. This procurement report also offers detailed insights into the current supply market and the sustainability practices to help the buyers identify cost-saving opportunities.

Why should you buy the report?

This procurement report on travel management services offers a comprehensive analysis of the global and regional spend dynamics and its impact on the overall pricing scenario. In this procurement report, the category spend is analyzed from the perspective of the buyers and the suppliers. The procurement insights offered in this report will help the buyers understand:

  • Global spend on travel management services for the period of 2017-2022
  • Understand the global and regional spend opportunity
  • Compare pricing models
  • Assess the global and regional category risks
  • Identify the risk management practices

Understand the global category spend        

According to this travel management services procurement report, the increasing globalization of businesses is considered to be one of the major reasons, which will influence the category spend. This procurement report, which is an integral part of SpendEdges professional services portfolio, considers the increasing business investments in emerging economies as one of the key factors that will boost the spend momentum. Information offered in this travel management services procurement report includes an analysis of:

  • Global spend on travel management services for the period of 2017-2022
  • Global and regional category spend growth
  • Supplier cost structure
  • Key sustainability practices

Optimize category spend

In the travel management services market, the buyers should collaborate with the suppliers who ensure the bundling of services. Such suppliers help the buyers mitigate the risks involved in managing multiple stakeholders. To optimize the category spend, the travel management services category procurement report also offers an analysis of:

  • Supplier and the buyer KPIs
  • Major category enablers
  • Key sustainability practices

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Understand the supply landscape

To better understand the supply landscape, the category managers should evaluate the satisfaction levels of the travelers. In addition, the buyers should also evaluate the suppliers based on the payment visibility. This helps the buyers analyze their current plans and achieve cost-savings. The procurement report on the travel management services market also offers detailed information on:

  • Supplier selection strategy
  • Incumbent supplier evaluation
  • Supplier positioning

Build effective category management strategies

In the travel management services market, a major category requirement for the buyers is to ensure effective demand forecasting and governance. This will help them reduce ad hoc purchases; thereby leading to the reduction of TCOs. Strategic insights offered in this procurement report include a comprehensive analysis of:

  • Global and regional spend segmentation
  • Category growth drivers
  • Global and regional category risks

Information on the top suppliers and their negotiation levers are offered in this procurement report on the travel management services market.

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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: American Express
  • Profile: Carlson Wagonlit Travel
  • Profile: BCD Group
  • Profile: Booking
  • Profile: Expedia
  • Profile: Flight Centre Travel

PART 11: US Market Insights

  • Category spend in US
  • Price outlook
  • Supplier cost structure in US
  • Margins of suppliers in US
  • Category cost drivers
  • Category volume drivers
  • Overview of best practices in US
  • Procurement best practices in US
  • US supply market overview
  • Supplier positioning for 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 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 category
  • Buyer KPI dashboard: Importance for category
  • Category management enablers
  • Risk management matrix
  • Category enablers: Organization
  • Category enablers: Technology
  • RFx questions
  • Phase I RFI considerations
  • SLA terms
  • Supplier performance benchmarking criteria
  • Supplier operational capability matrix
  • Supplier positioning matrix
  • American Express – Key information dashboard
  • Carlson Wagonlit Travel – Key information dashboard
  • BCD Group – Key information dashboard
  • Booking – Key information dashboard
  • Expedia – Key information dashboard
  • Flight Centre Travel – Key information dashboard
  • US category spend (2017-2022)
  • Category pricing dynamics
  • Supplier cost breakup
  • Supplier margin analysis
  • Margin analysis across supply chain
  • Cost drivers
  • Volume drivers
  • Procurement excellence summary: Impact on 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.

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

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