Procurement and supply chain Intelligence- The Procurement Research Activities Assists in Analyzing the Market Information & Data: Ken Research


The Procurement Market Research is an in-depth study & analysis that includes the process that defines specific needs and helps to determine the most appropriate procurement methodology for sourcing, purchasing goods and services from an external source or from the supplier or instead of buying it directly. Many companies have benefited from accurate & timely information which helps them in making the better decisions about the new & existing suppliers.

It is also important to analyze the right Supply Chain Practice and Solutions for each organization primarily based on their business/sectors. The SCM practice refers to the full set of actions that organizations take to improve effectiveness in the internal supply chain. Modern evaluation of SCM practices, consisting of supplier partnership, outsourcing process, cycle time compression, process flow continuity as well as technology and information exchange through high quality purchasing and customer relationships, SCM practices are defined as a series of activities that are carried out in an organization around the Promote effective supply chain management.

The supply chain management best practices provide the critical insights for the best manufacturers and their aim for doing or implementing the most effective supply chains. The company’s always focus to create an appropriate supply chain structure that can further assist or improve, and further streamline the processes. The purchasing is considered to be the total cost of ownership versus price. Moreover, it is vital to review and ensure the efficiency & mitigating the risk. The risk mitigation can duly be achieved by the use of appropriate Procurement and Supply Chain Intelligence for the sourcing and procuring the process which is directly related to the rapid globalization and volatile market conditions associated to fluctuation in demand, economic disruptions and natural disasters which affect operations in the short or long term. Further team in the organization also gains a decisive competitive advantage when it comes to big questions and problems such as pricing intelligence, vendor intelligence, procurement intelligence, sourcing intelligence and competitive market intelligence. In addition it is also vital to have understanding of Raw Material Pricing Analysis.  The rise rapid automation, and use of information technology have led to change in scenario of cost structure for the manufacturing industry. The main challenge associated to manufacturing industry consists of increase in cost of production.

Moreover, the main factor which contributes to cost of production is material cost. The recovery of resources is further is an increasingly important matter for the industry owing to the environmental and quality regulations which are getting further restrictive, and raw materials prices have also shown the change rapidly and drastically in the recent past. Therefore, resource recovery is a good solution to reduce raw material requirements, waste generation and overall operating costs. It also helps in complying with current or upcoming regulations. Therefore, it is further necessary to choose the Best Cost Country Sourcing Model as consumer demands are increasing at an alarming rate. Companies are looking to adopt new practices to meet the needs of consumers. The ever increasing rate of market consumption is causing major changes in the manufacturing sector. Globalization, competition and the volatility of commodity prices have resulted in significant growth in supply in low-cost countries. With political stability, a thriving economy, an educated population, and more, low cost economies around the world has become a hub for the best cost offer. At Ken Research, we work with a team of qualified & trained sourcing staff and are able to provide businesses with the best sourcing solutions by country to help achieve significant savings.

A strong supply-chain is the backbone of a successful or booming business. Most companies frequently accomplish the Raw Material Supplier Evaluation of their suppliers’ performance in the search of possibilities or inefficiencies for additional growth to buttress the supply chain and reinforce relationships with suppliers. These supplier assessments or evaluations are comprehensive evaluations that are generally based on the verifiable quantitative key figures as well as meaningful qualitative observations.

The Raw Material Sourcing Strategy is a definite sourcing strategy that deals with the planning & designing and building the trustworthy as well as competitive supplier base, determining the procurement strategy, defining pricing strategies and requirements for supply chain. Strategy involves integrating your goals in line with the goals of stakeholders in operations, financial marketing, and sales. The International Sourcing Strategy refers to a logistics management that identifies the production units that serve certain markets and examines how components for production are supplied and the interfaces between R&D, manufacturing and downstream marketing at the level. In addition, the central goal of the company’s international sourcing strategy is to leverage its own competitive advantages and those of the supplier. Key stages of international sourcing strategy include preliminary research investigation & tendering, market & supplier evaluation, selection of the supplier (sourcing event), implementation and performance monitoring.

Supplier Satisfaction Surveys are define as special kind of processes to evaluate the supplier’s sense of fairness or equality with regard to the buyer incentives & supplier contributions for an industrial buyer-seller relationship that relates to the fulfillment of supplier requirements, combined with the possibility of higher profits or cross-selling. There are few ways that can assist you to find the best value out of your supplier satisfaction survey programs, these ways may be start from small, be selective, add subjectivity, scale-up with ultimate question and go deep & cover the hierarchy.

The Vertical Integration Market Model is a special strategy that enables a company to optimize its operations by taking over the different phases of its production process directly, rather than relying on external contractors or suppliers. Moreover, a company may accomplish vertical integration by establishing its own suppliers, distributors, manufacturers, or retail locations rather than outsourcing them. Key advantages of vertical integration market model are reduced cost and greater efficiencies. The Supplier Financial Risk Ratings evaluates the key financial parameters and provides forward-looking visibility into a company’s ability to grow when business is good. Further, informing the unforeseen disruptions as they arise.

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