Global Cobalt - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

  • ID: 4537457
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 92 pages
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Glencore
  • Nornickel
  • Sumitomo Metal
  • Umicore
  • MORE
About Cobalt Market

Cobalt is a lustrous silver-colored metal represented by symbol Co and has atomic number 27. It is used to manufacture strong and corrosion- and heat-resistant alloys, permanent magnets, and hard metals. Cobalt has the highest Curie point among all metals.

Moreover, the increasing adoption of cobalt to manufacture rechargeable batteries and superalloys and the growth of end-user industries that use these products are expected to augment the growth of the global cobalt market.

Covered in this report

The report provides actionable insights to improve source-to-contract cycle performance in the Global Cobalt Market. It helps sourcing professionals formulate better category strategies, enhance savings, understand supplier and market challenges, and implement sourcing best practices.

The report, Global Cobalt Market, provides up-to-date information about market shifts and potential risks, as well as in-depth knowledge of products and services, which can help in planning and in executing category management activities. It focuses on the cost-saving aspects of procurement and on providing insights that can lead to optimization of category spend.

Category driver
  • Increase in the sale of electric vehicles
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Category constraints
  • High probability of supply disruptions
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Procurement best practices
  • Adoption of expressive bidding practices
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Key questions answered in this report
  • What are the market dynamics?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What are the category growth drivers?
  • What are the constraints to category growth?
  • Who are the suppliers in this market?
  • What are the demand-supply shifts?
  • What are the major category requirements?
  • What are the procurement best practices in this market?
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Glencore
  • Nornickel
  • Sumitomo Metal
  • Umicore
  • MORE
PART 1: CATEGORY AT A GLANCE
  • TAKEAWAY 01 - Market Overview
  • TAKEAWAY 02 - Demand and Supply Snapshot
  • TAKEAWAY 03 - Key Market Dynamics
  • TAKEAWAY 04 - Supply Market Highlights
  • TAKEAWAY 05 - Pricing Insights
  • TAKEAWAY 06 - Procurement Insights
PART 2: SCOPE OF THE REPORT
  • Category Definition
  • Research Methodology
PART 3: MARKET INSIGHTS
  • Category Spend Analysis
  • Category Maturity by Regions
  • Demand-Supply Shifts
  • Regional Demand-Supply Snapshot
  • Global Cobalt Production Hubs
  • Market Developments
  • Regional Impact of Trends
  • Key Category Growth Drivers and Corresponding Regional Impacts
  • Major Category Growth Constraints and Corresponding Regional Impacts
  • Key Current Technological Innovations
  • Major Regulatory Frameworks
  • Strategic Sustainability Practices
  • Porter’s Five Forces
  • PESTLE Analysis
PART 4: SUPPLY MARKET INSIGHTS
  • Supplier Operational Capability Matrix
  • Other Prominent Suppliers by Region: Operational Capability Matrix
  • Supplier Functional Capability Matrix
  • Other Prominent Suppliers by Region: Functional Capability Matrix
  • Key Clients/Partners
  • Supplier Cost Breakup
  • Supplier Positioning Matrix
PART 5: PRICING INSIGHTS
  • Pricing Models Snapshot
  • Pricing Models - Pros and Cons
  • Indicative Pricing
PART 6: PROCUREMENT INSIGHTS
  • Major Category Requirements
  • Major Procurement Pain Points
  • Category Sourcing Evolution Matrix
  • Procurement Best Practices
  • Cost-saving Opportunities
  • Supplier Selection Criteria
  • Category Negotiation Strategies
  • SLA Terms
  • Supplier Evaluation Criteria
  • Category Risk Analysis
PART 7: TOP FIVE SUPPLIERS
  • Sumitomo Metal
  • Nornickel
  • Umicore
  • Glencore
  • Freeport-McMoRan
PART 8: APPENDIX
  • Glossary
  • Key Notes
  • About
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Glencore
  • Nornickel
  • Sumitomo Metal
  • Umicore
  • MORE
New Report Released: Global Cobalt Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report 2018-2022.

The author of the report recognizes the following companies as the key suppliers in the Global Cobalt Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report: Sumitomo Metal, Nornickel, Umicore, Glencore, and Freeport-McMoRan.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from the research team said: “One of the procurement best practices for buyers is to engage with suppliers that offer financing, processing, storage, and logistics support.”

According to the report, one of the key growth contributors for the global cobalt market is the increasing adoption of cobalt to manufacture rechargeable batteries and superalloys.

Further, the report states that a major procurement challenge experienced by the buyers is the difficulty in finding suppliers that can provide an uninterrupted supply of cobalt.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains actionable insights to improve source-to-contract cycle performance in addition to a PESTLE analysis.
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  • Sumitomo Metal
  • Nornickel
  • Umicore
  • Glencore
  • Freeport-McMoRan
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