Global Spark Plug - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

  • ID: 4576543
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 105 pages
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • ACDelco
  • BorgWarner
  • Bosch
  • DENSO
  • Federal-Mogul
  • Valeo
  • MORE
About Spark Plug Market

Spark plugs are essential components of ignition systems in engines and industrial generators. A spark plug consists of two electrodes that are separated by an air gap. On initiating ignition, current travels across the air gap, producing a spark that ignites the air-fuel mixture present in the engine. Hence, spark plugs initiate the combustion process and provide vehicles with ignition for running engines. T
he core function of a spark plug is the production of spark in an engine, and it also serves the function of heat dissipation when the engine is operating. The efficiency of spark plugs decides mileage and the level of carbon emissions from engines. Spark plugs are primarily of three types, based on the material used in the electrode, namely copper, platinum, and iridium.

Covered in this report

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

The report, Global Spark Plug 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
  • The growing demand for automobiles
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Category management strategy
  • Focus on innovations with regard to design for better fuel efficiency
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Procurement best practices
  • Prefer multi-sourcing for spark plug procurement
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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 on 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

  • ACDelco
  • BorgWarner
  • Bosch
  • DENSO
  • Federal-Mogul
  • Valeo
  • MORE
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: Valeo
  • Profile: Federal-Mogul
  • Profile: BorgWarner
  • Profile: DENSO
  • Profile: Bosch
  • Profile: ACDelco
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
List of Exhibits
  • 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 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
  • Valeo - Key information dashboard
  • Federal-Mogul - Key information dashboard
  • BorgWarner - Key information dashboard
  • DENSO - Key information dashboard
  • Bosch - Key information dashboard
  • ACDelco - 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
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • ACDelco
  • BorgWarner
  • Bosch
  • DENSO
  • Federal-Mogul
  • Valeo
  • MORE
New Report Released: Global Spark Plug Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report 2018-2022.

The author of the report recognizes the following companies as the key suppliers in the Global Spark Plug Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report: NGK SPARK PLUG, Federal-Mogul, BorgWarner, DENSO, Bosch, ACDelco, Delphi, Valeo, Weichai, Autolite, MSD, and Enerpulse.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from the research team said: “One of the procurement best practices for buyers is to engage with global suppliers that have a regional presence.”

According to the report, one of the key growth contributors for the global spark plug market is the growth of the automobile industry.

Further, the report states that one of the key category management strategies for the buyers in the global spark plug market is to focus on supply assurance.

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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  • Valeo
  • Federal-Mogul
  • BorgWarner
  • DENSO
  • Bosch
  • ACDelco
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