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Global Fertilizers Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

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  • 103 Pages
  • November 2018
  • Region: Global
  • SpendEdge
  • ID: 4808373
The growth of the global population has reduced the available arable land. This is forcing category buyers to increase the use of fertilizers to reduce agricultural crop cycles. This is one of the key factors driving the growth of the global fertilizer market size during the forecast period.

Covered in this report

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

This report, Global Fertilizer 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 the optimization of category spend.

Category driver
  • Adoption of sustainable farming and biosafety practices by farmers.

Category management strategy
  • Engage with suppliers that provide value-added support to enhance crop nutrition, soil sampling, and nutrient management.

Procurement best practices
  • Engage with suppliers that use fertilizer utilization tools for demand forecasting.

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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Table of Contents

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: Nutrien
  • Profile: K+S
  • Profile: ICL
  • Profile: Yara
  • Profile: Bunge
  • Profile: Uralkali

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

Executive Summary

The following companies are recognised as the key suppliers in the Global Fertilizers Market – Procurement Intelligence Report: Nutrien, K+S, ICL, Yara, Bunge, and Uralkali.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from the research team said: “One of the procurement best practices for buyers is to prefer suppliers that adopt LCCS for raw materials”.

According to the report, one of the key growth contributors to the global fertilizer market is the rise in population across the world.

Further, the report states that one of the key category management strategies for the buyers in the global fertilizer market is to engage with suppliers that have high expertise in cost control measures.

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.

Companies Mentioned

  • Nutrien
  • K+S
  • ICL
  • Yara
  • Bunge
  • Uralkali.