Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Procurement Outsourcing Services industry has enjoyed buoyant conditions over the past five years. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 10.2% over the period to reach $135.9 million in 2014-15. The industry has benefited from the growing number of Australian businesses, as its markets are highly diversified. These businesses have also been increasingly outsourcing their activities, which has supported demand for outsourced procurement services.
Broadly positive business confidence levels over the period have contributed to growth in procurement activities and volumes. The industry outsources some of these activities, which benefits revenue... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The industry is largely self-regulated, which means that compliance-related barriers to entry are low. Other barriers to entry are considerable, however, and relate to the need for industry participants to establish credibility with clients. For example, potential new entrants need to be able to attract appropriately qualified staff, often with niche knowledge relating to the major markets an enterprise hopes to target.
Connections to international networks for procurement are also critical, as the supply chains of Australian companies become increasingly globalised. Potential new entrants need to develop an understanding of overseas and domestic regulations surrounding import and export of goods... purchase to read more