Supplying the link: Demand from government and retail markets has aided industry growth

Over the past three decades, the Australian economy has opened up to international trade and shifted away from manufacturing. Procurement and supply chain consultants have been central to this process, providing expert advice to companies on adapting new technology, sourcing goods from new countries and improving internal procedures. The industry's service offerings are well understood by clients, and the number of untapped markets is drying up. Operators are becoming increasingly dependent on demand trends in major markets. Over the past five years, growing demand from government and retail markets has supported industry revenue growth. As a result, industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 4.4% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $1.6 billion, with 6.2%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 12-17
4.4%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
7,999
Businesses
996
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants industry is characterised by low market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for less than 20% of industry revenue. The industry is highly fragmented and diverse, and is dominated by a large number of small consultancy firms specialising in supply chain and procurement consulting. The low barriers to entry mean that any individual with existing experience or specialised skills can establish their own consultancy, which contributes to the industry's fragmentation. The number of owner-operators has grown over the past five years, as experienced consultants from large firms have been starting their own businesses and taking existing client networks with them. Whi...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants Industry are

  • Provision of development programs for personnel
  • Use of production techniques that add value to base product(s)
  • Possession of accurate information
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of businesses and Government consumption expenditure in the Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants Industry?

    Industry firms primarily provide advice to companies on procurement functions, such as indirect and direct procurement, and supply chain management.

    Industry Products
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Supply chain risk analysis
  • Category management
  • Logistics optimisation
  • Contract and supplier management
  • Industry Activities
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Supply chain risk analysis
  • Category management
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of businesses
  • Government consumption expenditure
  • Total business profit
  • Total merchandise imports and exports
  • Demand from retail trade

  • Current Performance
  • Industry structure
  • Retail upgrade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Specialised services
  • Export opportunities
  • Risky business
  • Table: Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Consumer Goods Retailing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Electronic Office Equipment Manufacturing
  • Computer and Software Retailing
  • Market Research and Statistical Services
  • Office Property Operators
  • Telecommunications Services

  • Products & Services
  • Supply chain risk analysis
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Logistics optimisation
  • Category management
  • Contract and supplier management
  • Chart: Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Government
  • Retailers
  • Mining division
  • Manufacturing division
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Rent, depreciation and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Procurement and Supply Chain Consultants Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Direct Procurement
  • The process of purchasing services and raw goods to create goods and services for a business's clients.
  • Outsourcing
  • The process of contracting work to specialist third parties rather than completing it internally.
  • Procurement
  • The process of acquiring goods and services.
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