Procurement Software Market: Overview

Procurement software is a digital platform for managing all the procurement requirements of a specific organization or company. The procurement software market may record sizeable growth across the forecast period of 2019-2028 owing to the various associated benefits. Procurement software assists a user to enhance the overall functioning of procurement mechanisms and enables transparency. The prime objective of procurement software is a regular production supply at the lowest price. This aspect may bring great growth opportunities for the procurement software market.

This report provides a 360-degree analysis of the parameters influencing the growth of the procurement software market. It accentuates on numerous benefit points such as competitive structure, key trends, regional assessment, etc. The segmental study helps the stakeholders to understand the different growth aspects of the procurement software market conscientiously. The report also brings pivotal information about the COVID-19 impact on the procurement software market.

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Procurement Software Market: Competitive Analysis

The procurement software market is highly fragmented with numerous players in neck-to-neck competition with each other vying to be the best procurement software solutions provider. The players in the procurement software market invest greatly in research and development activities for discovering novel technologies that aid in making the procurement software more convenient and efficient for the users.

New launches are always creating a buzz across the procurement software market. The players always come up with upgrades and also focus on consistent bug fixing process. These aspects help in providing a seamless experience to the users. Key participants in the procurement software market are SAP, Epicor Software Corporation, Oracle, Tungsten Corporation PLC, JDA Software Group Inc., Jaggaer, IBM, OpusCapita Group Oy, Infor, Basware, Proactis, BuyerQuest Holdings Inc., and BravoSolution SPA.

Procurement Software Market: Mergers and Acquisitions

The players in the procurement software market are frequently involved in mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures, and collaborations to strengthen their position. These activities eventually benefit the procurement software market. These developments highlight the growing influence of mergers and acquisitions across the procurement software market:

  • Unison, a procurement software solution provider was recently acquired by The Carlyle Group from Abry Partners, a private equity investment firm
  • SAP acquired Qualitrics in January 2019 and had also acquired Concur in 2014
  • Coupa Software acquired DCR Workforce, a leading procurement software solution provider in 2018

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Procurement Software Market: Key Trends

The procurement software market will bank considerably on the growing demand for channelizing the procurement mechanism. Many businesses are moving from traditional procurement methods to digitalization as it leaves no room for error in the procurement process. For instance, McAlpine Hussmann, a commercial refrigeration solution provider has now decided to radically modernize its supply chain through adopting SAP’s procurement solutions. Many similar developments are in process and this aspect will bring good growth opportunities for the procurement software market.

Procurement Software Market: Geographical Outlook

The procurement software market is spread across the Middle East and Africa, North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, and Europe. North America may bring considerable growth for the procurement software market during the forecast period. Technological advancements and the preference of many businesses for digitalization of procurement mechanisms are serving as growth pillars for North America. A considerable number of procurement software solution providers are based in North America. Therefore, this aspect may also bring good growth opportunities for the procurement software market.

Asia Pacific may not incur much growth due to the lack of awareness about procurement software in countries such as India and China. Nevertheless, the procurement software solution providers are trying to penetrate in these countries through attractive sales-boosting initiatives and marketing campaigns

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  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
  • Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

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3. Which regulations will be most helpful for stakeholders to boost their supply chain network?

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5. What are the some of the best cost optimization strategies with vendors that some well-entrenched players have gained success with?

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