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Packaging Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report H1 2016

Packaging Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report H1 2016

Summary

Even though packaging organizations are concerned about rising competition, market uncertainty, and responding to pricing pressure, focus will increase on expansion in current markets and new product development during H1 2016 (April 2016–September 2016). Procurement activities will increase on IT services and capital equipment purchases amidst the expectation increasing procurement expenditure and supplier prices over the next months. Capital expenditure will be higher on new product development and IT infrastructure development and an expected increase in merger and acquisition activity during H1 2016. Focus will be on emerging markets such as China and India and developed markets such as the US and Germany, which are expected to present significant growth opportunities for the packaging industry over the next six months.

Key Findings

Expansion in current markets and new product development are the major priorities for packaging organizations during the next six months. (April–September 2016)

The US, Germany, and Canada are highlighted by survey respondents as prominent growth-offering developed markets

Capital expenditure on new product development and IT infrastructure development will increase during the next months

Survey respondents expect an increase in procurement activities on IT services and capital equipment purchases in the coming six months

Globally, 29% of survey respondents indicate limited or generalized deployment of e-procurement within their organizations over the next six months

Synopsis

Canadean’s Packaging Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Survey H1 2016 report examines executives’ opinion on business outlook and procurement activities over April–September 2016. It also highlights key business priorities, supplier price variations, changes in capital expenditure, and organizations’ perspective on e-procurement. Additionally, it provides information categorized by region and company type.

What else does this report offer?

Key business priorities: examines packaging organizations’ important priorities for April–September 2016

Emerging and developed markets: provides information about key emerging and developed markets, which will offer the most growth over H1 2016

Change in M&A activity: analyzes packaging industry executives’ opinion on changes in merger and acquisition activity globally

Business concerns: identifies major business concerns that are likely to impact manufacturers and suppliers

Change in capital expenditure: tracks the expected change in capital expenditure both globally and regionally

Change in procurement activities: evaluates how procurement activities will change in the packaging industry over the next six months

Procurement budget outlook: projects procurement budget allocation along with changes in procurement objectives over April–September 2016

Supplier prices outlook: determines the expected change in supplier prices over April–September 2016

E-procurement: identifies executives’ perspective towards e-procurement implementation and deployment within the packaging industry

Reasons To Buy

Packaging companies can realign business strategies by knowing the business priorities indicated in the report

Organizations can develop or adjust business expansion plans by knowing the significant growth offering emerging and developed markets highlighted in the report

Helps organizations to adjust their procurement budget by providing information about procurement budget projections anticipated by executives for April–September 2016

Organizations can implement effective price management by viewing supplier price variations highlighted for H1 2016


Introduction
Definitions
Methodology and sample size
Respondent profile
Global Business Outlook in H1 2016
Strategic business priorities
Emerging markets with significant growth potential
Growth potential for developed markets
Mergers and acquisition
Leading business concerns
Capital expenditure projections
Procurement Behaviors and Strategies
Potential changes in procurement resources and objectives
Procurement activity outlook in key areas
Global procurement budget projections
Planned change in procurement expenditure
Supplier prices outlook
Organizations’ viewpoints on E-procurement
Appendix
List of Figures
Figure 1: Organizations Top Priorities - Overall, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 2: Organizations Top Five Priorities - By Region, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 3: Organizations Top Five Priorities - By Company Types, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 4: Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - Overall, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 5: Top Five Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - By Region, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 6: Top Five Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities - By Company Types, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 7: Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - Overall, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 8: Top Five Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - By Region, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 9: Top Five Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects - By Company Types, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 10: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, Overall and Regional, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 11: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, By Company Types, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 12: Major Concerns for Organizations - Overall, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 13: Top Five Major Concerns for Organizations - By Region, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 14: Top Five Major Concerns for Organizations - By Company Types, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 15: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - Overall, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 16: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - By Region, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 17: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas - By Company Types, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 18: Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations - Overall, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 19: Top Four Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations - By Region, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 20: Top Four Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations - By Company Types, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 21: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas - Overall, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 22: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas - By Region, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 23: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas - By Company Types , Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 24: Global Procurement Budget Outlook - Overall and Regional, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 25: Global Procurement Budget Outlook - By Company Types, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 26: Change in Procurement Expenditure - Overall and Regional, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 27: Change in Procurement Expenditure - By Company Types, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 28: Supplier Prices Expectations - Overall, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 29: Supplier Prices Expectations - By Region, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 30: Supplier Prices Expectations - By Company Types, Apr 2016–Sep 2016
Figure 31: Organizational Perspective on E-Procurement - Overall
Figure 32: Organizational Perspective on E-Procurement - By Region
Figure 33: Organizational Perspective on E-Procurement - By Company Types

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