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Packaging Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report November 2016-April 2017

Packaging Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report November 2016-April 2017

Summary
Mergers and acquisitions are expected to increase within the packaging industry over the next six months (November 2016-April 2017) as a result of global business expansion and product line extensions. Market uncertainty, rising competition, and the retention and recruitment of skilled staff have been highlighted as major business concerns for the global packaging industry over the next six months, although respondents are willing to increase their focus towards expansion in current markets and the development of new products. Furthermore, developing economies such as China, India, and Mexico are projected to offer significant growth opportunities for the global packaging industry, due to the growing demand for convenient packaging, rising urbanization and health awareness, and the rising popularity of smaller packaging formats, respectively. On average, the global packaging industries procurement expenditure is projected to increase by 6.6% 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
The US, Germany, and the UK are highlighted as prominent growth-offering developed markets over the next six months
Capital expenditure on new product development and IT infrastructure development will increase during the next six months
Survey respondents expect an increase in procurement activities for IT services and raw material purchases in the coming six months
Globally, 25% of survey respondents indicate the limited or generalized deployment of e-procurement within their organizations over the next six months

Synopsis
Canadean’s Packaging Industry Business Outlook and Procurement Report examines executives’ opinion on the business outlook and procurement activities over November 2016–April 2017. Organizations can know about key business priorities, supplier price variations, changes in capital expenditure, mergers and acquisitions within the global packaging industry, and organizations perspective towards e-procurement.

Reasons To Buy
Highlights key business priorities (including comparisons over the last six months) thus helping packaging companies to realign business strategy
Organizations can develop or adjust business expansion plans by knowing the significant growth offering emerging and developed markets highlighted in the report
Make changes in procurement budget allocations through procurement budget projections anticipated by executives for November 2016–April 2017
Implement effective price management strategy by viewing supplier price variations highlighted for next six months


Introduction
Definitions
Methodology and sample size
Respondent profile
Global Business Outlook in November 2016-April 2017
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, comparison (Apr 2016–Sep 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 2: Organizations Top Five Priorities By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 3: Organizations Top Five Priorities By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 4: Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities Overall, comparison (Apr 2016–Sep 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 5: Top Five Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 6: Top Five Emerging Market with Significant Growth Opportunities By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 7: Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects Overall, comparison (Apr 2016–Sep 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 8: Top Five Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 9: Top Five Developing Markets with Prominent Growth Prospects By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 10: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, Overall, comparison (Apr 2016–Sep 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 11: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, Regional, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 12: Change in Mergers and Acquisitions, By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 13: Major Concerns for Organizations Overall, comparison (Apr 2016–Sep 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 14: Top Five Major Concerns for Organizations By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 15: Top Five Major Concerns for Organizations By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 16: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas Overall, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 17: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 18: Change in Capital Expenditure in Key Areas By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 19: Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations Overall, comparison (Apr 2016–Sep 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 20: Top Four Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 21: Top Four Procurement Resources and Objectives Expectations By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 22: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas Overall, Nov 2016 Apr 2017
Figure 23: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas By Region, Nov 2016 Apr 2017
Figure 24: Change in Procurement Activities in Strategic Areas By Company Types , Nov 2016 Apr 2017
Figure 25: Global Procurement Budget Outlook Overall and Regional, Nov 2016 Apr 2017
Figure 26: Global Procurement Budget Outlook By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 27: Change in Procurement Expenditure Overall and Regional, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 28: Change in Procurement Expenditure By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 29: Supplier Prices Expectations Overall, comparison (Apr 2016–Sep 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 30: Supplier Prices Expectations By Region, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 31: Supplier Prices Expectations By Company Types, Nov 2016-Apr 2017
Figure 32: Organizational Perspective on E-Procurement Overall comparison (Apr 2016–Sep 2016 and Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Figure 33: Organizational Perspective on E-Procurement By Region
Figure 34: Organizational Perspective on E-Procurement By Company Types

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