Global Cotton Market - Procurement Intelligence Report

Global Cotton Market - Procurement Intelligence Report

About Cotton Market

Cotton is one of the most widely used natural fibers. It is harvested from the cotton plant, which belongs to the mallow family, Malvaceae. Other members of the mallow family include hibiscus and hollyhocks. Cotton is generally planted during spring when the temperature is above 60°F. The spend momentum of this market will be attributed to the increase in the consumption of cottonseeds as cooking oil owing to their health benefits such as the high protein content.

Covered in this report

The report provides actionable insights to improve source-to-contract cycle performance in the Global Cotton Market. It helps sourcing professionals formulate better category strategies, enhance savings, understand supplier and market challenges, and implement sourcing best practices.

SpendEdge’s report, Global Cotton Market, provides up-to-date information about market shifts and potential risks, as well as in-depth knowledge of products and services, which can help in planning and in executing category management activities. It focuses on the cost-saving aspects of procurement and on providing insights that can lead to optimization of category spend.

Category driver

  • Increasing demand for cotton from the textile sector
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Category management strategy
  • Evaluate requirements carefully and provide accurate category specifications to their suppliers.
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Procurement best practices
  • Engage with suppliers that have transparency to spot organic cotton
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Key questions answered in this report
  • What are the market dynamics?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What are the category growth drivers?
  • What are the constraints on category growth?
  • Who are the suppliers in this market?
  • What are the demand-supply shifts?
  • What are the major category requirements?
  • What are the procurement best practices in this market?


PART 01: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY PART 02: MARKET INSIGHTS Global category spend Category spend growth Spend segmentation by region Regional spend dynamics Regional influence on global spend Regional spend opportunity for suppliers PART 03: CATEGORY PRICING INSIGHTS Pricing outlook Supplier cost structure Outlook for input costs Total cost of ownership analysis Overview of pricing models Comparison of pricing models Supply chain margins Cost drivers: Impact on pricing Volume drivers: Impact on pricing PART 04: COST-SAVING OPPORTUNITIES Supplier-side levers Buyer-side levers Quantifying cost-saving opportunities Quantifying cost savings by negotiation strategies PART 05: BEST PRACTICES Innovation and success stories Procurement excellence best practices Procurement best practices Sustainability practices Sustainability best practices PART 06: CATEGORY ECOSYSTEM Market favorability index for suppliers Competitiveness index for suppliers Buyer power Supplier power Threat of new entrants Threat of substitutes Buyer ecosystem Supplier ecosystem PART 07: CATEGORY MANAGEMENT STRATEGY Category management objectives Supplier and buyer KPIs Outsourcing category management activities Risk management PART 08: CATEGORY MANAGEMENT ENABLERS Procurement organization Category enablers PART 09: SUPPLIERS SELECTION RFx essentials Supplier selection criteria Service level agreement Incumbent supplier evaluation metrics PART 10: SUPPLIERS UNDER COVERAGE Overview Supplier positioning Profile: Cargill Inc. Profile: Louis Dreyfus Co. BV Profile: COFCO International Profile: Olam International Ltd. Profile: Glencore Plc Profile: Bunge Ltd. PART 11: US MARKET INSIGHTS Category spend in the US Pricing outlook Supplier cost structure in the US Margins of suppliers in the US Category cost drivers Category volume drivers Overview of best practices in the US Procurement best practices in the US US supply market overview Supplier positioning for the US Regional category risks PART 12: CATEGORY DEFINITION Category hierarchy Category scope Category map PART 13: APPENDIX List of abbreviations Key notes Global category spend (2019-2024) Category spend growth (2019-2024) Regional split of spend Regional comparison Comparison of category maturity across regions Regional spend opportunity for suppliers (2019-2024) Category pricing dynamics Supplier cost breakup Input cost dynamics Total cost of ownership model Benefit comparison of pricing models Pricing models – comparison matrix Supplier margin analysis Margin analysis across supply chain Cost drivers Volume drivers Cost-saving opportunities: Supply-side levers Cost-saving opportunities: Demand-side levers Cost-saving opportunity matrix Negotiation grid Innovation and success stories Procurement excellence summary: Impact on the category Supplier relationship management metrics Strategic sourcing and category management metrics Technology-facilitated procurement metrics Procurement best practices dashboard Sustainability practices: Impact on the category Sustainability best practices Market environment score Market competitiveness score Buyer power score Supplier power score Ease of market entry score Ease of substitution score Buyer ecosystem: Outlook Supplier ecosystem: Outlook Ecosystem disruption threats Key category management objectives Supplier KPI dashboard Buyer KPI dashboard Category management enablers Risk management matrix Procurement model Category enablers: Technology RFx questions Phase I RFI considerations SLA terms Supplier performance benchmarking criteria Supplier operational capability matrix Supplier positioning matrix Cargill Inc. – Key information dashboard Louis Dreyfus Co. BV – Key information dashboard COFCO International – Key information dashboard Olam International Ltd. – Key information dashboard Glencore Plc – Key information dashboard Bunge Ltd. – Key information dashboard US category spend (2019-2024) Category pricing dynamics Supplier cost breakup Supplier margin analysis Margin analysis across supply chain Cost drivers Volume drivers Procurement excellence summary: Impact on category Supplier relationship management Strategic sourcing and category management Technology-facilitated procurement Procurement best practices dashboard Supplier operational capability matrix Supplier positioning matrix Risk management matrix Category definition Category nuances Importance of category relative to other categories

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