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Lubricants Category in Australia - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Lubricants Category in Australia - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

About Lubricants Category in Australia

Lubricants also known as lube oils are refined crude oils. Lubricants are generally available in different form-solid, petroleum-based, and gaseous. They contain a major portion of base oil and a small percentage of additives. They are used to reduce friction, thereby decreasing wear and tear, in metal components when they encounter one another.

Furthermore, the sales of LCVs are expected to proliferate in Australia, thereby contributing to the demand growth for lubricants.

Covered in this report

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

SpendEdge’s report, Lubricants Category in Australia, 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 the optimization of category spend.

Category driver

  • Restarting of coal and iron ore mining activities in Australia
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Category management strategy
  • Reduce ad hoc purchases through the adoption of collaborative demand planning
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Procurement best practices
  • Integrate demand management with supplier
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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?


Press Release

SpendEdge Announces the Publication of its Procurement Research Report – Lubricants Category in Australia - Procurement Market Intelligence Report 2018-2022.

SpendEdge recognizes the following companies as the key suppliers in the Lubricants Category in Australia - Procurement Market Intelligence Report: Shell, BP, ExxonMobil, Total, PETRONAS, Chevron, FUCHS, Valvoline, CNOOC, Gulf Western, TriTech Lubricants, Prolube Lubricants, and TRANZ Lubricants.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from SpendEdge said: “One of the procurement best practices for buyers is to prefer suppliers with high expertise in oil analysis programs.”

According to the report, one of the key growth contributors for the lubricants category in Australia is the recovery of the Australian mining companies.

Further, the report states that one of the key category management strategies for the buyers in the lubricants category in Australia is to engage with suppliers that provide reverse logistics support.

Companies Mentioned

Profile: Shell
Profile: BP
Profile: ExxonMobil
Profile: Total
Profile: PETRONAS
Profile: Chevron

PART 01: Executive Summary
PART 02: Market Insights
Category spend in Australia
Category spend growth in Australia
Spend segmentation by region
Regional spend dynamics
Regional influence on category spend in Australia
Spend opportunity for suppliers in Australia
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 impacting pricing
Volume drivers impacting 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
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: Shell
Profile: BP
Profile: ExxonMobil
Profile: Total
Profile: PETRONAS
Profile: Chevron
PART 11: Category Definition
Category hierarchy
Category scope
Category map
PART 12: Appendix
List of abbreviations
Key notes
List of Exhibits
Category spend in Australia (2017-2022)
Category spend growth in Australia (2017-2022)
Regional spend dynamics
Regional spend dynamics
Comparison of category maturity across regions
Regional spend opportunity for suppliers (2017-2022)
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: Importance for the category
Buyer KPI dashboard: Importance for the category
Category management enablers
Risk management matrix
Category enablers: Procurement model
Category enablers: Technology
RFx questions
Phase I RFI considerations
SLA terms
Supplier performance benchmarking criteria
Supplier operational capability matrix
Supplier positioning matrix
Shell – Key information dashboard
BP – Key information dashboard
ExxonMobil – Key information dashboard
Total – Key information dashboard
PETRONAS – Key information dashboard
Chevron – Key information dashboard
Category definition
Category nuances
Importance of category relative to other categories

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