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Procurement Outsourcing Services in the UK: Market Research Report

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Procurement Outsourcing Services Market Research Report | SIC UK0.014 | Jun 2015

In business: A rise in the number of UK companies is expected to stimulate industry growth

IBISWorld’s Procurement Outsourcing Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Accenture plc Accenture plc market share
Capita plc Capita plc market share
IBM United Kingdom Ltd IBM United Kingdom Ltd market share
Xchanging plc Xchanging plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
3.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
19,946
Businesses
1,871
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Procurement Outsourcing Services industry is expected to grow steadily during the five years through 2015-16. This is primarily because businesses chose to outsource in order to improve cost efficiencies. Demand from public-sector organisations also increased because of pressures on public spending. In addition, rising IT and telecommunications adoption made it easier to outsource procurement-related activities. However, although business capital spending increased during the past five years, it remained somewhat depressed during the start of the period when compared with levels recorded prior to the recession. Similarly, the number of businesses operating in the United Kingdom during the start of period remained below pre-crisis levels... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Unlike business process outsourcing, which tends to focus on back-office services, the Procurement Outsourcing Services industry specialises in sourcing and supplier management services. A vast number of procurement services are available, but the simplest division is into direct or indirect procurement outsourcing services.

Direct procurement

Direct procurement covers the acquisition of raw materials and goods that are used in a firm's production process. In the livestock industry, for instance, animal feed would be one of the prime direct procurement categories. This segment has exhibited marginal growth because companies typically operate with enough scale to develop and run in-house procurement teams... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Procurement Outsourcing Services Industry?

Businesses in this industry provide direct and indirect procurement services for their clients. Procurement outsourcing allows client companies to reduce their costs and become more efficient.

Industry Products
Direct procurementIndirect procurement
 
Industry Activities
Direct procurementIndirect procurement


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