What The Global Rail Industry Is Planning In 2010-2011: Procurement, Investment & Industry Trends Outlook

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					What The Global Rail Industry Is Planning
In 2010-2011: Procurement, Investment
And Industry Trends Outlook

                                                                           Reference Code: ICDR1054

                                                                           Publication Date: MARCH 2010




What The Global Rail Industry Is Planning In 2010-2011: Procurement,                          ICDR1054 / MARCH 2010
Investment And Industry Trends Outlook

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1           Table Of Contents

1     Table Of Contents                                                                                       2

1.1     List Of Tables                                                                                        5

1.2     List Of Figures                                                                                       9


2     Introduction                                                                                          12

2.1     What Is This Report About?                                                                          12

2.2     Methodology                                                                                         12

2.3     Profile Of Survey Respondents                                                                       13


3     Executive Summary                                                                                     17
    3.1.1     The Rail Industry Is Optimistic About Revenue Growth In 2010                                  17
    3.1.2     The Rail Industry Is Optimistic About Market Growth In India, China And Brazil                17
    3.1.3     Rail Companies Will Be Increasing Procurement Spend Over The Next 12 Months And Have
    Strict Cost Savings Targets                                                                             17
    3.1.4     Industry Players Face Key Challenges In Cost Containment, Pricing Pressures And Rising
    Competition                                                                                             18
    3.1.5     Suppliers Must Update Their Knowledge Of Buyer Needs In The Areas Of Quality, Price And
    Service Levels                                                                                          18
    3.1.6     Buyers Are Adopting Various Risk Mitigation Methods To Maintain Business Continuity           18


4     Industry Dynamics                                                                                     19

Key findings:                                                                                               19

4.1     Revenue Growth Expectations In The Rail Industry                                                    19

4.2     Future Developments In Competitive Structure In The Industry                                        24

4.3     Merger And Acquisition Activity Predictions                                                         29


5     Rail Market Growth Outlook                                                                            34

Key findings:                                                                                               34

5.1     Regional Growth Forecasts In The Rail Industry By Country                                           34

5.2     Market Growth Forecasts By Industry Sector                                                          45

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Investment And Industry Trends Outlook

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6     Threats And Opportunities For The Rail Industry                                             55

Key findings:                                                                                     55

6.1    Leading Business Concerns For The Period 2010-2011                                         55

6.2    Key Actions To Overcome Business Threats: Cost Management                                  61

6.3    Key Actions To Overcome Business Threats: Driving Sales                                    64

6.4    Key Supplier Actions To Maintain And Win Buyer Business                                    68


7     Rail Industry Buyer Spend Activity                                                          79

Key findings:                                                                                     79

7.1    Annual Procurement Budgets                                                                 79

7.2    Procurement Cost Saving Targets In The Rail Industry                                       84

7.3    Planned Change In Procurement Spend                                                        91

7.4    Planned Change In Procurement Spend By Product And Service Category                        97


8     Procurement Behaviors And Strategies                                                      103

Key findings:                                                                                    103

8.1    Critical Success Factors For Supplier Selection                                           103

8.2    Expected Future Changes In Procurement Objectives                                         109

8.3    Areas Of Future Value Creation In Procurement Strategy                                    113

8.4    Mitigating Supplier Failure and Maintaining Business Continuity                           120

8.5    Planning Against Business Supply Contingencies                                            125


9     Appendix                                                                                  129

9.1    Survey Results: Closed Questions                                                          129

9.2    Methodology                                                                               136

9.3    Contact Us                                                                                137



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9.4    About ICD Research                                                                        137

9.5    Disclaimer                                                                                137




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1.1           List Of Tables
Table 1:     Count Of Global Rail Industry Survey Respondents By Company Type (Number Of Respondents), 2010
     Industry Survey .......................................................................................................................................................................... 13
Table 2:            Buyer Respondents By Job Role (% Buyer Respondents), Global Rail Industry, 2010 .....................................13
Table 3:            Buyer Respondents By Organization's Global Turnover (% Buyer Respondents), Global Rail Industry, 2010
                    14
Table 4:            Buyer Respondents By Organization's Total Employee Size (% Buyer Respondents), Global Rail Industry,
     2010           14
Table 5:            Buyer Respondents By Region (% Buyer Respondents), Global Rail Industry, 2010 ........................................ 14
Table 6:            Supplier Respondents By Job Role (% Supplier Respondents), Global Rail Industry, 2010.............................15
Table 7:            Supplier Respondents By Organization's Global Turnover (% Supplier Respondents), Global Rail Industry,
     2010           15
Table 8:     Supplier Respondents By Organization's Total Employee Size (% Supplier Respondents), Global Rail
     Industry, 2010 ............................................................................................................................................................................. 16
Table 9:            Supplier Respondents By Region (% Supplier Respondents), Global Rail Industry, 2010................................16
Table 10: Company Revenue Growth Optimism Trend By Global Rail Industry Company Type: Rail Equipment / Train
     And Carriage Manufacturers, Rail Infrastructure Developer And Planners, Outsourcing And Support Service
     Companies, Material Manufacturer / MRO Companies (% All Respondents), 2010........................................................ 21
Table 11: Company Revenue Growth Optimism Trend In The Global Rail Industry By Region: North America, Europe,
     Asia Pacific, Rest Of The World (% All Respondents), 2010 .............................................................................................. 22
Table 12:           Company Revenue Growth Optimism In The Global Rail Industry By Turnover (% All Respondents), 2010 .23
Table 13: Rail Equipment / Train And Carriage Manufacturer Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest
     Growing Regions (% Rail Equipment / Train And Carriage Manufacturer Respondents), 2010 ....................................37
Table 14: Rail Infrastructure Developer And Planner Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing
     Regions (% Rail Infrastructure Developer And Planner Respondents), 2010................................................................... 40
Table 15: Material Manufacturer / MRO Company Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing
     Regions (% Material Manufacturer / MRO Company Respondents), 2010....................................................................... 42
Table 16: Outsourcing And Support Service Company Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest
     Growing Regions (% Outsourcing And Support Service Company Respondents), 2010 ............................................... 44
Table 17: Rail Equipment / Train And Carriage Manufacturer Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing
     Industry Sectors (% Rail Equipment / Train And Carriage Manufacturer Respondents), 2010 ......................................47
Table 18: Rail Infrastructure Developer And Planner Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Industry
     Sectors (% Rail Infrastructure Developer And Planner Respondents), 2010.................................................................... 49
Table 19: Material Manufacturer / MRO Company Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Industry Sectors
     (% Material Manufacturer / MRO Company Respondents), 2010 ...................................................................................... 51
Table 20: Outsourcing And Support Service Company Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Industry
     Sectors (% Outsourcing And Support Service Company Respondents), 2010 ................................................................ 53
Table 21: Rail Equipment / Train And Carriage Manufacturer Vs. Rail Infrastructure Developer And Planner Vs.
     Material Manufacturer / MRO Company Vs. Outsourcing And Support Service Company: Leading Business
     Concerns For The Period 2010-2011 Among Global Rail
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Summary “What The Global Rail Industry Is Planning In 2010-2011” is a new report published by ICD Research that analyzes how train and railway infrastructure companies products & services spend, procurement strategies & practices and business spanning will be shaped in 2010 to 2011. In an uncertain economic climate this report gives you access to the category-level spending outlooks, buyer budgets, supplier selection criteria, business challenges and investment opportunities of leading purchase decision makers. The report also identifies buyers and suppliers market growth, M&A and investment expectations. The research is based on an extensive survey of senior and C-level industry executives from our market leading panels. Scope • Opinions and forward looking statements of over 940 industry executives are captured in our in-depth survey, of which over 45% represent Directors, C-levels & Departmental Heads • Analysis on buyer spend, procurement and industry developments by train manufacturers, railway infrastructure developers and industry suppliers worldwide • Key topics include buyer spend activity, procurement behaviors & strategies, threats & opportunities for the rail industry and how these have been affected by the economic uncertainty • In the report buyers identify what suppliers need to do to maintain their business and the key actions being taken by industry players to overcome the leading business threats • The research is based on primary survey research conducted by ICD Research accessing its B2B panels comprised of senior purchase decision makers and leading supplier organizations • The geographical scope of the research is global – drawing on the activity and expectations of leading industry players across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa & Middle East Reasons To Buy • Drive revenues by understanding future product investment areas and growth regions by leading industry players • Formulate effective sales & marketing strate
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