Global Construction Industry Outlook Survey 2012–2013: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies in the Construction Industry

Date: April 12, 2012
Pages: 145
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Global Construction Industry Outlook Survey 2012–2013: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies in the Construction Industry
Synopsis
  • This report is the result of an extensive survey drawn from Timetric’s exclusive panel of leading construction industry executives. The opinions and forward looking statements of 218 industry executives have been captured in our in-depth survey, of which 54% represent director and C-level respondents.
  • The geographical scope of the research is global - drawing on the activity and expectations of leading industry players across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Middle East.
  • The report covers data and analysis on buyer expenditure, procurement and industry developments.
  • Key topics covered include construction industry buyer expenditure activity, procurement behaviors and strategies, threats and opportunities, economic outlook and business confidence.
  • 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 report examines current practices and provides future expectations over the next 12–24 months.
  • The report provides qualitative analysis of the key industry threats and opportunities and contains full survey results.

Executive Summary

“Global Construction Industry Outlook Survey 2012–2013: Industry Dynamics, Market Trends and Opportunities, Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies in the Construction Industry” is a new report by Timetric that analyzes how procurement expenditure, business strategies and practices in the construction industry are set to change in 2012–2013. This report gives you access to the category-level spending outlooks, budgets, supplier selection criteria, business challenges and investment opportunities of leading purchase decision makers. The report also identifies future growth of buyers and suppliers, M&A and e-procurement. This report not only grants access to the opinions and strategies of business decision makers and competitors, but also examines their actions surrounding business priorities. The report also provides access to information categorized by region, company type and company size.

Scope
  • The report features the opinions of global construction industry respondents related to the following:
  • Revenue growth and future developments in business structure
  • Merger and acquisition activity
  • Capital expenditure and change in staff recruitment activity
  • Key regions of growth
  • Key industry threats and opportunities
  • Key supplier actions and e-procurement
  • Annual procurement budgets and change in procurement expenditure
  • Change in supplier selection and procurement objectives

Reasons To Buy
  • Drive revenues by understanding future product investment areas and growth regions.
  • Formulate effective sales and marketing strategies by identifying how buyer budgets are changing and direction of spend in the future.
  • Better promote your business by aligning your capabilities and business practices with your customer’s changing needs.
  • Secure stronger customer relationships by understanding the leading business concerns and changing strategies of industry buyers.
  • Predict how the industry will grow, consolidate and where it will stagnate.
  • Uncover the business outlook, key challenges and opportunities identified by suppliers and buyers.

Key Highlights
  • China, India and Brazil are estimated to be the fastest growing regions among developing countries for the construction industry. The relatively lower levels of public debt in these regions, leading economic growth, expansion of business activities into emerging markets, changing consumer lifestyles and increasing disposable incomes are fueling growth.
  • A total of 44% of respondents each expect their companies to increase or keep their procurement expenditure constant over the next 12 months, with only 5% looking to decrease it.
  • Of all buyer respondents, 31% agree that ‘improve customer services’ is an effective way for suppliers to secure business from buyers.
1 INTRODUCTION

1.1 What is this Report About?
1.2 Definitions
1.3 Methodology
1.4 Profile of Survey Respondents
  1.4.1 Profile of buyer respondents
  1.4.2 Profile of supplier respondents

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

3 CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DYNAMICS

3.1 Revenue Growth Expectations
  3.1.1 Revenue growth expectations by company type
  3.1.2 Revenue growth expectations by region
  3.1.3 Revenue growth expectations by company turnover
  3.1.4 Revenue growth expectations of senior-level respondents
3.2 Future Developments in Business Structure
  3.2.1 Future developments in business structure by buyers
  3.2.2 Future developments in business structure by suppliers
3.3 Capital Expenditure Expectations
  3.3.1 Capital expenditure expectations by buyers
  3.3.2 Capital expenditure expectations by suppliers
  3.3.3 Capital expenditure expectations by region
  3.3.4 Capital expenditure expectations by company turnover
3.4 Planned Change in Staff Recruitment
  3.4.1 Planned change in staff recruitment by buyers
  3.4.2 Planned change in staff recruitment by suppliers
  3.4.3 Planned change in staff recruitment by region
  3.4.4 Planned change in staff recruitment by company turnover
3.5 Merger and Acquisition Activity Expectations
  3.5.1 Merger and acquisition activity expectations of buyers
  3.5.2 Merger and acquisition activity expectations of suppliers
  3.5.3 Merger and acquisition activity expectations by region
  3.5.4 Merger and acquisition activity expectations by company turnover

4 CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY GROWTH OUTLOOK

4.1 Demand in Emerging Markets
  4.1.1 Demand in emerging markets by buyers
  4.1.2 Demand in emerging markets by suppliers
  4.1.3 Demand in emerging markets by region
  4.1.4 Demand in emerging markets by company turnover
4.2 Growth Expectations in Developed Markets
  4.2.1 Growth expectations in developed markets by buyers
  4.2.2 Growth expectations in developed markets by suppliers
  4.2.3 Growth expectations in developed markets by region
  4.2.4 Growth expectations in developed markets by company turnover

5 THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

5.1 Leading Business Concerns in 2012–2013
  5.1.1 Leading business concerns by company type
  5.1.2 Leading business concerns by region
  5.1.3 Leading business concerns by company turnover
5.2 Key Supplier Actions to Maintain and Secure Business from Buyers
  5.2.1 Actions to maintain and secure business from buyers by company type
  5.2.2 Actions to maintain and secure business from buyers by region
  5.2.3 Actions to maintain and secure business from buyers by company turnover
  5.2.4 Actions to maintain and secure business from buyers by procurement budget
  5.2.5 Actions to maintain and secure business from buyers by senior-level respondents
5.3 Key Variations in Operational Costs
  5.3.1 Key variations in operational costs of buyers
  5.3.2 Key variations in operational costs of suppliers
  5.3.3 Key variations in operational costs by region
  5.3.4 Key variations in operational costs by company turnover
5.4 Impact of Costs on Product Pricing
  5.4.1 Impact of costs on product pricing by buyers
  5.4.2 Impact of costs on product pricing by suppliers

6 CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY BUYER SPEND ACTIVITY

6.1 Annual Procurement Budgets
  6.1.1 Annual procurement budgets by region
  6.1.2 Annual procurement budgets by company turnover
6.2 Planned Change in Procurement Expenditure
  6.2.1 Planned change in procurement expenditure by region
  6.2.2 Planned change in procurement expenditure by company turnover
6.3 Procurement Expenditure by Products and Services
  6.3.1 Procurement expenditure on products and services by region
  6.3.2 Procurement expenditure on products and services by company turnover
6.4 Expected Changes in Regional Supplier Prices
  6.4.1 Expected changes in regional supplier prices by region
  6.4.2 Expected changes in regional supplier prices by company turnover

7 PROCUREMENT BEHAVIORS AND STRATEGIES

7.1 Critical Success Factors for Supplier Selection
7.2 Future Procurement Objectives
  7.2.1 Future procurement objectives by region
  7.2.2 Future procurement objectives by company turnover
7.3 E-Procurement
  7.3.1 E-procurement by region
  7.3.2 E-procurement by company turnover

8 APPENDIX

8.1 Full Survey Results
8.2 Methodology
8.3 Contact Us
8.4 About Timetric
8.5 Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Total Global Construction Industry Survey Respondents by Company Type, 2012
Table 2: Global Construction Industry Buyer Respondents by Job Role (%), 2012
Table 3: Global Construction Industry Buyer Respondents by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 4: Global Construction Industry Buyer Respondents by Region (%), 2012
Table 5: Global Construction Industry Supplier Respondents by Job Role (%), 2012
Table 6: Global Construction Industry Supplier Respondents by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 7: Global Construction Industry Supplier Respondents by Region (%), 2012
Table 8: Revenue Growth Optimism Expectations (%), 2009–2012
Table 9: Revenue Growth Optimism by Buyers (%), 2009–2012
Table 10: Revenue Growth Optimism by Suppliers (%), 2009–2012
Table 11: Revenue Growth Optimism by Region (%), 2012
Table 12: Revenue Growth Optimism by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 13: Revenue Growth Optimism of Senior-Level Respondents (%), 2012
Table 14: Key Expected Changes in the Business Structure of the Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Table 15: Key Expected Changes in the Business Structure of Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 16: Key Expected Changes in the Business Structure of Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 17: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Table 18: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 19: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 20: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Region (%), 2012
Table 21: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 22: Planned Change in Staff Recruitment by Buyers (%), 2012
Table 23: Planned Change in Staff Recruitment by Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 24: Planned Change in Staff Recruitment by Region (%), 2012
Table 25: Planned Change in Staff Recruitment by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 26: Merger and Acquisition Activity Expectations of Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2009–2012
Table 27: Merger and Acquisition Activity Expectations of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2009–2012
Table 28: Merger and Acquisition Activity Expectations of Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2009–2012
Table 29: Merger and Acquisition Activity Expectations by Region (%), 2012
Table 30: Merger and Acquisition Activity Expectations by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 31: Demand in Emerging Markets by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Table 32: Demand in Emerging Markets by Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 33: Demand in Emerging Markets by Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 34: Growth Expectations in Developed Markets by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Table 35: Growth Expectations in Developed Markets by Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 36: Growth Expectations in Developed Markets by Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 37: Leading Business Concerns in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2009–2012
Table 38: Leading Business Concerns by Company Type (%), 2012–2013
Table 39: Leading Business Concerns by Region (%), 2012–2013
Table 40: Leading Business Concerns by Company Turnover (%), 2012–2013
Table 41: Actions to Maintain and Secure Business by Buyer and Supplier Responses (%), 2012
Table 42: Actions to Maintain and Secure Business by Region (%), 2012
Table 43: Actions to Maintain and Secure Business by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 44: Actions to Maintain and Secure Business by Procurement Budget (%), 2012
Table 45: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Table 46: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 47: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 48: Key Variations in Operational Costs by Region (%), 2012
Table 49: Key Variations in Operational Costs by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 50: Impact of Changing Costs on Product Pricing: Buyers (%), 2012
Table 51: Impact of Changing Costs on Product Pricing: Suppliers (%), 2012
Table 52: Annual Procurement Budgets of Buyers (%), 2009–2012
Table 53: Annual Procurement Budgets by Region (%), 2012
Table 54: Annual Procurement Budgets by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 55: Expected Change in Procurement Expenditure of Buyers (%), 2009–2012
Table 56: Expected Change in Procurement Expenditure by Region (%), 2012
Table 57: Expected Change in Procurement Expenditure by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 58: Future Change in Expenditure by Product and Service Category by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Table 59: Expected Changes in Regional Supplier Prices (%), 2012
Table 60: Expected Changes in Regional Supplier Prices by Region (%), 2012
Table 61: Expected Changes in Regional Supplier Prices by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 62: Critical Success Factors for Supplier Selection by Buyers and Suppliers, 2012
Table 63: Future Procurement Objectives (%), 2012
Table 64: Future Procurement Objectives by Region (%), 2012
Table 65: Future Procurement Objectives by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 66: E-Procurement Level of Implementation (%), 2012
Table 67: E-Procurement Implementation by Buyers that Expect a Procurement Budget Increase (%), 2012
Table 68: E-Procurement Level of Implementation by Region (%), 2012
Table 69: E-Procurement Level of Implementation by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 70: Survey Results – Closed Questions

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Revenue Growth Optimism (%), 2009–2012
Figure 2: Revenue Growth Optimism by Company Type (%), 2009–2012
Figure 3: Revenue Growth Optimism by Region (%), 2012
Figure 4: Revenue Growth Optimism by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Figure 5: Revenue Growth Optimism of Senior-Level Respondents (%), 2012
Figure 6: Key Expected Changes in the Business Structure of the Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Figure 7: Key Expected Changes in the Business Structure of Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2012
Figure 8: Key Expected Changes in the Business Structure of Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2012
Figure 9: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Figure 10: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2012
Figure 11: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2012
Figure 12: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Region (%), 2012
Figure 13: Capital Expenditure Expectations by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Figure 14: Planned Change in Staff Recruitment by Buyers (%), 2012
Figure 15: Planned Change in Staff Recruitment by Suppliers (%), 2012
Figure 16: Planned Change in Staff Recruitment by Region (%), 2012
Figure 17: Planned Change in Staff Recruitment by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Figure 18: Merger and Acquisition Activity Expectations of Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2009–2012
Figure 19: Merger and Acquisition Activity Expectations of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2009–2012
Figure 20: Merger and Acquisition Activity Expectations of Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2009–2012
Figure 21: Merger and Acquisition Activity Expectations by Region (%), 2012
Figure 22: Merger and Acquisition Activity Expectations by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Figure 23: Ten Leading Growth Markets in the Global Construction Industry, 2012
Figure 24: Five Leading Emerging Markets in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 25: Demand in Emerging Markets by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Figure 26: Demand in Emerging Markets by Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2012
Figure 27: Demand in Emerging Markets by Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2012
Figure 28: Demand in Emerging Markets by Region (%), 2012
Figure 29: Demand in Emerging Markets by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Figure 30: Five Leading Developed Markets in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 31: Growth Expectations in Developed Markets by Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Figure 32: Growth Expectations in Developed Markets by Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2012
Figure 33: Growth Expectations in Developed Markets by Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2012
Figure 34: Growth Expectations in Developed Markets by Region (% 'Increase' Responses), 2012
Figure 35: Growth Expectations in Developed Markets by Company Turnover (% 'Increase' Responses), 2012
Figure 36: Five Leading Business Concerns in the Global Construction Industry, 2012–2013
Figure 37: Leading Business Concerns in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012–2013
Figure 38: Actions to Maintain and Secure Business by Buyer and Supplier Responses (%), 2012
Figure 39: Actions to Maintain and Secure Business by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Figure 40: Actions to Maintain and Secure Business by Senior-Level Respondents (%), 2012
Figure 41: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Figure 42: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers (%), 2012
Figure 43: Key Variations in Operational Costs of Other Construction Suppliers (%), 2012
Figure 44: Key Variations in Operational Costs by Region (%), 2012
Figure 45: Key Variations in Operational Costs by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Figure 46: Impact of Changing Costs on Product Pricing: Buyers (%), 2012
Figure 47: Annual Procurement Budgets of Buyers (%), 2009–2012
Figure 48: Annual Procurement Budgets by Region (%), 2012
Figure 49: Annual Procurement Budgets by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Figure 51: Expected Change in Procurement Expenditure (%), 2009–2012
Figure 50: Expected Change in Procurement Expenditure of Buyers (%), 2009–2012
Figure 52: Expected Change in Procurement Expenditure by Region (%), 2012
Figure 53: Expected Change in Procurement Expenditure by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Figure 54: Five Products and Services with Highest Investment Expectations (%), 2012
Figure 55: Future Change in Expenditure by Product and Service Category of Construction Contractors and Developers (%), 2012
Figure 56: Future Increase in Expenditure by Product and Service Category of Construction Buyers by Region (%), 2012
Figure 57: Future Increase in Expenditure by Product and Service Category of Construction Buyers by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Figure 58: Expected Changes in Regional Supplier Prices (%), 2012
Figure 59: Expected Changes in Regional Supplier Prices by Region (%), 2012
Figure 60: Expected Changes in Regional Supplier Prices by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Figure 61: Critical Success Factors for Supplier Selection by Buyers and Suppliers, 2012
Figure 62: Critical Success Factors for Supplier Selection by Buyers and Suppliers, 2012
Figure 63: Future Procurement Objectives (%), 2012
Figure 64: E-Procurement Level of Implementation (%), 2012
Figure 65: E-Procurement Level of Implementation by Region (%), 2012
Figure 66: E-Procurement Level of Implementation by Company Turnover (%), 2012

COMPANIES MENTIONED

John Holland
Hyundai Engineering & Construction
Habtoor Leighton Group
Lafarge
Hyundai Heavy Industries
China State Construction Engineering Corporation
Mahindra & Mahindra
Hochtief
Caterpillar
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Eurovia
Larsen & Toubro Limited
Jacobs Engineering Group
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