ERP Software - Procurement Best Practices & Sourcing Strategies

Procurement Market Intelligence Report

ERP Software – Procurement Best Practices & Sourcing Strategies

ERP Software Market – Executive Summary, Market Analysis, Procurement Best Practices, Market Monitoring Insights, Billing Rates, Supply Analysis, SLAs and KPIs, Sustainability Initiative, RFP/RFI Builder, ERP Risk & Dispute Resolutions, COVID-19 Impact, End-User Industry Update

1. Executive Summary
1.1. Global Industry outlook
1.2. Supply & Demand Market Outlook
1.3. Category Strategy
1.4. Category Opportunities & Risks
1.5. Negotiation Leverage
1.6. Talking Points to Business: ERP Software
1.7. Impact of COVID-19 on ERP software
2. Market Analysis
2.1. ERP Market Maturity
2.2. Regional Market Outlook
2.3. Growth Drivers and Constraints
3. Procurement Best Practices
3.1. Delivery Models: Brownfield vs. Greenfield
3.2. Delivery Teams: Roles
3.3. Types of Pricing Models
3.4. License Types
3.5. Project and Payment Milestone
3.6. Cost Saving Opportunities
4. Market Monitoring Insights
4.1. Cost Structure
4.2. TCO for On-premise and SaaS Offerings
5. Billing Rates
5.1. Billing Rates: Methodology
5.2. Factors Influencing ERP Rates
5.3. ERP Billing Rates
6. Supply Analysis
6.1. Supply Market Outlook
6.2. Supplier Profiles
6.3. SWOT
6.4. Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
7. SLAs and KPIs
7.1. SLAs and KPIs
7.2. SLA Penalties
8. Sustainability Initiative
8.1. RFP Questions
9. RFP/RFI Builder
9.1. RFP Questions
10. ERP Risk & Dispute Resolutions
10.1. ERP: Risks/Challenges
10.2. ERP: Dispute Resolution & Termination
11. COVID-19 Impact
11.1. COVID-19 Impact
12. End-User Industry Update
12.1. Retail

  1. Which end-user industry contains the biggest share in the international ERP software market?

The BFSI (banking, financial services, insurance) industry holds the biggest stakes in the international ERP software industry.


  1. What are the prominent factors driving ERP software market growth?

Key factors such as the emergence of cloud and mobile apps, and constantly growing ERP needs from small and medium-sized businesses are the main factors propelling the growth of the ERP software industry.


  1. How big will be the ERP solutions sector by 2030?

As per ELINT’s procurement intelligence tools, the ERP software market is projected to achieve USD 123.41 billion by 2030 at a CAGR of 11.0%.


ERP Software Market Global Size:

According to ELINT Market Research’s latest ERP software procurement market research report, the global market size reached $49.2 billion in 2023 and is expected to strongly develop at a CAGR of 9.1% until the year 2029. 

Moreover, the Asia Pacific region has emerged as the leading player in the ERP software sector, which adopted ERP solutions in high quantities. Further, this country’s ERP solutions supply is additionally concentrated with the top five suppliers, holding over 50% of the market share globally

Market Definition:

Worldwide, multiple organizations employ ERP software to organize and facilitate their various business operations in an integrated environment. These operations include management of customers, human resources, financial matters, service deliveries, manufacturing operations, real-time data, communication between different departments, and more. 

Major ERP Software Market Drivers:

  1. Growing Need for Integrated Operations – 

The key factor to drive growth in the ERP software market is the increasing requirement for streamlined operations among businesses. ERP software helps in data management and transmission between diverse departments, reducing errors; thus, companies hire ERP software providers. 


  1. Expanding Digital Transformation –

Presently, the integration of ERP software and technological innovations is helping multiple organizations obtain real-time data, automation, and consumer management. Hence, businesses contact ERP systems providers to make alliances with them. 


  1. Increasing Globalization – 

As globalization is increasing worldwide, technical and non-technical businesses are using ERP software to fulfill their particular trading demands. Therefore, these organizations need ERP solutions to handle and collaborate their functions across different territories.

ERP Software Market Challenges:

  1. Difficulty in ERP Software Integration –

Certainly, ERP software assists greatly in handling multiple business operations, but its implementation and integration require cautious planning. Thus, sometimes, businesses face difficulty in deploying ERP systems with their existing infrastructures.


  1. Data Protection – 

ERP software stores the whole data and insights of businesses, which causes safety concerns. Organizations face fear of any type of cyber attack and unauthorized access to their sensitive data. 


  1. Educating New Workflows –

Adopting ERP software demands a skilled workforce, who can efficiently operate this system. In this context, sometimes, organizations face a lack of ERP professionals and are forced to educate inexperienced employees. 

ERP Software Market Opportunities:

  1. Cloud-based ERP Systems – 

One of the best opportunities for the ERP software market is cloud-based ERP solutions, which are strong substitutes for conventional in-house systems. These solutions provide adaptability, scalability, and affordability to businesses. 


  1. Rise of AI & Machine Learning – 

As artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are emerging globally, the need for efficient ERP software is also rising. Organizations prefer to integrate AI and machine learning techniques into ERP systems to improve automation, data interpretation, and making informed decisions. 


  1. Global Expansion of Businesses –

ERP software vendors are exercising major opportunities due to continuously evolving businesses on both regional and global levels. When any organization expands its existence across borders, it needs an ERP system for centralized data and consumer handling. 

ERP Software Market Segmentation:

  1. Type of Software – 

The prime segmenting factor for the ERP market is the type of software, businesses are employing. In this sense, organizations can utilize either on-premise or cloud-dependent ERP systems. On-premises software can be installed and used only on the organization’s computers, while cloud-based software can be used from any place online. 


  1. Type of Business- 

Another key segmenting factor for the ERP market is which type of company is using ERP solutions. Whether it is small, medium, or large enterprises, each of them demands ERP software to handle their particular data and client management operations. 


  1. Type of End User Sectors – 

Besides the IT sector, multiple other sectors also employ ERP software to fulfill their particular business operations needs, which include healthcare, banking, retail, transport, manufacturing, regulatory, construction, e-commerce, etc. 

Regional Overview of the ERP Software Market:

The regional dynamics of the ERP software market exhibit distinct annual maturation rates for diverse nations. In this list, the first country is North America, which holds $17.5 billion value and constantly developing at 4-5% which implies this region has a high demand for ERP solutions. Further, Latin America possesses $4 billion market size and a substantial growth rate of 6–7%. 

Moreover, some other countries are also evolving in the vast landscape of the cleaning sector, which includes Europe with $13.1 billion worth and a 4–5% growth speed, MEA has a $4.2 billion valuation and a 6–7% development rate, and APAC comprises $10.4 billion market size and 8–9% growth speed. These facts and figures illustrate that the ERP software industry is rapidly expanding in these prominent territories.


Leading Suppliers in the ERP Software Market:

The popular industry players in the ERP software market include IQMS​, Exact Global Next​, E2 Shop System​, NetSuite​, Exact JobBOSS​, Acumatica​, Epicor​, Hubble​, Sage ERP​, Sage 300 Construction​, Real Estate​, Spectrum​, InFocus​, Intacct​, Aplicor​, Exact Globe Next​, E2 Shop System​, SAP Business By Design​, Enterprise IQ​, Ramco Aviation​, Infor​, Syspro​, IBM OpenPro​, SAP Business One​, OASIS​, Microsoft Dynamics​, Oracle JD Edwards​, Sage 100 Contractor​, Jonas Enterprise​, ProcessPro Premier​, BatchMaster ERP​, SAP​, Ramco Aviation​, S2K Enterprise Management Software​, Pronto Xi​, NolaPro​, IBM OpenPro​, PENTA Construction ERP Software​, Costpoint 7​, DEACOM ERP Software​, S2K Enterprise Management Software​, IFS Applications​, Oracle​, ​Ramco Aviation​, Xledger​, SAP ERP​, Xledger​, Unit4 Business World​, AXIO for Professional Services​, Microsoft Dynamics AX​, VIENNA Advantage ERP & CRM​, Exact Macola, EVO – ERP​, Exact Globe Next​, Blue Link​, Retailops​, Exact MAX Manufacturing​, Microsoft Dynamics AX​, Composity​, Bizautomation​, Vorex​, Acumatica​, Intacct​, bcFood​, abas ERP​, IBM OpenPro​, Microsoft Dynamics​, Microsoft Dynamics for Retail​, NolaPro​, OASIS​, ECi M1​, EnterpriseIQ​, Kenandy Cloud ERP​, Standard ERP​, Ramco​, Microsoft Dynamics GP ERP-ONE​, Entrée​,

IBS Enterprise​, ePROMIS​, SAP S/4HANA​, Pronto Software​, Infor Discrete Manufacturing Essentials Syspro, SAGE, Lawson M3​, Carillon ERP​, SAP Business One​, Pronto Xi​,

SAP Business All in one​, Oracle Retail​,​ SAP ERP Core Finance​, and Infor Process Manufacturing Essentials​.

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