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Group Purchasing Organizations: Market Research Report

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Group Purchasing Organizations Market Research Report | NAICS OD5963 | Aug 2016

Strength in numbers: Revenue will rise alongside corporate profit and downstream demand

The Group Purchasing Organizations market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Hospitals will increase purchases made through GPOs, spurring industry growth
  • As demand rose following the recession, profit margins returned to healthy levels
  • Increasing PPACA regulation will likely increase demand for GPO consulting services
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) industry is composed of entities that leverage the purchasing power of groups of businesses to obtain collective discounts from vendors. During the past five years, demand for GPO services has increased as the improving economy stimulated demand for a variety of downstream industries, including the manufacturing and food service sectors. Additionally, the healthcare reform of 2010 has expanded in the healthcare sector. This growth has kept purchase levels high for healthcare providers, which has increased demand for GPO services. In the five years to 2021, the healthcare sector is expected to experience increased demand for its services, a higher level of regulation regarding reimbursement systems and tighter operating budgets... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Group Purchasing Organizations (GPOs) industry is composed of organizations that leverage the purchasing power of groups of businesses to obtain collective discounts from vendors. GPOs primarily service the healthcare sector, but also serve clients in the food service, manufacturing, legal and education sectors. Industry revenue has steadily grown since 2011 as downstream industries recovered from the recession and jump-started production levels. Growth remained positive throughout the past five years as corporate profit grew, allowing companies to increase purchases of all necessary supplies and thereby increase demand for industry services. As a result, during the five years to 2016, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 3.1% to $4.7 billion.

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Additional Insights for the Group Purchasing Organizations Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Group Purchasing Organizations Industry are

  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • Having links with suppliers
  • Development of new services
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Corporate profit and Demand from medical instrument and supply manufacturing in the Group Purchasing Organizations industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Group Purchasing Organizations Industry?

    This industry includes organizations that leverage the purchasing power of groups of businesses to obtain collective discounts from vendors.

    Industry Products
    Supply chain services administrative feesGroup member feesE-procurementData benchmarking
    Industry Activities
    Organizing group purchasing agreementsData benchmarkingPerformance analyzingSupply chain optimizing

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Demand from medical instrument and supply manufacturing
  • Demand from manufacturing
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Number of physician visits
  • Current Performance
  • Healthy healthcare market
  • Downstream markets
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Healthcare reform
  • Downstream markets
  • Industry constraints
  • Changing trends
  • Table: Group Purchasing Organizations Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Group Purchasing Organizations Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Law Firms
  • Educational Services
  • Hospitals
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Business Analytics & Enterprise Software Publishing
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Instrument & Supply Manufacturing
  • Office Stationery Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Supply chain services administrative fees
  • Other
  • Group member fees
  • E-procurement
  • Data benchmarking
  • Chart: Group Purchasing Organizations Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Healthcare
  • Food and agriculture
  • Industrial manufacturing
  • Education
  • Legal
  • Electronics
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Group Purchasing Organizations Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Group Purchasing Organizations
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Group Purchasing Organizations Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Premier Inc.
    Vizient Inc.
  • Table: Premier Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Vizient Inc. - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Group Purchasing Organizations Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Group Purchasing Organizations Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Corporate profit (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • The process of comparing business processes and performance metrics to a standard.
  • E-Procurement
  • The business-to-business or business-to-consumer purchase and sale of supplies, work, and services through the internet.
  • Supply Chain Optimization
  • The application of processes and tools to ensure the optimal operation of a manufacturing and distribution supply chain.

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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Group Purchasing Organizations market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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