Market price indices as objective sources of information

Index Cloud provides a combination of different market price indices. You will receive data from various objective sources such as the German Federal Statistical Office, European Commission, United States Census Bureau, etc., conveniently at the push of a button, and you will be able to use this data straightaway for evaluation purposes.

More negotiating power and improved relations

This objective approach can be used to increase negotiating power and provide for more transparency and thus more trust in your relationships with customers and suppliers.

Reliable forecasts through optimal integration into existing processes

You benefit from easy access via all terminals, networking with other data sources and the opportunity to access predictive analytics

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For buyers


Objective market data for your supplier negotiations.

Create the optimum starting position.

As a buyer, you regularly prepare for negotiations with suppliers or strategic partners and so require data from different sources and an optimum market overview. For example, how has the purchase price for a particular raw material performed over the last few months and years? Is the price increase on the part of the supplier justified? Index Cloud helps you to prepare: all the relevant market price indices are condensed and prepared for you in one app. You will receive information about price performance of the relevant market prices, you will be able to review performance in a straightforward way and so will be in the optimum starting position to negotiate with suppliers.

Evaluate purchasing performance in line with the market.

Quick and easy, and clearly displayed.

By comparing market price performance with purchase price performance, purchasing managers and buyers obtain a market-oriented evaluation of their purchasing performance. Take advantage of linking indices with operational data from your back-end systems like ERP ECC, S/4HANA, SRM (incl. Ariba), Concur and Fieldglass. Smart data created out of big data: take advantage of analysis of this data to buy ahead. Always at the best price and thus one step ahead of the competition.

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For sales representatives

Objective market data for your customer negotiations.

Always justify your position in a persuasive way.

As an employee in sales or as a sales manager, you are often in the position of having to explain price changes to customers. Sales prices change in line with market price performance. With Index Cloud, you have an app on hand which clearly shows you objective market data. This means you can easily justify price changes to your customers accurately and persuasively.

Evaluate sales performance in line with the market.

Trusting customer relationships as a driver for your sales.

By comparing market price performance with sales price performance, sales managers and sales representatives obtain a market-oriented evaluation of their sales performance. You benefit from linking indices with operational data from your back-end systems such as ERP ECC, S/4HANA, CRM (including Cloud for Customer), SAP Hybris. Use forecasts of purchase price performance as a powerful argument in your sales discussions: Does it make sense to sell a larger quantity at a favorable price now if purchase prices are set to increase over the next 12 months? Benefit from objective market data and build confidence in your customer relationships.

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For employees in controlling

Competitive advantages through big data & predictive analytics.

Make your business even more successful.

Forecasts can be made by linking the indices with operational data from your back-end systems and other third-party systems. Use the resulting competitive advantage to buy ahead at favorable prices. You can pass on this advantage to your customers in the sales price. This will make your entire business even more profitable.

Evaluate purchasing and sales performance in line with the market.

Create reports and draw successful conclusions.

Easily and quickly create clear and objective reports which will help you to evaluate the performance of individual departments. Compare objective market prices, purchase prices and sales prices and obtain a clear evaluation at the push of a button. In this way you help departments to act more efficiently and directly contribute to the success of the company.

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Packages & prices

Basic

Name of package Price Index series
Industry, producer price index: Germany 19,90 € 3.046

Labor cost indices

Name of package Price Index series
Total labor cost indices 9,90 € 2.429
Gross earnings by industry and performance group: Germany 2.052
Labor costs by industry average 377

Raw materials: worldwide

Name of package Price Index series
Raw materials: worldwide 9,90 € 47

Plastics: worldwide

Name of package Price Index series
Plastics: worldwide 29,90 € 40

Materials and alloys: worldwide

Name of package Price Index series
Materials and alloys: worldwide 99,90 € 10.892

Mid-size package

Name of package Price Index series
Mid-size package 29,50 € 20.825
Consumer prices: Europe 7.323
Industry, producer prices: Europe 4.958
Industry, producer prices: USA 4.424
Agricultural equipment: Europe 1.498
Agricultural products: Europe 1.818
Agricultural products: Germany 49
Service indices
Services, producer price indices: Germany 39
Services, producer price indices: Europe 655
Logistics indices
Transport and logistics services: Germany 24
Air freight price index: Germany to target region 18
Sea and coastal shipping price index: Germany 19

Premium (all index series)

Name of package Price Index series
Premium (all index series) 199,00 € 37.279

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