Market Reports  

These articles are written by members of the Jigsaw TM team and have been designed to highlight topics of debate within the industry and how they may affect you as a candidate or potential employer within this space.

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Market Reports

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Market Update - December 2021 - 30/11/2021
In this report, we review 2021 trends across the procurement and supply chain market and attempt to give insights into 2022.

Market Update - November 2021 - 01/11/2021
Jigsaw’s November report will be the last monthly report for the Calendar year 21. We appreciate our subscribers will have little interest in receiving market information at Xmas. For November’s report we explore China’s economy to gain a greater understanding of the economic risks for supply chains associated with the country for production. We also have included some material from previous reports (with links) that cover events that will increase in relevance as we enter 2022. Included topics include Supply Shocks, Stagflation, Supply Chain Risk and Procurement’s economic leverage. As always, we hope you enjoy the content. From the Jigsaw team, have a FANTATIC XMAS!

Market Update - October 2021 - 01/10/2021
For Jigsaw’s October report, we provide a high-level snapshot of the Australian Supply Chain market and the wider Australian economy. We focus on the critical issue of supply shock - drilling in on the semi-conductor market. We then explore the technical aspects of the broader supply chain – asking questions such as: what is it? What operations contribute to it? How will the 4th industrial revolution of artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, robotics, automation, and smart apps potentially disrupt both how supply chain is executed and labour markets that support it.

Market Update - September 2021 - 31/08/2021
Jigsaw’s September report will be of high interest to those who want to review the industries which are likely to reward you with fiscal security. Jigsaw’s founder and report writer Richard Hillberg has made some bold statements on industries facing major disruption which makes for very interesting reading. In addition, we make our prediction on the economy (inflation/deflation) and explain how inflation/deflation impact the institutions and asset classes. To do this, we have analysed the US economy from 1970 to date. We hope you enjoy the content.

Market Update - August 2021 - 30/07/2021
In this report, we look at the Australian Labour Market and Volatile Oceans. The material of the month is Tin.

Market Update - July 2021 - 30/06/2021
This month we give our usual summary on the market across procurement and supply chain and delve deep into Negotiation, following on from last month’s report re Category Management. We explore the relationship between cost, price and value, stakeholder execution, and include a complete case study for a strategic negotiation utilising all the criteria explored. Our commodity of the month is Heavy Mineral Sands
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