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eAuction Savings Reports
Quarterly & Yearly Intelligence on Categories, Auction Formats & Market Trends

Insights to help you identify new e-auction strategies and opportunities for your business.

Annual Reports

2022 Global eAuction Index

2022 was a challenging year for most procurement professionals. Geopolitical events changed the foundation of sourcing efficiencies.

2021 Global eAuction Index

2021 saw extreme market conditions and a world slowly emerging from pandemic lockdowns in H2, where global GDP, as well as inflation, began to rise as again.

2020 Global eAuction Index

2020 was a year of record-breaking quarters intertwined with a significant amount of variance in savings, up to 17.99% in Q2. 


The (Scanmarket / Unit4) Global eAuction Index is an indispensable tool for any procurement practitioner. It provides actionable and detailed eAuction data by category, geography, auction type – just a wealth of valuable eAuction information. It has a permanent home on my computer desktop.

Patrick Reymann, Research Director, Procurement and Enterprise Apps, IDC

2023 Quarterly Reports

Q3 2023 eAuction Savings Report

Yet another strong quarter of eAuction savings has been delivered in Q3. The average savings across all categories reached 10.42%, coming from 11.32% in Q2. As 2023 comes to a close with only one quarter left, savings thus far are trending toward another record year. 

Q2 2023 eAuction Savings Report

Echoing the impressive savings figure of the previous quarter, Q2 2023 presented a staggering 11.32% in average savings, moving just slightly higher than that of Q1’s 11.31%.

Q1 2023 eAuction Savings Report

Despite the many unknowns that had to be incorporated into negotiations, eAuctions by Scanmarket in Q1 of 2023 reported a significant increase in average savings.

2022 Quarterly Reports

Q4 2022 eAuction Savings Report

Despite the negative economic sentiment, e-auctions by Scanmarket in Q4 of 2022 reported a significant increase in average savings.

Q3 2022 eAuction Savings Report

The third quarter of 2022 has seen a grinding continuation of global macroeconomic challenges.

Q2 2022 eAuction Savings Report

On a top 10 category by category basis, Q2 of 2022 has been the most positive data set since before the surge in global commodity prices in 2020.

Q1 2022 eAuction Savings Report

Despite global challenges, the news for Q1 of 2022 is good overall and we've seen a surge in e-auction growth.

2021 Quarterly Reports

Q4 2021 eAuction Savings Report

Savings in Q4 of 2021 were heavily impacted by the ongoing effects of hyper-inflation across major worldwide economies, but overall savings remained positive.

Q3 2021 eAuction Savings Report

The third quarter of 2021 delivered a selection of great savings with Services being the most popular category conducting e-auctions.

Q2 2021 eAuction Savings Report 

Data from Scanmarket users around the world have painted a picture of a seller’s marketplace with demand quickly outstripping supply in certain areas.

Q1 2021 eAuction Savings Report

Q1 has seen significant price increases in many key commodity areas globally. Savings of 8.10% vs current price masks a great deal of cost mitigation.

Watch the 2021 Scanmarket eAuction statistics & market trends

2020 Quarterly Reports

Q4 2020 eAuction Savings Report

The fourth quarter of 2020 was record-breaking with the highest number of e-auctions ever recorded on the Scanmarket platform.

Q3 2020 eAuction Savings Report

The top 10 highest volume categories remained more or less the same quarter over quarter except for one. Find out which category changed and why.

Q2 2020 eAuction Savings Report

17.99% Average Savings for All Categories in Q2 2020 and two new categories made it into the top 10 list for average savings, pushing two regulars off the list.

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