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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Graphic Design Services in Canada
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

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How much should I pay for Graphic Design Services in Canada?

What is the average price of Graphic Design Services in Canada?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Graphic Design Services in Canada. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Graphic Design Services in Canada been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Graphic Design Services in Canada yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Graphic Design Services in Canada?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Graphic Design Services in Canada with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

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Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Design Process

  • Will this project be done by one designer or will it be split across a team?
  • What problems might you encounter on a project like this? How can we help you avoid these problems?
  • Do you consult with clients during the design progress? Can we change anything about the project once specifications have been set and work is underway?
  • How often do you update clients on the progress of a project?
  • How many drafts do you provide clients before a design is chosen?


  • Do you charge any additional fees?
  • How do you keep track of hours when working on a project?
  • When estimating work hours on a project like this, what is the margin of error?
  • How will delays resulting from changes and revisions affect the cost of a project?

Related Service

  • Do you offer bundling discounts if buyers purchase related services from your organization?
  • What related services do you offer?
  • How often do clients source additional services from your organization?
  • Do you provide website design services? Are there any benefits to sourcing website design services and graphic design services from a single provider rather than two separate firms?

Relevant Experience

  • Have you worked on any projects similar to this one? If so, how recently did you work on these projects?
  • What are some of the most important lessons you have learned when working on similar projects?
  • How experienced are the designers working on this project? What is their average tenure?
  • What is your repeat business rate? How long have you provided services to your longest tenured client?
  • What is your firm’s competitive advantage? Does your firm specialize in any particular areas?
  • How much direction do you require from clients on projects like this?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

  • Buyers should state the total contract value.
  • Buyers should indicate when payment will occur, such as upon project completion or at some other point during the project lifecycle.

Selection Criteria

  • Buyers should choose graphic design firms based on their past experience and reputation.
  • Buyers should evaluate providers based on the proposed cost of the project.
  • If buyers require additional services, buyers should select firms that can provide these services.

Project Schedule

  • Buyers should include a deadline for proposals and state when awards will be announced.
  • Buyers should provide a timeline for the project, including the date when work must be completed.
  • Buyers should include other dates related to the project that graphic design firms should know.