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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Landscape Maintenance in Canada
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Landscape Maintenance in Canada?

What is the average price of Landscape Maintenance in Canada?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Landscape Maintenance 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 Landscape Maintenance 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 Landscape Maintenance 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 Landscape Maintenance 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 Landscape Maintenance in Canada with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

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Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Landscape Maintenance supply chain in Canada?

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Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Value-Added Services

  • What value-added services do you provide? How will including value-added services impact pricing?
  • Do you offer discounts for bundled services? What are the terms?
  • What partnerships do you have? How do your clients benefit from these relationships?
  • Do you give a competitive discount if I switch from another service provider to your company?
  • How do you maintain your operational efficiency when offering more than just your core services?

Timeliness

  • How often do you experience problems with timeliness?
  • How accurate are your time estimates for projects?
  • How have your processes changed to improve project completion times?
  • What checks and balances are in place to assure that work is done on time without sacrificing quality?
  • Is there a project manager responsible for maintaining the timeline and budget for this project? Will we have access to this person?

Geographic Coverage

  • Does your company provide services on a national level or on a local level?
  • What industries do you primarily serve?
  • Do you partner with any other vendors that offer services in other regions?
  • What makes your location more strategic than your competitors'?
  • What regulations affect your business in this city/province?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Landscape Maintenance in Canada RFP include?

Project Budget

  • Municipal buyers should disclose from which part of their budget (or fund) service payments will be made.
  • All buyers should suggest the best method of billing.
  • All buyers should determine whether payments will be made after an audit.
  • All buyers should note under which circumstances payment will be withheld or under what circumstance payment dates will be altered.

Selection Criteria

  • All buyers should look for suppliers capable of providing the range of services within their area of coverage.
  • All buyers should look for suppliers with a comprehensive list and description of all their landscaping equipment and machinery.
  • All buyers should look at suppliers’ experience with regard to servicing areas, cities or businesses that are similar in size to the buyer’s.
  • All buyers should look for suppliers with flexible schedules.
  • All buyers should look for suppliers with clearly defined pricing instructions.

Project Schedule

  • All buyers need to include a proposal duration suggesting when vendors are required to submit their proposals.
  • All buyers need to include the date proposals are due and when the award will be announced.
  • All buyers should include any benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers should take into account.
  • All buyers should include the duration of the service contract.