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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Managed Print Services 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 Managed Print Services in Canada?

What is the average price of Managed Print Services in Canada?

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

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How risky is the Managed Print Services supply chain in Canada?

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Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Customer Service

  • What internal policies do you have in place to track customer satisfaction?
  • Is there a direct number for me to call if a problem arises?
  • Do you have a devoted customer service staff? If so, what is the size of that staff?
  • Do you have customer service staff in Canada? If not, how does this affect the level of service?
  • Are there extra fees associated with expedited service?
  • What steps do you have in place to address toner replacement or equipment malfunctions and maintenance?

Cost Savings

  • What percent of my total print costs do you expect me to save with your services?
  • How did you calculate this total? Are you counting expected labour savings and per-unit cost reductions for toner or individual copies?
  • Describe how you have optimized work force efficiency. How do your methodologies maximize efficiency and reduce costs?
  • How do your programs ensure minimum toner usage? What about paper usage?

Geographic Coverage

  • Do you provide MPS on a national scale? What provinces and metropolitan areas do you serve?
  • Do you have previous experience serving my location?
  • Where are your partners located?
  • Do you offer services in additional languages? If so, what are they?
  • Can you support global operations or are you limited in your geographic scope?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Managed Print Services in Canada RFP include?

Project Budget

  • Buyers should state what pricing model they prefer suppliers provide their quotes in.
  • Buyers should state what they wish to be included in the contract, such as repairs and the(including the subsequent part) and labour expenses.
  • Buyers must state the total dollar value over the course of the entirety of the contract.

Selection Criteria

  • Suppliers must be able to provide the full scope of services described in the RFP or provide alternative services that help the organization achieve their MPS goals.
  • Buyers should evaluate suppliers that have demonstrated an ability to provide timely service.
  • Buyers should evaluate suppliers on their experience level.
  • Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on their ability to offer competitive pricing.

Project Schedule

  • Buyers must inform suppliers of when the RFP was issued.
  • Buyers should provide suppliers with a deadline for any questions.
  • Buyers must provide a closing date and time for submissions.
  • If applicable, buyers must provide a time window for any on-site visits.
  • Buyers must inform suppliers of when the award will be announced and when services begin.