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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Network Planning & Design 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 Network Planning & Design Services in Canada?

What is the average price of Network Planning & Design Services in Canada?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Network Planning & 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 Network Planning & 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 Network Planning & 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 Network Planning & 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 Network Planning & 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?

Support Service Availability

  • What are your hours of operation?
  • Do you offer an emergency line to call in case we have network problems outside your normal hours of operation? If so, do you charge an additional fee for your emergency services?
  • How many clients does each IT support consultant serve? How might this affect your availability?
  • Do you have any partnerships you can leverage to ensure we get support services when needed if your staff is unavailable?

Ancillary Services

  • What training services do you offer that would assist us in our transition to the newly designed network? What is the charge for these services?
  • What additional services do you offer to assist in managing our IT infrastructure and databases? What are the benefits of acquiring these services through you?
  • Do you offer any ancillary services free of charge or at a discounted rate?
  • Do you have any partnerships with contractors that may benefit me? Do your partners offer discounts to your clients?


  • What is the reasoning behind the pricing model you plan to apply to this service?
  • Would you consider applying any other pricing models to my project?
  • Are there any additional charges I should be aware of that are not included in your price?
  • How do you foresee your prices changing over the next three years?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

  • Buyers should specify their budget for the required hardware, software and services.
  • Buyers should include information about the payment schedule (i.e. incremental or done at the completion of the project).
  • Buyers should state their budget for hourly or daily rates for the personnel that will work on the project.
  • Buyers should estimate the hours or days it will take to complete each required task.

Selection Criteria

  • Buyers should evaluate vendors based on their qualifications and experience.
  • Buyers should evaluate providers based on the estimated costs of the assessments, hardware and services.

Project Schedule

  • Buyers should include a deadline for proposal submissions and state when the contract will be awarded.
  • Buyers should include a timeline for assessments and installation.
  • Buyers should include any other benchmark dates that are relevant to the project.