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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Promotional Products 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 Promotional Products in Canada?

What is the average price of Promotional Products in Canada?

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

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

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How risky is the Promotional Products supply chain in Canada?

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Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Production Processes

  • What materials will you use for the promotional products listed in my order?
  • What policies do you have in place to assure quality? Do you send preproduction proofs?
  • What capabilities do you have related to customizing the types of products I am ordering?
  • Are you ISO-9001 certified?
  • Do your products meet ANSI's ergonomic standards, such as ANSI-HSF 100?

Order Specifics

  • Who is responsible for the cost of shipping my order?
  • Will you send me samples of the products in my order?
  • Do you foresee any complications in fulfilling my order?
  • How long do you expect the turnaround time to be for my order?
  • Can you give me examples of similar orders you have fulfilled in the past three years? How did they turn out?

Customer Service

  • How do you handle client complaints?
  • How have you helped past clients resolve product quality issues?
  • What is the standard availability of your customer service representatives? Does your company provide after-hours support?
  • Will there be a particular sales representative assigned to my order? How can I get in contact with them?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Promotional Products in Canada RFP include?

Project Budget

  • Buyers should indicate when payment will occur.
  • Buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to determine about how much they should pay for promotional products.

Selection Criteria

  • Buyers should evaluate the promotional product distributor's experience and ability to meet specifications, terms and deadlines.
  • Buyers should make sure the promotional product distributor offers the products and services needed.
  • Buyers should evaluate distributors based on the estimated costs of the promotional products.

Project Schedule

  • Buyers need to include the date when proposals are due and when award information will be available.
  • Buyers should include any other benchmark dates that distributors need to be aware of, such as sample product deadlines.