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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Air Quality Monitoring Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

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How much should I pay for Air Quality Monitoring Services?

What is the average price of Air Quality Monitoring Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Air Quality Monitoring Services. 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 Air Quality Monitoring Services 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 Air Quality Monitoring Services 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 Air Quality Monitoring Services?

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 Air Quality Monitoring Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

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

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The market exhibits a low level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for less than 30.0% of the market's revenue in 2021. There are over 2,850 suppliers providing air quality monitoring services. Even though there are some larger suppliers that provide their services for large-scale companies,... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Experience and Expertise

How long have you provided these products to your longest-tenured client?

What qualifications does your staff have and what measures do you take to keep those qualifications up to date?

What industry do you most commonly supply this product for?

To what extent will ordering multiple products from your firm allow me to save on costs?

What is your repeat business rate for businesses in my industry and how does that compare to your overall rates?

Supply Chain Risk

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to raw input materials? How has that changed?

Has the availability of raw materials tightened due to the coronavirus outbreak?

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to labor?

How have fluctuations in input prices affected the prices of your products during the past three years?

How do you mitigate sudden price increases in raw materials?

When input prices rise, how much of the cost is absorbed by you and how much is passed onto buyers?

How, if at all, has your supply chain been affected by import tariffs levied in 2018?

Regulation

How do you manage regulatory change? Do you have regulation advisers or methods to track regulation?

How have changing regulations influenced your pricing now and how will the changes affect prices over the life our proposed agreement?

What ongoing training procedures do you provide for your staff?

Have you ever been found to be noncompliant with regulatory frameworks?

Amid widespread health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to your clients and employees? Do you offer clients any flexible exceptions, such as contract suspensions?

Competition

Why are your prices higher or lower than your competitors?

What does your company offer that your competitors cannot?

What incentives do you offer to attract and retain customers?

What is your repeat customer rate? On average, are past customers satisfied with the services they received?

Budget

Have you had challenges in the past with costs beyond what was budgeted in your contract?

What cost-saving measures do you employ at your firm?

Who is in charge of maintaining the budget on projects? Is it a staff member on the key team, or an outside eye?

What contingencies are built into your budget?

Experience

How many collective years of experience does your staff have in this field? How does that measure up to the industry average?

Can you tell me specifically about similar projects you have worked on in the past?

What challenges have you had in the past on projects similar to mine? How did you overcome these challenges?

How involved will your more tenured staff be with my project?

How has demand shifted during the coronavirus pandemic and what measures are you taking to adjust to these shifts in demand?

Accuracy

How many of your assessments have required several drafts before completion?

On average, how often do your results have errors? How are buyers affected when an error is found?

What methods does your staff use to ensure accuracy in your data?

What checks and balances are in place to be sure that my site or project has received a thorough air quality assessment? What senior-level staff looks over these assessments?

Staff Turnover

What is your staff turnover rate?

How long has each member of the team you are proposing for this project been working with you so far?

What sets your company apart as a workplace? What attracts and retains valuable employees to your company?

What ongoing training do you provide your workers?

Can you give me an example from the past when a key staff member on a project left your company, and what the team did to maintain the work flow and meet deadlines?

What contingency plans do you have in place to mitigate the risk to your employees and clients during the coronavirus pandemic and provide services in a timely manner?

Customer Service

What type of service guarantees do you offer?

Can you provide three testimonials or referrals from both past and current clients of yours?

What is your process when dealing with customer complaints?

Will my project be assigned its own client relations manager? What will their contact availability be?

What is your average response time if a monitoring station stops functioning?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my 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 circumstances payment dates will be altered.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should look for suppliers capable of providing the range of services within their area of coverage.

Buyers should look for suppliers with a comprehensive list and description of all equipment and machinery.

Buyers should look at suppliers’ experience with regard to servicing areas, cities or businesses that are similar in size.

Buyers should look for suppliers with flexible schedules.

Buyers should look for suppliers with clearly defined pricing instructions.

Project Schedule

Buyers need to include a proposal duration suggesting when vendors are required to submit their proposals.

Buyers need to include the date proposals are due and when the award will be announced.

Buyers should include any benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers should take into account.

Buyers should include the duration of the service contract.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain associated with air quality monitoring services poses a moderate degree risk of causing service disruptions. The key upstream suppliers in the supply chain include lab equipment wholesalers, chemical wholesalers and electrical equipment manufacturers. Suppliers of this service typically operate both on site at the buyer's facility and... Subscribe to learn more.

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