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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Body Cameras
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Body Cameras?

What is the average price of Body Cameras?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Body Cameras. 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 Body Cameras 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 Body Cameras 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 Body Cameras?

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 Body Cameras 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 ?

Market share concentration among body camera suppliers is high. ProcurementIQ estimates there are 358 suppliers operating in the market, with the top four accounting for more than 50.0% of market revenue. These vendors generate revenue from sales to law enforcement agencies, first responders, security providers, military units, transportation companies and... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Research & Development

What percent of your revenue do you invest in research and development?

What is the timeline for new products coming down your research and development pipeline?

What types of new features and capabilities will these new body camera offerings have?

To what extent will new body cameras that you introduce be compatible with the current body cameras systems you are offering?

Customer Service

How many clients does each account manager manage? How do account managers allocate their time between clients?

On average, how much experience do your customer service and support personnel have in helping similar organizations successfully implement body camera programs?

How do you handle customer complaints and problems? Who specifically handles these problems?

What percent of your sales are from repeat customers? What strategies do you employ to retain customers?

Supplier Experience

For how long have you served customers in my particular industry? For what industries do you most commonly provide products and services?

What type of training does your staff receive? What relevant qualifications and certifications do they have?

From your past experiences, do you anticipate my organization having any issues implementing a body camera program? How will you work to mitigate any problems that arise during the procurement and implementation processes?

What percentage of your revenue is derived from the sale and servicing of body cameras?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should specify a total budget with the price broken down by camera.

Buyers should include total ownership costs such as delivery, installation, maintenance and any applicable discounts (i.e. cash or product bundling discounts).

For help creating a budget, buyers can reference the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should select a vendor that is able to meet the minimum quality standards presented in the RFP.

Buyers should select a vendor that has a track record of producing reliable body cameras.

Buyers should select a vendor that is financially stable enough to continue operations throughout the course of the contract.

Buyers should maintain bid evaluation criteria that weighs key pricing and quality factors. For help with selection criteria, buyers can reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline the list of dates for vendors to follow.

If making recurring purchases, buyers should specify how often they plan to order replacement body cameras.

Buyers should include a payment schedule.

Buyers should specify when final bid awards will be announced.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain for body cameras is associated with a medium level of risk. Vendors rely on a number of key upstream suppliers to produce body cameras, including plastics manufacturers, various electronic component makers (i.e. circuit boards, semiconductors and circuits) and copper wire producers. Supply chain risk is raised due... Subscribe to learn more.