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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Building Site Preparation Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Building Site Preparation Services?

What is the average price of Building Site Preparation Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Building Site Preparation 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 Building Site Preparation 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 Building Site Preparation 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 Building Site Preparation 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 Building Site Preparation 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 for building site preparation services boasts more than 40,000 suppliers in 2021 and is considered highly fragmented. The top four vendors in the market account for less than 20.0% of total market revenue, indicating a low level of market share concentration. In the three years to 2020, the... 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?

Quality Control

What checks and balances are in place to ensure that projects have received a thorough evaluation? Who completes these checks?

Who normally identifies errors when they occur?

How do you balance quick turnaround times with maintaining maximum possible accuracy?

How do you collect feedback from clients?

Timeliness

How often do you experience problems with timeliness? What is your on-time delivery rate?

How accurate are your time estimates for projects? About how many projects is any given staff member typically working on at one time?

How have your systems and processes changed to improve delivery times?

What checks and balances are in place to ensure that work is done on time without sacrificing quality?

What contingency plans are in place to prevent lead time delays should one of your workers contract the coronavirus?

Competition

How do you attract new clients and retain existing ones?

For large companies: How do you remain competitive given the emergence of smaller players into the market?

For small companies: How do you compete given the reputations of large, established service providers?

How does your firm maintain a competitive edge?

Tell me about recent fluctuations in demand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. What measures in place to handle fluctuations?

Geographic Coverage

For what markets do you primarily provide services?

Does your company provide services on a national level or on a local level?

Do you partner with any other contractors that may be able to offer services in other regions?

What makes your location more strategic than your competitors'?

Experience

Why did the last two clients you lost cancel their contracts with you? Who are they using now? Would you permit us to call one of them?

How long have you provided services such as this to your longest tenured client? Who are your five largest clients?

Do you have case studies or client testimonials detailing the services performed? Can we speak to or visit a current client about their experiences?

Tell me about similar projects you have worked on in the past. What challenges did you face and how did you overcome them?

Value-Added Services

What value-added services do you provide? How does the inclusion of value-added services impact pricing?

Do you offer discounts for bundled services, and if so, what are the terms?

Do you give a competitive discount if I switch from another provider to your company?

How do you maintain your operational efficiency when offering more than just your core services?

How have your value-added services affected the level of competition you face from other competitors, such as consulting firms? How do you differentiate your offerings?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should estimate or specify their total budget for building site preparation services.

Buyers should identify their preferred payment method and schedule.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate the proposed method and project plan presented by potential vendors.

Buyers should assess the company and staff experience of prospective suppliers.

Buyers should give preference to suppliers that offer competitive service prices.

For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should identify the final date for proposal submissions and the final date for questions.

Buyers must specify the date that all proposal documents need to be submitted for award consideration.

Buyers should indicate when award information will be communicated to potential vendors.

Buyers should list any other key benchmark dates, such as contract start and completion dates.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

During the three years to 2021, the supply chain for building site preparation services has had a moderate level of risk overall. Heavy construction equipment rental firms are key suppliers for building site preparation service firms because suppliers lease operating equipment to keep operating expenditures low. Fortunately, heavy construction equipment... Subscribe to learn more.

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