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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Bulk Earth Transportation Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Bulk Earth Transportation Services?

What is the average price of Bulk Earth Transportation Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Bulk Earth Transportation 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 Bulk Earth Transportation 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 Bulk Earth Transportation 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 Bulk Earth Transportation 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 Bulk Earth Transportation 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 ?

Market share concentration is low, with the top four suppliers generating less than 10.0% of revenue. In total, about 3,480 suppliers serve this market, most of which operate locally and employ fewer than five people. The bulk earth transportation market is highly fragmented with many local operators because services are... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Size & Composition of Truck Fleet

What types of dump trucks comprise your fleet?

How many of each type do you have and what are their capacities?

Will you face problems with availability for any of these truck types during the term of my contract?

What truck types do you recommend for my project and how will these trucks speed up construction and lower costs?


How many years of experience will the staff members that work at my site possess?

What is the average tenure of your employees?

What training programs do your employees complete and what certifications do they earn?

What is the position of my point-of-contact person at your company?

How much access will I have to senior staff members?


What is your on-time completion rate for projects such as this one?

What conditions or problems could lengthen the duration of this project, and what is your plan for dealing with them if they arise?

What steps will you take to complete my project, and how much time will each step take?

Are you willing to place a maximum value on this contract to reduce my risk of a cost overrun?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should explicitly state the amount of the contract award.

Buyers should explain whether they expect to pay for services after each shipment or at some other point during the life of the contract.

Buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to determine how much they should pay for each shipment.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate the experience of the moving team that will be transporting the goods.

Buyers should make sure the provider offers appropriate types of shipment materials.

Buyers should evaluate providers based on the estimated costs of the bulk earth transportation services they are offering.

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

Project Schedule

Buyers need to include the date when proposals are due and when award information will be made available.

Buyers should provide the timelines for their shipments.

Buyers should also include any other benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers will need to be aware of.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Supply chain risk is moderate for bulk earth trucking services. Suppliers' most important purchases (trucks and fuel) come from vendors that are considered moderately risky. The dump truck manufacturing market is highly concentrated and comprised of suppliers that, on average, have a high risk of bankruptcy. Truck manufacturers' upstream parts... Subscribe to learn more.