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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Circular Saws
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Circular Saws?

What is the average price of Circular Saws?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Circular Saws. 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 Circular Saws 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 Circular Saws 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 Circular Saws?

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 Circular Saws 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 circular saws has a moderate level of concentration. According to ProcurementIQ estimates, the top four suppliers account for between 30.0% and 50.0% of market revenue. Currently, the largest players include Stanley Black and Decker, Hitachi, Techtronic Industries and Bosch. Market share concentration has remained steady in 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

Do you have quality control benchmarks that you report to clients? How do you measure quality?

What types of technical issues have you experienced with these circular saws?

What is the return policy and process?

What measures have you been undertaking to improve your product safety in the past three years?

Related Goods

Do you offer any complementary products or services with the purchase of this equipment? If so, what are they?

What additional products or services do you offer besides circular saws?

What type of discounts do you offer for specific types or brands of saws?

Are there any incentives for repeat customers?

What promotional deals exist for bulk buyers?

Inventory Control

Where are your manufacturing facilities located? What about your warehouses? What product or service does each location provide?

Is your entire supply chain and reordering process electronic?

How is the equipment protected from damage during storage and delivery?

How much product do you currently have in stock? How long would it take you to get a product that is not in stock?

Service & Maintenance

What customer assistance channels are available?

What is the average cost of maintenance?

What preventative measures should I take to avoid mistakes that result in costly repairs?

What is the warranty on the equipment and its accessories? What is the cost for an extended warranty or insurance?

What is the typical turnaround time for repairs and services based on the distance from the buyer?

Do you have a buy-back program? If so, what are the terms of the program?

Competition

How diversified is your product portfolio?

How do you stay competitive in the market?

How do you win and retain business?

What is your reputation like among customers and how have you developed it?

Supply Chain Risk

From where do you source your raw materials?

Have you recently experienced supply chain disruptions that resulted in insufficient supplies of circular saws?

How do you manage risk in your supply chain?

How frequently do you reevaluate list prices in relation to fluctuations in input costs?

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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 when and how many payments will be made.

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

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate the experience of the supplier.

Buyers should make sure the provider offers appropriate types of circular saws with the appropriate specifications and durability.

Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on the estimated costs of the units 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 available.

Buyers should 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?

The supply chain risk for circular saws is moderate. Although the risk of supply disruptions is negligible, key upstream inputs like steel and other metals are subject to frequent and volatile price swings due to their commoditized nature. The volatility of input costs forces suppliers to limit their flexibility on... Subscribe to learn more.

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