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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Combination Desk Chairs
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Combination Desk Chairs?

What is the average price of Combination Desk Chairs?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Combination Desk Chairs. 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 Combination Desk Chairs 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 Combination Desk Chairs 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 Combination Desk Chairs?

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 Combination Desk Chairs 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 an estimated 6,320 suppliers making up the combination desk chairs market. While large-scale manufacturers exist, such as Steelcase and HNI, the majority of the market is composed of small and midsize manufacturers and wholesalers operating on a local and regional level. In the past... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Financial Health

What is your company's sales history for the past five years?

How likely are you to be bought out or merged with another company over the next five years?

How much of your revenue comes from your five largest customers? How would the loss of a large customer impact your profitability?

Has your company ever been at risk of bankruptcy?

Are you currently facing litigation or the threat of litigation in the future?

Are you experiencing fluctuations in demand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak? What measures are you taking to handle increased or reduced demand?

Experience & Expertise

How long have you been in business?

What similar clients have you served and when did you serve them?

Can you provide a list of references with contact information?

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

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

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

If one exists, buyers should specify their budget for the furniture contract.

Buyers should define payment schedules.

Buyers can reference the Benchmark Price section of this report for assistance in creating a budget.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on the viability of their submitted work plan, their facility locations and their financial and supply chain stability.

Buyers should request references from current and former clients.

Buyers should also evaluate suppliers based on cost.

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

Project Schedule

Buyers should specify the date by which proposals must be submitted.

Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when bid awards will be posted.

Buyers should outline the length and terms of the contract and cancellation policy, if necessary.

Buyers should include the date by which the units must be delivered.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Combination desk chairs have a moderate level of supply chain risk, the majority of which stems from suppliers' reliance on raw materials with volatile prices, including steel, wood and plastic. These and other input materials are commoditized goods traded on the world market. Thus, they are subject to variations in... Subscribe to learn more.