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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Computer Displays
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Computer Displays?

What is the average price of Computer Displays?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Computer Displays. 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 Computer Displays 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 Computer Displays 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 Computer Displays?

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 Computer Displays 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 ?

Computer display vendors have a moderate level of market share concentration, with the four largest suppliers accounting for about 40.0% of total revenue. Overall, there are about 60 computer display manufacturers and 122,000 computer display retailers in the United States. HP Inc. and Dell are the largest US-based manufacturers of... 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?

Logistics

What are your shipping rates to my facilities? Do shipping rates vary if I need more than one computer display shipped to more than one location?

Where are your distribution facilities located domestically and internationally?

How do you ensure that shipments are delivered in a timely and accurate manner?

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

How would my location impact lead times for services and repairs?

COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Do you source materials with high exposure to market disruptions resulting from the coronavirus? How are you coping with these disruptions?

How diversified is your supplier base for inputs? Do you source from multiple suppliers in different global regions?

Amidst widespread health concerns, 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?

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

Competition

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

Do you offer any value-added products or services related to computer displays that your competitors do not?

How much money do you spend on marketing to stand out from the competition?

What proprietary inputs/processes do you use that differentiates you from competitors?

Supply Chain

In the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to raw input materials? How has that changed?

In the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to labor? Do labor costs fluctuate seasonally?

How have changes in input prices affected the prices of your product during the past three years?

How diversified is your supplier base for inputs?

Customer Service

Do you offer around-the-clock customer account and technical support?

How can customer service representatives be reached? What is the typical response time for each of these methods?

Do you have response-time benchmarks for following up with or solving problems for a client?

How do you evaluate customer satisfaction and how frequently? Is this made available to clients?

Do clients have a dedicated account manager or must they call a general support line?

Globalization

Has rising import penetration of computer displays adversely affected your operations? If so, how?

What incentive would I have in choosing your product over an imported product? What sets your product line apart from the product lines of your foreign competitors?

How has the fluctuating value of the US dollar affected your foreign customers?

As a foreign supplier, how has the value of the US dollar affected your prices?

Quality Control

How often do you experience defects with your computer displays? To what degree are in-process inspections and process controls carried out?

What is the typical inspection process for your products? What internal testing procedures do you use to ensure product quality?

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

Do you have an established quality control department? If so, how many staff members and what kinds of systems? If not, what systems do you use to ensure product quality?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should specify the total budget for the computer display(s) they wish to purchase.

Buyers should include details about per-unit spending expectations and limitations.

Buyers should request detailed information about shipping and handling costs.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should look for providers that can offer computer displays that meet the specifications outlined in the RFP.

Buyers should give preference to providers that can meet the budget requirements in the RFP.

Buyers should prioritize vendors that are located nearby to reduce shipping costs and times.

Buyers should look for providers that offer high-quality computer displays.

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.

Buyers should indicate the date by which the computer displays need to be delivered.

Buyers should indicate how they want the computer displays packaged and shipped.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain for computer displays has a moderate level of risk. Manufacturers face some risk of supply disruptions from the upstream vendors that provide them with the raw materials and components necessary to manufacture computer displays. However, computer display manufacturers also have several markets from which they can procure... Subscribe to learn more.

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