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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Concrete Installation Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Concrete Installation Services?

What is the average price of Concrete Installation Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Concrete Installation 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 Concrete Installation 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 Concrete Installation 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 Concrete Installation 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 Concrete Installation Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

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Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The concrete installation service market has a low level of market share concentration, with the top four suppliers accounting for less than 7.0% of total market revenue. There are about 56,900 suppliers in the United States, the majority of which operate at a local or regional level. Most companies operate... 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?


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?

Relevant Experience

What procedures have you implemented to establish adequate knowledge of the latest technological developments or market changes?

Can you tell me about a time when a customer was dissatisfied? What did you do to improve the situation?

In what ways have you stayed updated with modern technical developments of concrete installation?

How often have you engaged with companies from my industry?

Market Competition

How do you maintain a competitive advantage in your business?

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

In which market segments do you typically operate, and are you exposed to any one particular market?

Is there anything you provide that your competitors cannot?

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

Buyer Satisfaction

Have you had any major complaints from past customers associated with service quality? How have you dealt with those issues?

What are your standard service procedures in the event that services do not meet buyer requirements?

What communication methods have you established to ensure buyer satisfaction during the span of the installation period?

If a customer needs assistance with issues that arise after installation, how available are you to help?

Quality Inspection

Do you have samples of your product available? How recently were these samples made?

Do you have any previous projects we could inspect?

What methods do you use to fix concrete imperfections?

How do you replace defective installations? How fast is the turnaround?

Work Routine

What are your daily hours of operation? Do you work continuously until project completion?

Will you be working on multiple projects during the period of installation?

How are you planning on organizing this project in terms of milestones?

How often can I expect progress reports?

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?

Value-Added Services

What other products or services do you supply that pertain to my business?

What advantages will I gain from procuring multiple goods and services from you?

If I were to switch from my current provider, can you provide me with a discount incentive?

Are you planning to offer any other related goods in the future?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should include as much information about the total scope of the project as possible.

Buyers should include information about the payment schedule (e.g. if it is incremental or done at the completion of the project).

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

Selection Criteria

Buyers should specify what measures of quality they will be using to select a supplier. For example, these measures can be reputation, credentials of staff, customer service and depth of the technical plan submitted.

Buyers should choose a supplier based on the price estimate given.

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

Project Schedule

Buyers should include a deadline for proposal submittals and when the contract will be awarded.

Buyers should include a timeline of the project, including walkthroughs and installation. If buyers require concrete installation to occur during off hours, this information should be included.

Buyers should include any other benchmark dates that are relevant to the project.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain for concrete installation services has a high level of risk. Suppliers rely mainly on purchases of concrete products to provide services. The steady prices generally maintained by concrete manufacturers contribute to stable market prices. While cement manufacturers typically face minimal risk due to constant demand for their... Subscribe to learn more.