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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Concrete Pumping 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 Pumping Services?

What is the average price of Concrete Pumping Services?

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

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Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

ProcurementIQ estimates that there are over 23,500 companies offering concrete pumping services in the United States in 2020, with the top four players accounting for less than 20.0% of the total market. Although the concrete pumping service market has a number of vertically integrated operators, such as Cemex and CRH... 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?

Customer Support

If you encounter issues or your client is not satisfied, what steps do you take to address the issue(s)?

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

What is your process for dealing with customer problems and complaints? Do you have an escalation process?

To what extent will your services interfere with my daily operations?


Why did the last two clients you lost cancel their contracts with you? Who are they using now? Would you permit us to call one of them?

What is your renewal or repeat business rate for clients in my industry, and how does that compare with your overall rates?

Do you have case studies or client testimonials detailing the services performed? May I speak to or visit a current client to ask about their experiences?

Tell me about similar projects you have worked on in the past. What challenges did you face, and how did you overcome them?

Service Performance

What checks and balances are in place to ensure that my project has received a thorough evaluation?

Who normally identifies errors when they occur?

How do you balance quick turnaround times while maintaining maximum possible accuracy?

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

How has adapting to the coronavirus impacted your ability to perform services in a timely manner?


How do you attract new clients and retain existing clients?

As a large company, how do you compete with the emergence of smaller players in the market?

As a small company, how do you compete with the reputation of large, established service providers?

How does your firm maintain a competitive edge?


Have you ever had challenges with costs beyond what was budgeted in your contract? What changes have you made as a result of those experiences?

What cost-saving measures do you employ at your firm?

Who is in charge of maintaining the budget on projects? Is it someone on the key team or an outside eye?

What contingencies are built into your budget, and how frequently are those contingencies used?

What percentage of your supply chain is vulnerable to coronavirus-related market dynamics?

Tell me about your financial strength. Will hindered demand impact your ability to fulfill the service contract?

Value-Added Services

How will including value-added services impact pricing?

Do you offer discounts for bundled services? If so, what are the terms?

What partnerships do you have? How do your clients benefit from these relationships?

Do you give a competitive discount if I switch from another provider to your company?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should suggest the best method of billing.

Buyers should determine whether payments will be made after an audit.

Buyers should note under which circumstances payment will be withheld or under what circumstance payment dates will be altered.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should look for suppliers capable of providing the range of support services required.

Buyers should look at suppliers’ experience with regard to serving organizations that are similar in size to the buyer's.

Buyers should look for suppliers with flexible schedules.

Buyers should look for suppliers with clearly defined pricing instructions.

Project Schedule

Buyers need to include information about submission deadlines and should state when the award will be announced.

Buyers should include any benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers should take into account.

Buyers should include the duration of the service contract.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain risk associated with concrete pumping services is moderate and has been rising during the three years to 2020. Market suppliers are sensitive to fluctuations in the prices of critical items necessary for operations, such as cement and fuel. Of the upstream suppliers, fuel dealers contribute the highest... Subscribe to learn more.