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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Consumer Credit Reporting Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

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How much should I pay for Consumer Credit Reporting Services?

What is the average price of Consumer Credit Reporting Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Consumer Credit Reporting 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 Consumer Credit Reporting 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 Consumer Credit Reporting 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 Consumer Credit Reporting 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 Consumer Credit Reporting Services 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 ?

Among the estimated 200 consumer credit reporting service providers, the top four players account for just more than an estimated 60.0% of total market revenue, thus signaling a high level of concentration. In the three years to 2020, the number of suppliers has been falling as operators have consolidated, thereby... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Internal Costs

Profit margins are generally high in this market. How does this affect service flexibility and pricing?

What cost controls do you have in place regarding aggregating and processing your database information?

How has technology been changing your delivery platforms over the past three years? What new developments are being considered for the near future?

What background expertise do you seek in your employees? Has this changed with the greater automation of services?

Quality & Compliance

How have you developed your scoring models to ensure your data meets quality standards?

What security measures are in place for consumer protection? Do you use any authentication technology?

Have there been any issues concerning unauthorized access to reports in the past? How were these issues resolved?

How often do errors in credit reports come up? How much does this firm spend on correcting errors annually?

What actions has your company taken in response to the coronavirus pandemic and work from home mandates to ensure quality credit reporting? What differentiates your credit reporting service from the other market leaders?


What steps have you been taking to boost your market reputation over the past three years?

What does your firm offer that other consumer credit reporting suppliers do not?

Do you offer services that are scalable depending on the needs of the buyer? How do you ensure service flexibility?

Do you have any existing data-sharing agreements with other vendors or organizations? How does this influence pricing?

Amid 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?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should state the budget they have allocated for the services being rendered.

Buyers should state the terms of payment, specifying if it is a one-time payment or a recurring subscription.

For help creating a total budget, buyers can reference the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate the expertise of a supplier and the sophistication of the methodology to obtain consumer credit data.

Buyers should take into consideration the responsiveness of a supplier and their ability to address buyers' concerns.

Buyers should assess the level of technology used by a supplier, particularly as it relates to data security.

Buyers should consider the market reputation of a supplier.

Buyers can refer to the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report for help creating selection criteria.

Project Schedule

Buyers should list the key dates in the RFP process, including when bids are due and when bid awards will be announced.

Buyers should list the starting and ending dates of the contract.

Buyers should include any other benchmark dates that vendors need to be aware of.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Supply chain risk in the consumer credit reporting services market is low. The necessary inputs for acquiring, maintaining and distributing credit data are accessible around the country and are not difficult to obtain, thereby reducing the likelihood of disruptions in the supply chain. Vendors source a variety of goods... Subscribe to learn more.