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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Conveyor Systems
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Conveyor Systems?

What is the average price of Conveyor Systems?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Conveyor Systems. 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 Conveyor Systems 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 Conveyor Systems 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 Conveyor Systems?

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 Conveyor Systems 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 in the conveyor system market is low and has remained steady during the past three years, with the top four suppliers accounting for less than 30.0% of market revenue. In 2020, there are an estimated 880 suppliers of conveyor systems in the United States, including manufacturers, wholesalers... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Lead Time

What is the margin of error for your production and installation time estimates?

What do you do to prevent disruptions in clients' operations during installation?

How long is your average lead time for such a system?

How much importance does location have regarding lead time?


How often is it necessary to purchase replacement parts from you?

How much training is needed to maintain and operate your conveyor systems?

What variations in equipment can be used to reduce maintenance costs?

What factors increase maintenance costs?


What software do you recommend to track and manage our conveyor and logistical systems?

Can your system make use of existing infrastructure, such as automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS), palletizers and other equipment without extensive modifications?

Do your systems differ depending on systems already in place?

What is the longest part of integrating a conveyor system for our business?


What attachments to conveyor systems are the most popular?

Do any of your attachments reduce maintenance requirements and diminish the potential for downtime? Which attachments?

What is your most advanced product?

Do you manufacture conveyors with length requirements given by the buyer or are length and width predetermined?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should explicitly outline their budget for conveyor systems.

Buyers should describe their preferred payment method.

Buyers should reference the Total Cost of Ownership and Benchmark Price sections of this report for additional information on pricing considerations.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate vendors on their level of experience and the quality of references provided.

Buyers should prefer vendors that offer competitive prices and extensive maintenance services.

Buyers should carefully consider the length of schedule a prospective supplier requires to execute an order.

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

Project Schedule

Buyers should specify the deadline for proposal submission.

Buyers should explicitly state the date when award information will be communicated to prospective suppliers.

Buyers should indicate the date that conveyor systems will need to be delivered and installed.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Supply chain risk is moderate in the conveyor system market, which somewhat hampers buyer power. Risk is moderate to high among upstream suppliers due to high volatility in raw materials. First and second tier suppliers provide the raw materials needed to produce machinery for conveyor system manufacturers. Among second tier... Subscribe to learn more.