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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Degreasers
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Degreasers?

What is the average price of Degreasers?

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

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 Degreasers 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 Degreasers?

Degreaser providers are part of a multibillion-dollar market, and no supplier commands a significant share of total market revenue. There are more than 1,200 degreaser suppliers servicing the domestic market. Although degreaser suppliers include large manufacturers, such as the Dow Inc., Ecolab and the Clorox Company, the top four suppliers... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Vendor Financial Risk

Has your company ever been at risk of bankruptcy?

How much of your revenue comes from your five largest customers? What impact on your profitability would there be if you lost a big customer?

Have you had to increase your marketing expenditure to effectively compete in the market? If so, what has that done to your profitability?

How does your company stay profitable during economic downturns?

Customer Service

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

How many clients does each account manager look after?

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 a client regarding issues?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Degreasers RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should state the contract value amount.

Buyers should state the terms of the contract offered, including payment terms and the possibility of extension.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should make price a primary concern, particularly if they are seeking generic types of degreasers that do not vary across suppliers.

Buyers should consider the breadth of products offered by a supplier.

Buyers should assess the quality of suppliers’ degreasers.

Buyers should evaluate the timeliness of a supplier, particularly if recurring orders will be frequent.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline all important RFP dates, including when bids are due, when samples will be needed, when interviews will occur and when the contract award will be announced.

Buyers should state the date on which the first delivery should arrive.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Degreasers supply chain?

Supply chain risk for degreasers is moderate. Chemical product manufacturers are the primary upstream suppliers in this market because degreaser producers are highly dependent on a constant supply of chemicals. The cost of these chemicals makes up a significant portion of degreaser manufacturers' overall revenue, so changes in chemical prices... Subscribe to learn more.

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