Learn about actual and potential costs
How much should I pay for Detergent?
What is the average price of Detergent?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Detergent. 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 Detergent 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 Detergent 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 Detergent?
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 Detergent with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase Detergent?
Although detergent manufacturers include large companies (such as Procter & Gamble, Ecolab, SC Johnson and the Clorox Company), the market displays a low level of market share concentration, wherein the top four firms account for less than 20.0% of market revenue. Detergent products are part of a multibillion-dollar market, and... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
What percentage of your detergent product line is imported?
How does the quality of your imported detergent products match up against domestically produced products?
Do you have any imported detergent products that would suit my needs?
Would using an imported detergent raise or lower my total cost of ownership?
Complementary Products & Services
What complementary products do you offer?
What types of incentives are available if I source a range of cleaning products from you?
How does the quality of your complementary products match up against your competitors? What about prices?
How do you manage to specialize in detergents yet still offer complementary products?
Company Experience & Financial Stability
How long have you been in the business of manufacturing, wholesaling or retailing detergent?
Is your firm insured or bonded?
Are you now or have ever been involved in a merger, acquisition or other divestment? How did this impact your business?
May I evaluate your balance sheet?
What is the credit score of your business?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my Detergent RFP include?
Buyers should inform suppliers that all pricing information must be submitted in the format stated within the RFP.
Buyers should set a maximum value for the contract but inform suppliers that competitive prices will be viewed favorably.
Buyers should explain how price changes are going to be handled throughout the length of the contract.
Buyers should prioritize suppliers that have proven success.
Buyers should prioritize suppliers with products that most closely match their desired specifications.
Buyers should prioritize suppliers that follow the instructions of the RFP.
For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
Buyers should inform suppliers of the RFP's issue date.
Buyers should inform suppliers of the proposal due date.
Buyers should inform suppliers of when they intend to announce the contract.
Buyers should inform suppliers of any site visits or mandatory meetings.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the Detergent supply chain?
Detergent suppliers are exposed to a moderate level of supply chain risk, which is primarily associated with the availability and prices of key inputs, such as petrochemical and oleochemical feedstocks. Upstream providers of these inputs are dependent on raw materials that fluctuate in price in line with environmental conditions and... Subscribe to learn more.