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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Drug & Alcohol Screening Services Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Drug & Alcohol Screening Services?

What is the average price of Drug & Alcohol Screening Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Drug & Alcohol Screening 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 Drug & Alcohol Screening 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 Drug & Alcohol Screening 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 Drug & Alcohol Screening 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 Drug & Alcohol Screening 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 Drug & Alcohol Screening Services?

The drug and alcohol screening services market exhibits a low level of market share concentration, with the top four suppliers accounting for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. ProcurementIQ estimates that there are more than 1,100 companies providing workplace testing services. Even though there are a few multinational integrated... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Competition

What are the benefits of working with your company compared with other suppliers?

What kind of warranties can you provide for the integrity of the work?

What is your reputation like among customers and how have you developed it?

How do you attract and retain clients?

What incentives do you offer to long-standing clients?

What clients have you worked with in the past that have had similar project needs to mine? Can you provide a portfolio of these projects?

Privacy

What measures do you undertake to ensure the confidentiality of participant information?

What practices do you use to prevent unauthorized access to and disclosure or breach of participant information?

Can you provide a disaster and recovery plan in case of any catastrophic event?

Can you provide detailed, written operational procedures to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations?

Subcontractors

Does your firm have the capacity to handle our requirements?

Will any subcontractors be hired to work on our project?

If subcontractors are used, what specialties do they have?

What needs are your subcontractors fulfilling (for example, capacity or specialization purposes)?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Drug & Alcohol Screening Services RFP include?

Project Budget

If one exists, buyers should specify their budget for the services and related products and services they desire. Buyers should also provide information about any budgetary constraints

Buyers should inquire about the cost of individual tests (e.g. drug and breath alcohol tests).

Buyers should inquire about the cost of after-hours and emergency testing.

Buyers should inquire about travel compensation (e.g. mileage fees and travel expenses).

Buyers can reference the Benchmark Price, Pricing Model and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report for assistance in creating a budget.

Selection Criteria

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on the extent to which potential vendors can fulfill the buyer’s project requirements and expectations.

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on their technical qualifications and experience.

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on their cost proposals.

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

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline the timeline, tentative schedule and process for the RFP and project.

Buyers need to include the date when proposals are due and when the award will be announced.

Buyers should outline the terms of the contract and cancelation policy.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Drug & Alcohol Screening Services supply chain?

The supply chain for drug and alcohol screening services presents a low risk of disruption or sudden price spikes. Although service providers are subject to various macroeconomic conditions that can impact their operating costs, they are not highly dependent on critical inputs that could significantly impact the supply chain. Service... Subscribe to learn more.

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