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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Environmental Planning Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Environmental Planning Services?

What is the average price of Environmental Planning Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Environmental Planning 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 Environmental Planning 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 Environmental Planning 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 Environmental Planning 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 Environmental Planning 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 ?

In 2020, ProcurementIQ estimates that there are more than 11,000 environmental planning service suppliers in the United States. Collectively, the top four suppliers account for less than 30.0% of the market, indicating a low level of market share concentration. Suppliers do not require large facilities or expensive industrial equipment to... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Accuracy & Thoroughness

How many of your assessments and reviews have required several drafts before completion?

What checks and balances are in place to ensure that my site and/or project have received a thorough evaluation? What senior level staff looks over these reports?

What actions do you take to correct and compensate for any mistakes made throughout the project?

How available is your staff to talk through project progress to ensure requirements are being met?

Related Services

What other services do you provide in-house that you think may be of use to me?

Do you offer any discounts for bundling services?

Should my site require remediation, could you provide it?

Do you have any strategic partnerships with companies supplying related services? Will these firms provide a discount as a result of your referral?

Staff Turnover

What is your staff turnover rate?

Of the team you are proposing for this project, how long has each member been working for the company?

What sets your company apart as a workplace? In other words, what attracts and retains valuable employees to your company?

What ongoing training do you provide your workers?

Can you give me an example from the past when a key staff member on a project left your company, and what the team did to maintain the work flow and meet deadlines?

Do you have contingency plans in place to mitigate risk to clients and employees as a means to prevent a delay in project lead times?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Municipal buyers should disclose from which part of their budget (or fund) service payments will be made.

All buyers should suggest the best method of billing.

All buyers should determine whether payments will be made after an audit.

All buyers should note under what circumstances payment will be withheld or under what circumstances payment dates will be altered.

All buyers should specify their total budget for the project.

Selection Criteria

All buyers should look for suppliers servicing their area that are capable of providing the range of services desired.

All buyers should look for suppliers with experience providing relevant services within their state, neighboring cities or for similar businesses.

All buyers should look for suppliers with flexible schedules.

All buyers should look for suppliers with clearly defined pricing instructions.

Project Schedule

All buyers need to include a proposal duration suggesting when vendors are required to submit their proposal.

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

All buyers should include any benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers will need to be aware of.

All buyers should include the duration of the service contract.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Environmental planning service providers have faced some risk of input price shocks or discontinuity of services during the three years to 2020. Labor is suppliers' primary input, and vendors have a relatively high level of control over labor costs because staff sizes can be scaled up or down in line... Subscribe to learn more.