Learn about actual and potential costs
How much should I pay for Glazing Services?
What is the average price of Glazing Services?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Glazing 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 Glazing 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 Glazing 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 Glazing 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 Glazing Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase Glazing Services?
The top four vendors of glazing installation and construction services include Enclos Corporation, Harmon Inc., Benson Industries Inc. and W&W Glass LLC. Together, these vendors account for less than 10.0% of total market share in 2018, indicating a low level of concentration. Although the top glazing vendors are diversified contracting... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
Are there any steps we can take to lower the price, such as buying materials ourselves?
What is the payment schedule? How are surprise expenses and changed orders factored into the payment schedule?
What can we do to ensure that the final price does not increase?
Does your location in relation to the project affect price?
How have the growing costs of insurance, materials, fuel and other expenses altered your pricing?
How many collective years of experience does your staff have in this field? How does that measure up to the market average?
Who will be present during face-to-face meetings, versus doing or overseeing the fieldwork?
What specific projects have you worked on in the past that are similar to this one?
What types of structures do you have the most experience providing services for?
Do you anticipate any difficulties in addressing emergency requests?
Do you perform on-site visits with potential buyers?
Is the typical turnaround time for your services affected by distance from the project?
Do you add a fuel surcharge?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my Glazing Services RFP include?
Buyers should explicitly outline their budget for glazing services.
Buyers should detail their preferred payment method and schedule.
Buyers should reference the Total Cost of Ownership and Benchmark Price sections of this report for additional information on pricing considerations.
Buyers should evaluate vendors on the breadth of services and types of glasswork they can provide.
Buyers should assess the relevant experience and qualifications of all prospective vendors.
Buyers should prefer a vendor capable of offering competitive prices.
For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard of this report.
Buyers should specify the last day that queries will be accepted.
Buyers must explicitly state the date and time that proposals must be submitted to be considered for award.
Buyers should indicate when bid award information will be communicated to vendors.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the Glazing Services supply chain?
Supply chain risk for glass and glazing contracting services is moderate. Glazing contractors purchase tools, hardware, glass panels and other building materials such as aluminum used in many curtain walls, doors and glass facades. The price of exterior glazing systems and other products is subject to price fluctuations due to... Subscribe to learn more.