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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Graphic Display Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Graphic Display Services?

What is the average price of Graphic Display Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Graphic Display 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 Graphic Display 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 Graphic Display 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 Graphic Display 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 Graphic Display 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 ?

Among the estimated 7,000 providers of graphic display services in the US market, the top four operators account for less than 30.0% of total market revenue, signaling a low level of concentration. This market is mainly made up of single-location, owner-operated enterprises that provide services to a small geographic... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Experience and Expertise

How long have you provided these products to your longest-tenured client?

What qualifications does your staff have and what measures do you take to keep those qualifications up to date?

What industry do you most commonly supply this product for?

To what extent will ordering multiple products from your firm allow me to save on costs?

What is your repeat business rate for businesses in my industry and how does that compare to your overall rates?

Supply Chain Risk

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to raw input materials? How has that changed?

Has the availability of raw materials tightened due to the coronavirus outbreak?

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to labor?

How have fluctuations in input prices affected the prices of your products during the past three years?

How do you mitigate sudden price increases in raw materials?

When input prices rise, how much of the cost is absorbed by you and how much is passed onto buyers?

How, if at all, has your supply chain been affected by import tariffs levied in 2018?

Regulation

How do you manage regulatory change? Do you have regulation advisers or methods to track regulation?

How have changing regulations influenced your pricing now and how will the changes affect prices over the life our proposed agreement?

What ongoing training procedures do you provide for your staff?

Have you ever been found to be noncompliant with regulatory frameworks?

Amid widespread health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to your clients and employees? Do you offer clients any flexible exceptions, such as contract suspensions?

Experience

How long have you been in the graphic display services market?

What kind of training do your employees receive?

Do you specialize in graphic display services or offer a variety of products and services?

Do you typically provide custom or ready-made solutions?

How do you distinguish yourself from your competition?

Will you help design and build customized products?

COVID-19

Do you source materials with high exposure to market disruptions resulting from the coronavirus? How are you coping with these disruptions?

How diversified is your supplier base for inputs? Do you source from multiple suppliers in different global regions?

Amidst widespread health concerns, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to your clients and employees?

Do you offer clients any flexible exceptions, such as contract suspensions?

Are you experiencing fluctuations in demand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak? What measures are you taking to handle increased/reduced demand?

Supplier Size

To what size and type of buyer does your company typically supply graphic display solutions?

How experienced is your company with supplying the type and specifications of graphic display solutions I require?

Do you have experience with large orders?

Do you have multiple locations?

Can I purchase directly on your website?

Supply Chain Risk

From how many suppliers do you source materials?

How do you manage risk in your supply chain?

How often do you evaluate your supply chain's prices to ensure they are still competitive?

How has your production cost changed during the past three years?

How do input price fluctuations affect your clients?

What do you do to mitigate increases in production costs?

What are the criteria for picking the manufacturers or suppliers with whom you partner?

Quality of Materials

What types of wood do you use?

What type of glass do you offer? Plexiglas, acrylic or standard glass?

Are your glass solutions UV protected or anti-reflective?

What type of mat is used to ensure the integrity of graphic being displayed?

What materials do you recommend I use to meet my needs?

Customer Service

How do you evaluate customer satisfaction, and how frequently? Is this made available to clients?

Will you help me determine a design for my graphic display needs?

Do you provide free consultation?

Are your employees trained to help determine display solutions based on my needs?

What systems/software do you use to manage accounts?

What are some major complaints you have had from customers? How did you handle the issues?

What is your return and exchange policy?

Shipping & Distribution

What are your shipping rates to my facilities? Do shipping rates vary if I need products shipped to more than one location?

What is the most cost-effective shipping method?

What logistical systems do you have in place to manage outgoing shipments?

Have you had issues in the past year regarding late shipments?

What arrangements are made with external distribution companies to ensure timely delivery?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Vendors should provide a pricing schedule for their services.

Buyers should include their budget for the project, if relevant.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate vendors' ability to meet their service requirements.

Buyers should evaluate the experience of the vendor and related personnel.

Buyers should evaluate 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 include the date when proposals are due, as well as any other relevant dates (e.g. interviews) prior to the contract award.

Buyers should provide a timeline outlining the project's beginning and end.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Supply chain risks are low for the graphic display services market. Supply chain risks are unlikely to affect the supply of the main components or raw materials. First and second tier suppliers provide manufacturers with the raw materials needed to produce graphic display solutions. Of the second tier suppliers, gasoline... Subscribe to learn more.

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