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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Hazardous Material Decontamination Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Hazardous Material Decontamination Services?

What is the average price of Hazardous Material Decontamination Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Hazardous Material Decontamination 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 Hazardous Material Decontamination 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 Hazardous Material Decontamination 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 Hazardous Material Decontamination 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 Hazardous Material Decontamination 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 ?

As of 2020, the market for hazardous material decontamination services is composed of more than 4,000 operators and is considered highly fragmented. The top four vendors account for less than 20.0% of total market revenue. In the three years to 2020, the number of market suppliers has grown in response... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Employee Qualifications

Do you provide ongoing training or development for your employees? Are your technicians certified?

Do you primarily handle related projects in-house, or do you outsource the work? How many subcontractors to do you hire compared to salaried employees?

What are the various stages of your hiring process? What specialized skills do you require in your employees?

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


In the past, have you had challenges with costs beyond what was budgeted in your contract?

What cost-saving measures do you employ at your firm?

Who is in charge of maintaining the budget on projects? Is it someone on the key team, or an outside eye?

What contingencies are built into your budget?

What percentage of your supply chain is vulnerable to shipping disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic?

Value-Added Services

Do you provide any value-added services? If so, what other services do you offer?

How will including value-added services impact pricing?

Do you offer discounts for bundled services. If so, what are the terms?

How do you maintain your operational efficiency when offering more than just your core services?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should describe their desired pricing model (e.g. per foot, upon completion of terms).

Buyers should define payment schedules.

Buyers should request a detailed cost breakdown for each type of service that will be provided.

Buyers should clearly indicate the terms for travel compensation.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on the viability of their submitted work plan, personnel qualifications and past work experience.

Buyers should request references from current and former clients.

Buyers should also evaluate suppliers based on cost.

For other selection criteria, 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 should outline the due date for proposals submissions.

Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when bid awards will be posted.

Buyers should list the expected start date once a supplier is chosen.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The overall supply chain risk for hazardous material decontamination service operators is moderate. Various chemicals are used in hazardous material decontamination services, such as bleach, ammonia, hydrogen peroxide and baking soda. Consequently, suppliers are vulnerable to changes in the prices of these cleaning compounds. Fortunately for market suppliers, there are... Subscribe to learn more.