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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Industrial Building & Warehouse Construction
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Industrial Building & Warehouse Construction?

What is the average price of Industrial Building & Warehouse Construction?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Industrial Building & Warehouse Construction. 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 Industrial Building & Warehouse Construction 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 Industrial Building & Warehouse Construction 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 Industrial Building & Warehouse Construction?

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 Industrial Building & Warehouse Construction with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

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Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The industrial building and warehouse construction market has a low level of concentration. More than 2,900 suppliers operate nationally, the four largest of which account for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. Large contracting companies, such as Bechtel and Fluor, account for a sizable share of market revenue because... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Cash Flow Management

What is your current backlog value?

If your company is a specialist or niche business with only a few projects underway, how do you manage cash flows to ensure each project is completed within budget and on time?

If your company is a large firm with many projects underway, how do you ensure cash flows are not spread too thin?

Have you ever had cash flow issues in the past? What steps did you take to resolve those issues and ensure your projects met budgets and time deadlines?

How has your financial strength changed during the coronavirus pandemic and shelter-in-place orders?


What standards do you use to measure quality throughout a project?

If your company provides a broad mix of services, how do you ensure the same quality of work as a company that specializes in a particular field of construction?

If your company is a specialist company that provides niche services, how do you manage to keep prices comparable to nonspecialists?

Have you ever delivered a project that did not meet the quality standard of the buyer? If so, how did you rectify the situation?

Supplier Relationships

What criteria do you use to determine good material input suppliers?

Do you have a sufficient number of input suppliers for each major input?

How would you describe your relationships with your suppliers?

Have you had any problems with orders in the past few years? If so, how have you worked with the supplier to correct the issues?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

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 should include a proposal duration suggesting when vendors are required to submit their proposal.

All buyers should include the date when proposals are due and state 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.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The risk of input cost shocks or service continuity issues is moderate in the industrial building and warehouse construction market. The medium level of risk primarily stems from material inputs, such as concrete and lumber, because these products' pricing and availability are closely tied to volatile commodity markets. However, suppliers'... Subscribe to learn more.