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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Industrial Welded Carbon Steel Pipes Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Industrial Welded Carbon Steel Pipes?

What is the average price of Industrial Welded Carbon Steel Pipes?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Industrial Welded Carbon Steel Pipes. 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 Welded Carbon Steel Pipes 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 Welded Carbon Steel Pipes 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 Welded Carbon Steel Pipes?

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 Welded Carbon Steel Pipes 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 Industrial Welded Carbon Steel Pipes?

The industrial welded carbon steel pipe market has a low level of market share concentration in 2018, with the top four suppliers holding less than 30.0% of total market revenue. ProcurementIQ estimates that 270 firms operate in this market, few of which hold significant market share. As a result, competition... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Customer Service

What procedures do you use to deal with a dissatisfied customer?

How can I reach customer service representatives? What is the typical response time?

Have you had any major complaints from customers? How did you handle these issues?

What is your return and exchange policy?

Cost Containment

What percentage of your revenue during the past three years has been dedicated to raw materials?

What percentage of your revenue during the past three years has been dedicated to labor? Does this percentage fluctuate seasonally?

How do you mitigate sudden price increases in raw materials?

How have fluctuations in input prices been affecting the prices of your product during the past three years?


Do you partner with other suppliers to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery?

Do you allow clients to use their own shipping, transportation or delivery methods? If so, please provide logistics information (e.g., docking stations and specifics, pickup dates and times).

Where are your manufacturing facilities located? What about your warehouses?

What product or service does each location provide?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Industrial Welded Carbon Steel Pipes RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should explicitly state the amount of the contract award.

Buyers should explain when and how many payments will be made.

Buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to determine about how much they should pay for each industrial welded carbon steel pipe.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate the experience of the supplier.

Buyers should make sure the provider offers the appropriate types of pipe with the appropriate specifications and durability.

Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on the estimated costs of the units they are offering.

For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers need to include the date proposals are due and when award information will be available.

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

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Industrial Welded Carbon Steel Pipes supply chain?

Supply chain risk for industrial welded carbon steel pipe suppliers has been moderate during the past three years. This level of risk somewhat hinders buyer due to the potential for supply disruption. The market’s primary suppliers, iron and steel manufacturers, have demonstrated elevated risk levels due to their dependence on... Subscribe to learn more.