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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Infrared Cameras Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Infrared Cameras?

What is the average price of Infrared Cameras?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Infrared Cameras. 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 Infrared Cameras 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 Infrared Cameras 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 Infrared Cameras?

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 Infrared Cameras 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 Infrared Cameras?

The infrared camera market is characterized by a medium level of market share concentration, with the top four players accounting for about 40.0% to 45.0% of total market revenue. There are about 160 suppliers of infrared cameras operating in the United States in 2018. However, this number is projected to... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Customer Satisfaction

Do you have any long-term clients we can speak to as professional references? Can you describe their relationship with your company?

What is the average length of a customer relationship for your company?

How do I get in touch if there is an issue with our contract?

How do clients typically review your performance?

Additional Product Offerings

Are there any other goods and services you supply that pertain to my business?

What advantages are afforded if I choose to bundle infrared cameras with other related products you sell?

Does my price change if I buy from one location versus another?

If I choose to bundle goods, how will my shipping options change?

Product Reliability

What is the average lifespan of your infrared cameras?

How often are defective products reported?

If a faulty camera is delivered, how quickly will I receive a replacement? Who pays for the shipping cost?

Do installers check to ensure that products are fully functional during installation?

Customer Service

How are customer service inquiries handled?

What is your response time in the event of a product malfunction?

Do you employ a staff of repairmen?

Do you have any records of a time when a client's product was broken and you responded promptly?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Infrared Cameras RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should include a cost proposal for their infrared cameras order.

Buyers should break down the budget by cost per unit and list out a budget for warranty, repair, maintenance and delivery costs.

For help creating a total cost proposal, buyers can reference the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should select a vendor that meets the minimum technical specifications while staying under the budget presented in the RFP.

Buyers should select a vendor that has a track record of reliability as evidenced in their client references.

Buyers should select a vendor with strong financial health so they can be sure the vendor will remain operating throughout the duration of the contract.

Buyers should provide a clear criteria consisting of key quality, pricing and other important factors to evaluate vendor submissions. For help creating selection criteria, buyers can reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should list out all relevant deadlines in the RFP process.

Buyers should list ranges of dates for delivery.

Buyers should include deadlines for delivery, repair and maintenance services.

If making recurring orders, buyers should list the frequency of those purchases.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Infrared Cameras supply chain?

The supply chain for infrared cameras carries a low level of risk. This market’s supply chain risk is primarily associated with upstream suppliers of key inputs such as semiconductors, circuit boards, plastic materials and wiring. Although suppliers require some specialized components like infrared detectors, advanced production techniques have made electrical... Subscribe to learn more.

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