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How much should I pay for Intercom Systems?
What is the average price of Intercom Systems?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Intercom Systems. 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 Intercom Systems 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 Intercom Systems 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 Intercom Systems?
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 Intercom Systems with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase Intercom Systems?
Market share concentration in the intercom systems market is low, with the top four suppliers accounting for about 15.0% of total revenue in 2018. There are more than 400 intercom system suppliers in the market, with numerous small and midsize companies competing for business. Market share concentration has been increasing... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
Repair Services & Product Support
What are the expected costs for ongoing maintenance?
What is the average turnaround time after a service call has been made?
Is the intercom system repaired on site, or is it uninstalled from the facility and repaired at an outside location?
What is the best way to care for the intercom system?
What type of customer support do you provide after business hours?
How much will it cost to have a technician come to my site?
Certifications, Recognitions & Qualifications
What type of certifications do your products have? When did the intercom systems last receive certifications?
What types of recognition, if any, have you received and when?
Has your company ever won the Deming Prize, awarded to companies for major advancements in quality improvement?
How much experience do your technicians have installing intercom systems or providing repair services?
How long have you been selling intercom systems?
Warranties & Returns
If I am not satisfied with the intercom system, how many days do I have to return the product in order to receive a full refund?
How much are the return fees and shipping costs for returning the intercom system?
May I purchase an extended warranty? Do I need to purchase the extended warranty within a certain time frame?
What service repairs and part replacements are not covered under the warranty?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my Intercom Systems RFP include?
Buyers should provide an overall budget for their intercom system purchase.
Buyers should negotiate prices on delivery, maintenance and installation services.
For help creating a total budget, buyers can reference the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report.
Buyers should select a vendor that is able to meet their quality standards while staying under the proposed budget.
Buyers should select a vendor that has strong references from past clients and stable financial footing.
Buyers should select a vendor that has exhibited a high degree of reliability operating in this market.
For help creating a selection criteria, buyers can reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
Buyers should provide all bidders with a schedule of key dates in the RFP process.
Buyers should list all dates involved in the delivery and installation process after the bid award is announced.
Buyers should announce recurring dates for maintenance after purchase.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the Intercom Systems supply chain?
The supply chain for intercom systems presents a medium level of risk. First and second tier suppliers are able to steadily provide the majority of materials that intercom system manufacturers require. However, unexpected economic-, political- or climate-related events can negatively impact an intercom system supplier’s ability to access the materials... Subscribe to learn more.