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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Laminated Papers
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Laminated Papers?

What is the average price of Laminated Papers?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Laminated Papers. 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 Laminated Papers 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 Laminated Papers 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 Laminated Papers?

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 Laminated Papers 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 ?

The laminated paper market exhibits a low level of market share concentration. There are about 1,700 suppliers currently operating in the market, with the top four companies accounting for less than 30.0% of total revenue in 2020. New businesses are able to enter the market by obtaining small or moderate... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Supplier Costs

Do you have agreements with suppliers establishing caps to control for volatile input prices?

How diversified is your supplier base to ensure continuity and reduce your supply chain risk?

What steps do you take to limit exposure from any one supplier?

What steps have you taken to ensure that your suppliers are operating efficiently and at the lowest possible cost?

Transportation Infrastructure

What agreements, if any, do you have with third-party logistics companies to ensure timely and efficient product delivery?

What is your delivery schedule?

Can buyers in supply agreements develop custom delivery schedules?

Have you had any prior issues transporting your goods? If so, how have you dealt with them?

What is your lead time for one-off volume purchases and supply agreements?

Buyer Satisfaction

What quality-control procedures do you implement?

Have you had any major complaints from past customers associated with product quality or delivery, and how have you dealt with their issues?

What are your standard service procedures in the event of products that do not meet buyer requirements?

What communication methods have you established to ensure buyer satisfaction over the span of the product life cycle?

How available are you in case customers need assistance with particular issues that might arise?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should include a budget proposal that takes into account all additional costs beyond price of the laminated papers.

Buyers should check with vendors for discounts based on bundling or large-volume orders.

Buyers should break down the total budget by price per sheet of laminated paper.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should select a vendor that is able to meet the buyer's quality standards and budget constraints presented in the RFP.

Buyers should select a vendor with strong references from previous clients.

Buyers should select a vendor that will be financially stable for the duration of the contract.

Project Schedule

Buyers should list all the key dates in the RFP process, including the date when bids will be announced.

Buyers should clearly note the beginning and end dates of the contract.

Buyers should include a payment schedule and verify the method of payment.

If entering a long-term agreement, buyers should provide the terms for early contract termination.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain for laminated paper products poses a medium level of risk of upstream supply shortages and price spikes. Fluctuations in input prices destabilize laminated paper prices. Suppliers typically manage these risks through long-term contracts with upstream suppliers. Laminated paper manufacturers source their inputs from paper and paperboard mills... Subscribe to learn more.