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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Landscape Maintenance Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Landscape Maintenance?

What is the average price of Landscape Maintenance?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Landscape Maintenance. 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 Landscape Maintenance 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 Landscape Maintenance 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 Landscape Maintenance?

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 Landscape Maintenance 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 Landscape Maintenance?

The market for landscape maintenance services currently consists of more than 520,000 suppliers and is considered highly fragmented. The top four vendors in the market account for less than 30.0% of total market revenue, indicating low market share concentration. The market’s barriers to entry are low because formal training or... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Value-Added Services

What value-added services do you provide? How will including value-added services impact pricing?

Do you offer discounts for bundled services? What are the terms?

What partnerships do you have? How do your clients benefit from these relationships?

Do you give a competitive discount if I switch from another service provider to your company?

How do you maintain your operational efficiency when offering more than just your core services?

Timeliness

How often do you experience problems with timeliness?

How accurate are your time estimates for projects?

How have your processes changed to improve project completion times?

What checks and balances are in place to assure that work is done on time without sacrificing quality?

Is there a project manager responsible for maintaining the timeline and budget for this project? Will we have access to this person?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Landscape Maintenance RFP include?

Project Budget

Municipal buyers should disclose from which part of their budget (or fund) service payments will be made.

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 which circumstances payment will be withheld or under what circumstance payment dates will be altered.

Selection Criteria

All buyers should look for suppliers capable of providing the range of services within their area of coverage.

All buyers should look for suppliers with a comprehensive list and description of all landscaping equipment and machinery.

All buyers should look at suppliers’ experience with regard to servicing areas, cities or businesses that are similar in size.

All buyers should look for suppliers with flexible schedules.

All buyers should look for suppliers with clearly defined pricing instructions.

Project Schedule

All buyers need to include a proposal duration suggesting when vendors are required to submit their proposals.

All buyers need to include the date proposals are due and when the award will be announced.

All buyers should include any benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers should take into account.

All buyers should include the duration of the service contract.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Landscape Maintenance supply chain?

The supply chain for landscape maintenance services presents a moderate risk of disruption or sudden price spikes. Suppliers source a significant amount of their inputs from wholesalers of lawn and garden equipment and lawn care chemicals. In the three years to 2019, the risk generated from these wholesalers has been... Subscribe to learn more.

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