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How much should I pay for Lead-Acid Batteries?
What is the average price of Lead-Acid Batteries?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Lead-Acid Batteries. 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 Lead-Acid Batteries 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 Lead-Acid Batteries 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 Lead-Acid Batteries?
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 Lead-Acid Batteries with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase Lead-Acid Batteries?
ProcurementIQ estimates that there are 1,700 suppliers of lead-acid batteries. Market share concentration is moderate with the top four vendors generating between 30.0% and 50.0% of market revenue. The total number of vendors has been increasing slowly in the three years to 2018, prompted by the growing prominence of online... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
What are the terms and conditions of the warranty?
Are there any instances or circumstances that will void the warranty that I should be aware of?
How long does the warranty last?
Can I purchase an extended warranty?
What additional products or services do you offer?
What type of discounts do you offer for specific types or brands?
Are there any incentives for repeat customers?
What promotional deals exist for bulk buyers?
What types of technical issues have you experienced with this battery?
Do you have an established quality control department? If so, how many staff members and what kinds of systems? If not, what systems do you use to ensure product quality?
How often do you experience defects with your products?
What measures have you been undertaking to improve your product safety in the past three years?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my Lead-Acid Batteries RFP include?
Buyers should explicitly state the amount for the award.
Buyers should explain their desired payment schedule.
For assistance in ascertaining a reasonable price and price range for lead-acid batteries, buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report.
Buyers should look for suppliers that have been in business for a long time and have direct experience providing the kind of batteries they are seeking.
Buyers should ask for a list of references from current and former customers.
Buyers should give preference to local suppliers because it will cut down on costs related to transportation, and using a local supplier will simplify communication.
For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when award information results will be provided.
Buyers should provide general expectations with regard to response time and customer service.
Buyers should list the expected delivery date once a prospective supplier is chosen.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the Lead-Acid Batteries supply chain?
Supply chain risk for lead-acid batteries is moderate. The manufacture of lead-acid batteries requires diverse raw material inputs, including lead, steel, acid, plastics and chemicals. As such, key first-tier suppliers include inorganic chemical manufacturers, plastic products miscellaneous manufacturers, nonferrous metal rolling and alloying companies, copper, zinc and lead refiners and... Subscribe to learn more.