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How much should I pay for Light Bulbs & Tubes?
What is the average price of Light Bulbs & Tubes?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Light Bulbs & Tubes. 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 Light Bulbs & Tubes 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 Light Bulbs & Tubes 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 Light Bulbs & Tubes?
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 Light Bulbs & Tubes with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase Light Bulbs & Tubes?
Market share concentration in this market is high. Out of the 2,608 suppliers, the top four vendors (General Electric, Osram, Philips and Cree) represent more than 50.0% of market revenue. Market share concentration has been on the rise in the three years to 2018 as a consequence of merger and... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
How far back do you have direct control over your supply chain?
How has the banning of many energy-inefficient bulbs affected your supply chain and sourcing?
Have you experienced shortages of light bulbs and tubes during the past three years? What caused the shortages?
Do you handle direct distribution to final users? Do you have thresholds on order quantities to deliver directly?
Related Goods & Services
Do you offer special deals regarding light bulbs and tubes and fixtures?
Does lead time increase when purchasing any combination of related goods?
Do you offer installation and setup services for our purchase?
What are your most popular related goods and services?
What related goods and services can help us further reduce energy consumption?
Have you had solvency issues with suppliers during the past two years?
What is the main threat to your firm? Why?
Has your company been weakened financially by the change in regulation over energy efficiency?
How frequently do you invest in your production capacity both qualitatively and quantitatively?
How have your sales progressed during the past three years?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my Light Bulbs & Tubes 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 light bulbs and tubes, 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 light bulbs and tubes they desire.
Buyers should ask for a list of references from current and former customers.
Buyers should consider the peripheral goods, services and staff costs that the supplier is including in the proposed price.
For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
Buyers should state the due date for questions and proposals.
Buyers should state the date that the bid will be finalized and when suppliers will be contacted.
Buyers should advise when then delivery of goods will be made.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the Light Bulbs & Tubes supply chain?
Supply chain risk for light bulb and tube manufacturers is moderate, and stems largely from metal inputs such as copper and aluminum. Aluminum and copper are globally traded commodities, and as such, their prices are subject to volatility stemming from global supply and demand fluctuations, exchange rates and other factors.... Subscribe to learn more.