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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Mailing Software
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Mailing Software?

What is the average price of Mailing Software?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Mailing Software. 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 Mailing Software 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 Mailing Software 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 Mailing Software?

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 Mailing Software 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 Mailing Software?

Market share concentration among mailing software vendors is low, with the top four suppliers accounting for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. There are an estimated 400 suppliers in the mailing software market as of 2018. Low barriers to entry, rising sales and increasing demand are responsible for the... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Integration

Which programs and platforms is your mailing software compatible with?

What steps does your company take in assisting the integration process?

Has the integration process ever compromised a buyer's IT infrastructure in any way? If so, how was that handled?

Are there any additional costs to downloading and installing your mailing software?

Customer Support

Do clients have a dedicated account manager, or do they call a general support line?

How many clients does each account manager look after?

What systems/software do you use to manage accounts?

Do you offer 24/7 customer account/technical support?

How can customer service representatives be reached? What is the typical response time for each of these methods?

Do you have response-time benchmarks for following up with/problem solving for a client?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Mailing Software RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should specify their budgets for mailing software and related services.

Buyers should state the payment schedule (e.g. in one lump sum up front upon award of the contract or in installments spread over the contract period).

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate the experience of the mailing software provider based on client references and testimonials.

Buyers should make sure the vendor’s mailing software meets their needs.

Buyers should evaluate providers based on the estimated costs of the mailing software.

For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers need to include the proposal due date and award information date.

Buyers should include any other relevant benchmarks that providers need to be aware of (e.g. the latest date the software should be deployed).

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Mailing Software supply chain?

Overall supply chain risk for mailing software is low, meaning most upstream suppliers and downstream buyers present little risk to the supply chain. Although the Trump administration has imposed tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of imported goods, ProcurementIQ projects that these taxes will not significantly affect upstream suppliers in... Subscribe to learn more.

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