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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Mobility Scooters Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Mobility Scooters?

What is the average price of Mobility Scooters?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Mobility Scooters. 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 Mobility Scooters 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 Mobility Scooters 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 Mobility Scooters?

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 Mobility Scooters 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 Mobility Scooters?

The mobility scooters market exhibits a low level of market share concentration, with the top four players comprising less than 30.0% of total market revenue. ProcurementIQ estimates that there are 2,100 companies that offer mobility scooters across the United States. Invacare, Drive Medical (part of Medical Depot) and Sunrise Medical... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Production Costs

How does the volatility of raw material prices affect the prices that buyers pay?

Do you source raw materials from multiple sources? What measures do you take to ensure continual supply of raw materials? Do you use any sole-sourced raw materials?

How do you achieve efficiency in your operations (e.g. by maximizing fuel efficiency in service delivery)?

Do you offer ongoing staff training and development? If so, what are the costs of this training?

Cost Savings

Do you offer any discounts for specific types or brands of mobility scooters?

How does the contract term length influence the price? Do you offer any volume discounts?

Do you offer any customer rebates? If so, do you apply any performance requirements in relation to product value or market share?

Do you have any agreements with GPOs or IDNs?

Do you have relationships with major manufacturers and ready access to product parts, as well favorable pricing rates?

Market Trends

Have you experienced an uptick in demand for your mobility scooters in recent years as a result of the expanding aging senior population?

What steps are you taking to meet the escalating demand for mobility scooters in the foreseeable future?

How closely do you monitor trends regarding private health insurance and Medicare and Medicaid funding?

How do you monitor demographic trends that can impact demand for mobility scooters and related products?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Mobility Scooters RFP include?

Project Budget

If one exists, buyers should specify their budget for the desired mobility scooters and related products and services.

Vendors should provide detailed pricing information, including bulk and bundled discounts.

Buyers should request detailed information about shipping and handling fees.

Buyers can reference the Benchmark Price and Total Cost of Ownership sections of this report for assistance in creating a budget.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should select a vendor that provides a detailed technical proposal which addresses all aspects of the RFP.

Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on their experience and qualifications, such as previous work on similar projects or relevant certifications.

Buyers will evaluate prospective vendors based on the range of mobility scooters they offer. Strong preference will be given to vendors that provide a wide variety of mobility scooters and other related medical supplies as well as additional services, such as repair and maintenance services.

Buyers will evaluate vendors based on product quality. Buyers can use product durability, ease of use and customer support as potential benchmarks in evaluating mobility scooters from different suppliers.

Buyers will evaluate potential vendors based on their adherence to relevant federal, state and local regulations.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline the schedule and process for the RFP and project.

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

Buyers should outline the length and terms of the contract as well as cancellation policy terms.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Mobility Scooters supply chain?

There is a moderate level of risk associated with the supply chain for mobility scooters, which has mixed implications for buyers. Although supply chain risks create fluctuations in operating costs for suppliers that are then factored into final product prices, it is unlikely that these risks will destabilize the overall... Subscribe to learn more.

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