Learn about actual and potential costs
How much should I pay for Modems?
What is the average price of Modems?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Modems. 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 Modems 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 Modems 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 Modems?
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 Modems with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase Modems?
The modem market is composed of about 20,300 suppliers. Despite the large number of vendors, there is a high level of market share concentration, with the top four vendors generating about 79.6% of the market’s total revenue in 2018. Prior to 2013, the market’s top three vendors (Arris, Cisco and... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
How does your product differ from your competitors'?
What does your company do to maintain market share?
Has your company gained or lost market share over the past year?
Why does your typical customer choose you over your competitors?
Additional Products & Services
What additional functionality do you offer in your modems?
Do you offer discounts to buyers purchasing other products with modems?
What advantages will I gain by buying all telecommunication equipment from your company?
What sets of products do your customers typically purchase together?
Can you provide a list of your distribution facilities' locations, domestically and internationally?
What are your shipping rates to my facilities? Do shipping rates vary if I need products shipped to more than one location?
Do you allow clients to use their own shipping, transportation or delivery methods?
How do you ensure timely and accurate shipping?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my Modems RFP include?
Buyers should specify the total budget for the modems.
Buyers should include details about per-unit spending expectations and limitations.
Buyers should request detailed information about shipping and handling costs.
Buyers should look for providers capable of providing modems that meet the specifications outlined in the RFP.
Buyers should give priority to suppliers that can meet the budget requirements in the RFP.
Buyers should try to choose vendors that are located nearby to reduce shipping costs and times.
For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
Buyers should include the date when proposals are due and when the award will be announced.
Buyers should indicate the date by which the modems must arrive on site.
Buyers should indicate how they want the modems to be packaged and shipped.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the Modems supply chain?
Modem manufacturers have a low level of supply chain risk. The most crucial component of a modem is the circuit board; aside from that, a modem is made up of a case, which is typically plastic, and a power cable. The main components (circuit boards, plastic and wire) are widely... Subscribe to learn more.