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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Motion Detectors Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Motion Detectors?

What is the average price of Motion Detectors?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Motion Detectors. 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 Motion Detectors 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 Motion Detectors 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 Motion Detectors?

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 Motion Detectors 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 Motion Detectors?

Concentration in the motion detector market is moderate, with the top four firms accounting for about 43.5% of market revenue. ProcurementIQ estimates that there 6,044 motion detector suppliers. These companies include large international manufacturers, small regional manufacturers and a variety of distributors and retailers. In the three years to 2017,... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Related Goods

What related goods may I connect the motion detector to? How well will they work together?

What discounts do you offer for purchasing related goods from you rather than from another supplier?

How easily may I change what device the motion detector is set up to?

Can I reinstall a motion detector in a different area or transfer a motion detector from one device to another?

Supplier Experience

As new product standards and certifications are issued, how have your products changed?

What markets and business sizes do you typically supply motion detectors to?

What training do the motion detector installers have? How experienced are they?

How do you handle workers who are negligent while installing motion detectors? If they destroy property or equipment, how am I reimbursed and who pays for and conducts repairs?

Location & Freight Costs

What difficulties will you encounter in shipping the product to me if I am not located in the same region as you or your warehouse?

Will my entire order of motion detectors and any related goods be shipped together? Do you wait until all products are in stock prior to shipment?

How do you determine your freight costs?

What motion detectors or related goods are commonly out of stock or take longer to deliver?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Motion Detectors RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should include as much information as possible about the total scope of the project. If buyers require an exact number of motion detectors, this should be specified here.

Buyers should include information about the payment schedule (i.e. if it is incremental or done at the completion of the project).

Buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to determine how much they should pay for motion detectors.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should specify what measures of quality they will be using to select a supplier. These measures can include reputation, credentials of staff, customer service and depth of the technical plan submitted.

Buyers should also choose a supplier based on the price estimate given.

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

Project Schedule

Buyers should include a deadline for proposal submissions and when the contract will be awarded.

Buyers should include a timeline of the project, including walkthroughs, delivery and potential installation.

Buyers should include any other benchmark dates that are relevant to the project.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Motion Detectors supply chain?

The supply chain for motion detectors poses a medium risk to buyers and their ability to negotiate. First and second tier suppliers are subject to changes in political, economic and weather conditions that are often outside the supplier’s control, contributing to a moderate level of risk. Nevertheless, the majority of... Subscribe to learn more.

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