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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Noise Control Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

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How much should I pay for Noise Control Services?

What is the average price of Noise Control Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Noise Control Services. 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 Noise Control Services 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 Noise Control Services 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 Noise Control Services?

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 Noise Control Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

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Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The top four providers of noise control services account for a combined market share of less than 30.0%, indicating a low level of market share concentration. There are over 60,000 providers of noise control services in the United States, and most providers are small companies and nonemployers that operate on... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Experience and Expertise

How long have you provided these products to your longest-tenured client?

What qualifications does your staff have and what measures do you take to keep those qualifications up to date?

What industry do you most commonly supply this product for?

To what extent will ordering multiple products from your firm allow me to save on costs?

What is your repeat business rate for businesses in my industry and how does that compare to your overall rates?

Supply Chain Risk

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to raw input materials? How has that changed?

Has the availability of raw materials tightened due to the coronavirus outbreak?

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to labor?

How have fluctuations in input prices affected the prices of your products during the past three years?

How do you mitigate sudden price increases in raw materials?

When input prices rise, how much of the cost is absorbed by you and how much is passed onto buyers?

How, if at all, has your supply chain been affected by import tariffs levied in 2018?

Regulation

How do you manage regulatory change? Do you have regulation advisers or methods to track regulation?

How have changing regulations influenced your pricing now and how will the changes affect prices over the life our proposed agreement?

What ongoing training procedures do you provide for your staff?

Have you ever been found to be noncompliant with regulatory frameworks?

Amid widespread health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to your clients and employees? Do you offer clients any flexible exceptions, such as contract suspensions?

Accuracy

Can you describe your noise survey review process? What checks and balances are in place to verify the veracity of your noise monitoring?

How familiar are you with projects like mine or with sites like this? Can you give me an example of a similar project you have worked on?

How do you ensure quality tools and materials? How frequently do they malfunction?

How involved will your senior staff be on this project? Will the project manager review the noise survey, and, if so, in what degree of detail?

Compatibility

What other services do you provide in house that you think may be of use to this company or this project?

Can you offer a sample timeline? How will this integrate with my project timeline?

What are the other special skills and abilities of the team working on this noise control project?

Could you refer me to another firm with whom you work for supplemental services I may need? Will these firms provide a discount as a result of your referral?

Customer Service

Will your organization be able to anticipate my needs for modified or new services?

How frequently will you provide progress reports?

Is project management included in your service contracts?

Have you had any major complaints from customers? How have you dealt with past issues?

How has your level of supply chain risk has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Timeliness

What guarantees do you provide for meeting agreed-upon deadlines?

Have you experienced any issues in the past that have made you unable to fulfill project deadlines or have caused you to breach a contract?

What precautionary measures do you take in cases where meeting a deadline might be problematic?

What additional resources are you able to allocate to the project if it begins to fall behind?

Do you foresee a delay in project completion times as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic?

Value-Added Services

Do you provide any value-added services? If so, what other services do you offer?

How will including value-added services impact pricing?

Do you offer discounts for bundled services, and if so, what are the terms?

What partnerships do you have? How do your clients benefit from these relationships?

Staff Turnover

What are the various stages of your hiring process?

What specialized skills do you require your employees to possess?

How do you recruit and retain senior staff? Can I see any records you have that show prior training and certifications available for all members of the company?

What is the average tenure of your employees? Do you have trouble with turnover? How does that affect service delivery?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Municipal buyers should disclose from which part of their budget (or fund) service payments will be made.

All buyers should suggest the best method of billing.

All buyers should determine whether payments will be made after an audit.

All buyers should note under which circumstances payment will be withheld or under what circumstances payment dates will be altered.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should look for suppliers capable of providing the range of services within their area of coverage.

Buyers should look for suppliers with a comprehensive list and description of all equipment and machinery.

Buyers should look at suppliers’ experience with regard to servicing areas, cities or businesses that are similar in size.

Buyers should look for suppliers with flexible schedules.

Buyers should look for suppliers with clearly defined pricing instructions.

Project Schedule

Buyers need to include a proposal duration suggesting when vendors are required to submit their proposals.

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

Buyers should include any benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers should take into account.

Buyers should include the duration of the service contract.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Supply chain risk associated with noise control services has been moderate during the past three years. Noise control service providers rely on complex computer software and specialized equipment to measure and interpret acoustic data from buildings, structures, industrial machines and the environment. Although mergers and acquisitions in the computer and... Subscribe to learn more.

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