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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Oil Spill Cleanup Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Oil Spill Cleanup Services?

What is the average price of Oil Spill Cleanup Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Oil Spill Cleanup 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 Oil Spill Cleanup 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 Oil Spill Cleanup 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 Oil Spill Cleanup 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 Oil Spill Cleanup Services 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 ?

Market share concentration for oil spill cleanup services is low, with the top four players accounting for less than 25.0% of the US market. There are more than 1,500 companies offering oil spill cleanup services in the United States. The large number of service providers boosts buyer power by making... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?


Have you had challenges with costs beyond what was budgeted in your contract in the past? How have you learned from those experiences?

What cost-saving measures do you employ at your firm?

Who is in charge of maintaining the budget on projects? Is it someone on the key team or an outside eye?

What contingencies are built into your budget?

Key Relationships

What relationships do you have with key partnerships? How do these relationships benefit your company?

What relationships do you have with key clients? How do these relationships benefit your company?

What does your company do to establish and maintain links with sector operators?

How do you adjust your operations in times of high demand? What about low demand?


How do you stay informed about ongoing regulatory changes?

How have you adjusted to any regulations in the market? Have additional compliance costs been passed down to buyers?

Do you have any pending litigation, notices of violations, complaints or suspensions against your company? If so, how have you responded to such filings?

Can you guarantee that you will take care of all the necessary licensing and permits, as well as approvals and certifications from applicable associations and agencies?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should describe their desired pricing model (e.g. daily, hourly, upon completion of terms).

Buyers should define payment schedules.

Buyers should request a detailed cost breakdown for each type of service that will be provided.

Buyers should clearly indicate the terms for travel compensation.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on the viability of their submitted work plan, personnel qualifications and past work experience.

Buyers should request references from current and former clients.

Buyers should also evaluate suppliers based on price.

For other selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should outline the timeline, tentative schedule and process for the RFP and project.

Buyers should outline the due date for proposal submissions.

Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when bid awards will be posted.

Buyers should list the expected start date once a supplier is chosen.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain risk associated with oil spill cleanup services is medium. Fluctuations in the cost or availability of market providers' critical inputs could threaten their internal cost structures. In turn, service providers could pass increasing operating costs to buyers. The largest amount of risk in terms of potential price... Subscribe to learn more.