Learn about actual and potential costs
How much should I pay for Once-Through Steam Generators?
What is the average price of Once-Through Steam Generators?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Once-Through Steam Generators. 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 Once-Through Steam Generators 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 Once-Through Steam Generators 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 Once-Through Steam Generators?
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 Once-Through Steam Generators with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase Once-Through Steam Generators?
Market share concentration among the estimated 269 OTSG manufacturers is moderate, with the top four suppliers accounting for just under 50.0% of total market revenue. Although large-scale manufacturers account for about half of market revenue, the remainder of the market is composed of small and midsized vendors, thereby giving buyers... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
Service, Maintenance & Warranties
Do you offer maintenance and repair services? If not, can the service be included at an additional cost?
What is the anticipated useful life of your product? Are there any instances or circumstances that would significantly reduce its useful life?
Do you stock a wide selection of replacement parts?
What do your warranties cover?
Product Lines & Incentives
What additional products or services do you offer separate from the purchase of this equipment?
What type of discounts do you offer for specific types or brands?
Are there any incentives for repeat customers?
What promotional deals exist for bulk buyers?
Who are your most important suppliers? How long have you been in business with them?
How often do you evaluate your supply chain's prices to ensure they are still competitive?
How have rising input costs affected your pricing?
What steps do you take to limit exposure to any one supplier or customer?
What is your breakdown of revenue by market?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my Once-Through Steam Generators RFP include?
Buyers should explicitly state the amount of the award.
Buyers should explain the schedule with which payments will be made.
For assistance in ascertaining a reasonable price and price range for OTSGs, buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report.
Buyers should look for suppliers that have been in business for a long time and have direct experience providing the kind OTSGs they are seeking.
Buyers should ask for a list of references from current and former customers.
Buyers should give preference to local suppliers to reduce costs related to transportation. Also, using a local supplier will simplify communication.
For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when award information results will be provided.
Buyers need to provide due dates for any ongoing maintenance work.
Buyers should provide general expectations with regard to response time and customer service.
Buyers should list the expected start and finish dates once a prospective supplier is chosen.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the Once-Through Steam Generators supply chain?
OTSG suppliers have a moderate level of risk, primarily from the price of steel, which has exhibited major price fluctuations during the past three years. Steel accounts for about one-quarter of the average supplier’s revenue, which puts buyers at risk when such a large input is a source of unpredictability.... Subscribe to learn more.