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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Oversize-Load Trucking Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

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How much should I pay for Oversize-Load Trucking Services?

What is the average price of Oversize-Load Trucking Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Oversize-Load Trucking 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 Oversize-Load Trucking 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 Oversize-Load Trucking 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 Oversize-Load Trucking 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 Oversize-Load Trucking Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

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Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The US market for oversize-load trucking services is made up of about 3,780 suppliers. Most of these suppliers are small, generating less than $100 million in revenue respectively. Of the 3,780, the top four suppliers generate less than 30.0% of total market revenue, indicating low market share concentration. The... 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?


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?


How long have you provided oversize-load trucking services?

How long has your longest-tenured client been with you?

Do you have case studies or client testimonials detailing the services performed?

Tell me about similar transportation projects you have worked on in the past. What challenges did you face and how did you overcome them?

On average, how many years of experience does your staff have in this field?

What share of your business stems from shipping goods similar to mine?

Customer Support

What are your standard customer service procedures in the event of a delayed or damaged shipment?

How do you evaluate customer satisfaction and how frequently? Is this made available to clients?

How have you changed your service in response to customer complaints and suggestions?

If you encounter issues or your client is not satisfied, what steps do you take to address the problems?

How has your customer support process changed amdist the current pandemic and economic recession?


How do you attract new clients and retain existing clients?

How do you balance quick shipping times with maintaining maximum quality?

How do you compete with the reputation of large, established service providers?

Do you give a competitive discount if I switch from another provider to your company?


How do you recruit and retain staff?

What has your turnover rate been in the past 12 and 24 months? How does your firm mitigate the risks of employee turnover?

What is the position of my point-of-contact person at your company?

Are training records available detailing training and appropriate competency levels for staff?

Are you employees taking any additional measures to promote public safety amidst health concerns regarding the coronavirus?


Who are your top five clients and how long have they been your clients?

Have you had any major complaints from past clients?

Do you have clients that are willing to provide references on your behalf? If so, how can I get in contact with them?

What is your reputation like among customers and peers, and how have you developed it?

Additional Services

What additional services can you provide that are relevant to moving my oversize load?

How will the efficiency of your transport services be improved by contracting your firm for additional services?

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

How do you maintain your operational efficiency when offering more than just your core services?

Size & Composition of Equipment Fleet

What types of truck tractors and trailers comprise your fleet?

How many of each type do you have and what are their capacities?

What loading and unloading equipment will you use for my load?

Will you face problems with equipment availability during the term of my contract?

What truck and trailer types do you recommend for my project and how will these products speed up transportation and reduce costs?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should include the total value of the contract, if it is available.

Buyers should state any expectations they have regarding additional costs, such as fees for permits.

Buyers should state their preferences regarding payment, including frequency and method.

Buyers should consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to ensure that they are paying a competitive price for services.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate vendors based on their experience.

Buyers should consider the infrastructure that providers have in place.

Buyers should take providers’ records for timeliness and safety into account.

Buyers should evaluate vendors based on the additional services they offer.

Buyers can reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report for more details about selection criteria.

Project Schedule

Buyers should indicate when proposals are due.

Buyers should include any preferences for contract lengths.

Buyers should indicate when vendors will be notified about contract awards.

Buyers should list critical pickup and delivery dates for their shipments.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain for oversize-load trucking services has been moderately risky in the three years to 2020. Due to this moderate risk, providers have a heightened chance of encountering supply chain disruptions that could potentially increase their expenses, making them less willing to negotiate with buyers on the price of... Subscribe to learn more.