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How much should I pay for Painting Services?
What is the average price of Painting Services?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Painting 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 Painting 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 Painting 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 Painting 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 Painting Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase Painting Services?
The market for painting services boasts more than 300,000 contractors in 2018 and is considered highly fragmented. The top four vendors account for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. In the three years to 2018, the number of market suppliers has been growing in response to a booming construction... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
What is your on-time delivery rate?
How often do you experience problems with the timeliness of services?
What is your average turnaround time for projects of this size?
How accurate are your time estimates for projects? What is your record for meeting deadlines?
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? If so, what are the terms?
To what degree are you responsible for the required local, state and federal permits as well as approvals from homeowner's associations and other agencies?
Are you a part of a larger contractor group? If so, how has this affected your profit margins?
As a member of a large contractor group, can I bundle services for a cheaper price?
Can you provide me with any other related services? If not, can you recommend a company to provide those services?
Will any subcontractors be hired to work on our project?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my Painting Services RFP include?
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 what circumstances payment will be withheld or payment dates will be altered.
All buyers should look at suppliers’ experience with regard to servicing businesses that are similar in size.
All buyers should look for suppliers with flexible schedules.
All buyers should look for suppliers with clearly defined pricing instructions.
For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
All buyers need to include the date proposals are due and when the award will be announced.
All buyers should include any benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers should take into account.
All buyers should include the duration of the service contract.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the Painting Services supply chain?
The supply chain for painting services displays a moderate level of risk on average. The market’s primary upstream suppliers are paint wholesalers and tool and hardware wholesalers. Paint and coating products are key input materials for painting service contractors. Paint wholesalers carry moderate risk due to highly volatile petroleum prices.... Subscribe to learn more.