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How much should I pay for Parking Lot Maintenance & Repair?
What is the average price of Parking Lot Maintenance & Repair?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Parking Lot Maintenance & Repair. 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 Parking Lot Maintenance & Repair 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 Parking Lot Maintenance & Repair 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 Parking Lot Maintenance & Repair?
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 Parking Lot Maintenance & Repair with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase Parking Lot Maintenance & Repair?
The parking lot maintenance and repair market has a low level of market share concentration, with more than 195,000 companies currently providing these services to the US market in 2018. Suppliers are mostly small local operators with fewer than five employees, making it highly fragmented. Parking lots generally require maintenance... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
How accurate are your time estimates for projects? How many projects are staff members typically working on concurrently?
If I have multiple parking lots, do you have a large enough staff to provide maintenance services at all of my locations?
What checks and balances are in place to assure that the work is done on time without sacrificing quality?
What is your average turnaround time for projects of this size?
What incentives do you give your employees for meeting deadlines or completing work early?
What, if any, specialized skills do you require your employees to possess?
Are there records that show prior training and certifications available for all members of the company?
Are training records available detailing training and appropriate competency levels for staff carrying out special processes?
Do you provide ongoing training or development for your employees?
How long has each member of the team you are proposing for this project been working with you?
What additional services do you provide? How will these services impact the overall price?
Do you offer discounts for bundled services, and if so, what are the terms?
Do you give a competitive discount if I switch from another supplier to your company?
What other services do you provide in-house that you think may be of use to my company?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my Parking Lot Maintenance & Repair 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 which circumstances payment will be withheld or under what circumstance payment dates will be altered.
All buyers should look for suppliers capable of providing the range of services within their area of coverage.
All buyers should look for suppliers with a comprehensive list and description of all parking lot maintenance equipment and machinery.
All buyers should look at suppliers’ experience with regard to servicing areas, cities or 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.
All buyers need to include a proposal duration suggesting when vendors are required to submit their proposals.
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 Parking Lot Maintenance & Repair supply chain?
Supply chain risk has been moderate in the parking lot maintenance and repair service market during the past three years. Parking lot maintenance and repair service providers rely on relatively few inputs, primarily asphalt, concrete and various machines. The most important input for parking lot maintenance and repair services is... Subscribe to learn more.