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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Personal Paper Products Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Personal Paper Products?

What is the average price of Personal Paper Products?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Personal Paper Products. 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 Personal Paper Products 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 Personal Paper Products 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 Personal Paper Products?

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 Personal Paper Products 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 Personal Paper Products?

Market share concentration among suppliers of personal paper products is high, with the top four firms collectively earning about 80.0% of market revenue in 2019. This market is dominated by several major manufacturers that benefit greatly from established market positions and high brand loyalty. Among the top vendors are Koch... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Market Competition

How do you win and retain business?

How has competition from imported products impacted your business?

How long have you operated in the market for personal paper products?

How do your personal paper products differ from those of your competitors?

Supply Chain

How do price fluctuations in your key inputs impact buyers of your products?

How has the increased price of wood pulp affected pricing of your products in recent years?

Do you have contracts with multiple suppliers for raw materials or finished personal paper products?

Have you experienced supply shortages in your key inputs in the past year? If so, how did this affect your clients?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Personal Paper Products RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should detail how suppliers should break down any costs associated with procuring personal paper products.

Buyers should define a payment schedule.

Buyers should state how often pricing can be adjusted.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate suppliers on whether they price competitively.

Buyers should give priority to suppliers that are flexible with contract terms and conditions.

Buyers should request references from current and former clients.

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

Project Schedule

Buyers should disclose the RFP's issue date.

Buyers should disclose the due date for any questions or clarifications from suppliers.

Buyers should disclose when they will answer any questions or clarifications.

Buyers should disclose the date of the award announcement.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Personal Paper Products supply chain?

Supply chain risk for personal paper product suppliers is medium. Both wood pulp mills and paper mills have struggled due to faltering demand from key buyers, such as magazine and newspaper publishers. These vendors have been able to somewhat steady themselves financially, however, due to growing demand for their products... Subscribe to learn more.

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