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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Pest Control Services Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Pest Control Services?

What is the average price of Pest Control Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Pest Control 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 Pest Control 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 Pest Control 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 Pest Control 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 Pest Control Services 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 Pest Control Services?

While ProcurementIQ estimates that there are more than 24,900 suppliers in the market, market share concentration among pest control service suppliers is low, with the top four suppliers in the market accounting for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. The majority of these suppliers are small to midsize companies... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Location

How do you account for unexpected shifts in weather in your region?

If the weather is volatile, do you have the resources to adjust?

How do you evaluate fluctuations that occur in pest behavior throughout the year? What about in this particular region?

What key areas do you serve? How close do you have to be to these regions to provide timely service?

Value-Added Services

Do you offer services beyond pest control? If so, what kind?

Do you offer package services that include pest control? If so, what options do I have?

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

How will including value-added services impact pricing?

Alternatives

Why pay higher prices for your services if it is possible to apply products bought at local stores? What types of pests can be addressed without a professional vendor?

Are you addressing the needs of buyers that prefer eco-friendly or more humane treatments? How?

How diverse are your means of treating pests? Do you use tools beyond pesticides, such as monitor devices, sanitation techniques, lures or nonchemical products?

What actions can a buyer take to help facilitate the pest treatment and reduce the likelihood of future infestations?

Competition

How many of your clients are repeat customers? Do you have any customer testimonials for reference?

How do your services differ from similar-sized competitors'? How do you acquire and retain business?

With many vendors offering free estimates for service, do you provide other incentives to attract clients besides price?

Are you looking to expand your service offerings or focus on a few specialties? How will this influence your selection of service plans?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Pest Control Services RFP include?

Project Budget

Municipal buyers should disclose from which part of their budget (or fund) service payments will be made.

Buyers should suggest billing methods based on their preferences.

Buyers should note under which circumstances payment will be withheld or under what circumstance payment dates will be altered.

Selection Criteria

All buyers should look for suppliers capable of providing the range of services within their area of coverage.

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.

Project Schedule

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 Pest Control Services supply chain?

Availability and pricing risk for pest control services is medium along the supply chain. Pest control vendors rely on a variety of inputs from pesticide manufacturers, property leasing firms, car dealerships and tool wholesalers. Market suppliers have not faced high price volatility for inputs in the past three years, but... Subscribe to learn more.

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