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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Pipeline Integrity Management Services Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Pipeline Integrity Management Services?

What is the average price of Pipeline Integrity Management Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Pipeline Integrity Management 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 Pipeline Integrity Management 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 Pipeline Integrity Management 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 Pipeline Integrity Management 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 Pipeline Integrity Management 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 Pipeline Integrity Management Services?

There are an estimated 471 providers of pipeline integrity management services that operate on a local or national level. Market share concentration is high, with the top four suppliers accounting for over half of market revenue. Market share concentration has been increasing during the three years to 2018 because major... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Technology

What type of pipeline is your inspection equipment most suitable for?

What new technology has your company adopted in the past three years? How does this affect me as a buyer?

How often does your equipment fail or encounter problems? How long of a delay will this typically cause?

What situations have you encountered that could not be solved immediately due to insufficient equipment?

Regulation

What does your company do to stay up to date with all regulatory changes? In the event that your company does not adhere to all regulations, how will this affect me as a buyer?

What measures do you take to ensure your company is operating within all federal and local laws?

How can you guarantee that all inspections and maintenance completed on pipelines are compliant with the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act?

Does your staff have all the required certifications necessary to perform proper integrity assessments? How often are certifications renewed?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Pipeline Integrity Management Services RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should specify the total budget.

Buyers should specify the desired payment terms (i.e. monthly, lump sum, yearly).

Selection Criteria

Buyers should ensure the proximity of suppliers to reduce lead times.

Buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report for key criteria to consider when evaluating providers.

Project Schedule

Buyers should specify the date when proposals are due and when the award will be announced.

Buyers should specify the required duration of the contract.

Buyers should specify the desired start date of the service.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Pipeline Integrity Management Services supply chain?

Supply chain risk for pipeline integrity management services is low, benefiting buyers. Key inputs include trucks for transporting equipment, inspection equipment and software products. Truck manufacturers provide suppliers with the necessary vehicles to transport all equipment related to maintaining the integrity of pipelines, including X-ray devices and pigs. Thus, a... Subscribe to learn more.

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