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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Portable Concrete Mixers
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

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How much should I pay for Portable Concrete Mixers?

What is the average price of Portable Concrete Mixers?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Portable Concrete Mixers. 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 Portable Concrete Mixers 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 Portable Concrete Mixers 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 Portable Concrete Mixers?

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 Portable Concrete Mixers 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 ?

The top four suppliers of portable concrete mixers, Multiquip (which sells its products under both the Whiteman and Multiquip brands), Crown Construction Equipment, Toro and Kushlan Products, account for 30.0% to 50.0% of the total market share in 2021, signifying a moderate degree of market share concentration. There are an... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Experience and Expertise

How long have you provided these products to your longest-tenured client?

What qualifications does your staff have and what measures do you take to keep those qualifications up to date?

What industry do you most commonly supply this product for?

To what extent will ordering multiple products from your firm allow me to save on costs?

What is your repeat business rate for businesses in my industry and how does that compare to your overall rates?

Supply Chain Risk

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to raw input materials? How has that changed?

Has the availability of raw materials tightened due to the coronavirus outbreak?

Over the past three years, what percentage of your revenue has been dedicated to labor?

How have fluctuations in input prices affected the prices of your products during the past three years?

How do you mitigate sudden price increases in raw materials?

When input prices rise, how much of the cost is absorbed by you and how much is passed onto buyers?

How, if at all, has your supply chain been affected by import tariffs levied in 2018?


How do you manage regulatory change? Do you have regulation advisers or methods to track regulation?

How have changing regulations influenced your pricing now and how will the changes affect prices over the life our proposed agreement?

What ongoing training procedures do you provide for your staff?

Have you ever been found to be noncompliant with regulatory frameworks?

Amid widespread health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to your clients and employees? Do you offer clients any flexible exceptions, such as contract suspensions?

Market Competition

How long have you been in the portable concrete mixer market?

How do your machines differ from those of your competitors?

How do you stay competitive in the market?

How does your customer service differ from that of your competitors?

Supplier Size

What size and type of buyer does your company typically supply portable concrete mixers to?

Do you have experience with large orders?

Do you offer volume discounts or bundled discounts?

Do you have multiple locations?

Can I purchase directly on your website?

Product Offerings

What brands do you carry, and what is your best-selling model?

Can you recommend a type of mixer that is best fit for my intended use?

What volume of portable mixers do you readily have available?

What related products do you offer?

Supply Chain Risk

How many suppliers do you source from?

How do you manage risk in your supply chain?

How often do you evaluate your supply chain's prices to ensure they are still competitive?

How has your production cost been changing during the past three years?

How do input price fluctuations affect your clients?

Do you have contracts with multiple raw material suppliers or manufacturers?

Shipping & Distribution

Where are you distribution centers located?

Can you provide a list of the domestic and international locations of your distribution facilities?

What are your shipping rates to my facilities? Do shipping rates vary if I need products shipped to more than one location?

What is the most cost effective shipping method?

What logistical systems do you have in place to manage outgoing shipments?

What arrangements are made with external distribution companies to ensure timely delivery?


What do your warranties cover and for how long?

Can I purchase an extended warranty?

What are the terms and conditions of the warranty? Does the warranty require paperwork?

How are warranty repairs or replacements handled?

Are there any instances or circumstances that will void the warranty that I should be aware of?

Are there any transportation, labor or replacement fees associated with warranty claims?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should explicitly state the amount of the contract award.

Buyers should explain when and how payments will be made.

Buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to determine about how much they should pay for each portable concrete mixer.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should look for suppliers with direct experience providing the kind of portable concrete mixers they are seeking.

Buyers should make sure the provider offers concrete mixers with the appropriate specifications.

Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on the estimated price and ongoing costs of the units they are offering.

Buyers should ask for a list of references from current and former customers.

For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers need to include the date proposals are due and when award information will be available.

Buyers should include any other benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers will need to be aware of.

Buyers need to provide due dates for any ongoing maintenance work.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The market for portable concrete mixers has a moderate degree of risk from supply chain factors due primarily to input price fluctuations. Although supply chain risks are unlikely to affect the supply of key portable concrete mixer components, they can have an impact on the price the buyer ultimately pays... Subscribe to learn more.