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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Push-to-Talk Over Cellular Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

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How much should I pay for Push-to-Talk Over Cellular Services?

What is the average price of Push-to-Talk Over Cellular Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Push-to-Talk Over Cellular 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 Push-to-Talk Over Cellular 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 Push-to-Talk Over Cellular 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 Push-to-Talk Over Cellular 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 Push-to-Talk Over Cellular Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

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Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The market for PoC services consists of roughly 50 suppliers, the top four of which control about 80.0% of total market revenue, giving the market a high level of concentration. High barriers to entry strongly contribute to high market share concentration in the market. The largest barrier for vendors is... 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?

Regulation

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?

Customer Support

What is your client renewal or repeat business rate for PoC services? Why do companies renew their contract with your business?

How have you changed your service in response to customer complaints and suggestions?

If you encounter issues or your client is not satisfied, what steps do you take to address the issue?

Do you have a step-by-step process to handle client issues or complaints? What does that look like?

Qualifications

How long have you provided PoC services to your longest-tenured client? Who are your five largest clients?

Do you have case studies or client testimonials detailing the services performed? Can we speak to or visit a current client about their experiences?

Are you a member of any wireless telecommunication associations? If so, what are they? What support do you get from them?

How have you handled scaling clients' PoC services as they expand their business?

Competition

How do you attract new clients and retain existing clients for PoC services?

How do you market your services to potential clients? Do you rely heavily on repeat buyers?

How does your firm maintain a competitive edge?

What is your reputation like among customers and peers, and how have you developed it?

Employees

What are the various stages of your hiring process? What specialized skills do you require your employees to possess?

How do you recruit and retain senior staff?

How do you keep your wage costs under control?

Are there records that show prior training and certifications available for all members of the company?

Timeliness

What are your primary metrics for internal quality measurement regarding timeliness? Is data available to clients?

How often do you experience problems with the timeliness of transactions? What is your on-time delivery rate?

How accurate are your time estimates for projects? How many projects is any given staff member typically working on concurrently?

How long does it normally take to correct errors or process account maintenance requests?

Related Services

What other wireless telecommunication services do you provide? How will including value-added services impact pricing?

Do you offer a free trial period or demo to test out your PoC services?

Do you offer discounts for bundled voice and data services, and if so, what are the terms?

Do you give a competitive discount if I switch from another provider to your company?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should suggest the best billing method.

Buyers should define a cost breakdown of PoC services rates and phones, if purchased.

Buyers should state how often pricing can be adjusted.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate suppliers on whether they price competitively.

Buyers should evaluate the vendor's regional performance.

Buyers should give priority to suppliers that have a reputation of good service, reliability and service level agreement.

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 list the expected service start date once a supplier is chosen.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

PoC services have a low level of supply chain risk. Some of the upstream suppliers consist of telecom networking equipment manufacturers, semiconductor and circuit manufacturers. Fortunately, service providers are not dependent on critical material inputs once cellular network towers and satellites are erected to provide service. Because fluctuations in supplier... Subscribe to learn more.

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