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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Refrigerated Storage Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Refrigerated Storage Services?

What is the average price of Refrigerated Storage Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Refrigerated Storage 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 Refrigerated Storage 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 Refrigerated Storage 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 Refrigerated Storage 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 Refrigerated Storage 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 ?

The top four refrigerated storage companies control less than 30.0% of total market share, which is indicative of low market share concentration. Overall, there are about 690 refrigerated storage operators in the United States, most of which serve local or regional markets. During the three years to 2021, market share... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?


How do you attract new clients and retain existing clients?

How does your firm maintain a competitive edge?

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

Do you offer any incentives to customers that refer businesses to your company?

What incentives do you give long-term clients to stay with your company? Do you offer any incentives to buyers that refer new clients to your company?

Customer Service

Do you offer 24/7 customer account and technical support services?

Do you have response time benchmarks for following up with or problem solving for a client?

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

What training procedures do you provide for staff? How often are staff members trained?

What kind of training do your employees receive? Are records available for proof?

Amidst widespread health concerns, 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?


What quality awards have you won?

What credentials and certifications do you hold?

How do you ensure the accuracy and quality of your service

What systems do you have in place to minimize the number of errors?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should state their annual or monthly budget for these services.

If additional services are being requested, buyers should provide a breakdown of their budget for each service.

Buyers should reference the Benchmark Price section of this report to gain insight into what factors can affect the price of these services.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should look at the supplier's level of experience storing and handling products similar to their own.

Buyers should compare the proposed pricing of each supplier.

Buyers should assess the supplier's ability to control the refrigerated environment to meet their specific storage requirements.

Project Schedule

Buyers should provide a list of key dates that pertain to the RFP process, such as the final dates to submit questions and final bids.

If known, buyers should provide a list of dates by which products will be removed from storage or added to storage.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

Overall supply chain risk in this market is low. Refrigerated storage plays an important role in helping food suppliers extend their products' shelf lives and meet distribution requirements. Most of the products going into refrigerated storage are meats, poultry, seafood, dairy, fruit, vegetables, flowers and pharmaceuticals. These products can lose... Subscribe to learn more.