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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Right-of-Way Maintenance Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Right-of-Way Maintenance Services?

What is the average price of Right-of-Way Maintenance Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Right-of-Way Maintenance 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 Right-of-Way Maintenance 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 Right-of-Way Maintenance 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 Right-of-Way Maintenance 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 Right-of-Way Maintenance Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

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Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase Right-of-Way Maintenance Services?

The top four suppliers of ROW maintenance services, including Asplundh Tree Expert Co., Lewis Tree Service, Davey Tree Expert Company and Trees Inc., account for less than 30.0% of the market, thereby indicating low market share concentration. Moreover, market share concentration has been dropping in the past three years because... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Quality Control

How do you ensure the quality of your service? What systems do you have in place to minimize mistakes?

What checks and balances are in place to ensure that my project has received a thorough evaluation?

How do you collect feedback from clients?

What quality awards have you won?

What credentials and certifications do you hold?

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?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Right-of-Way Maintenance Services RFP include?

Project Budget

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

All buyers should suggest the best method of billing.

All buyers should determine whether payments will be made after an audit.

All 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 for suppliers with a comprehensive list and description of all ROW maintenance equipment and machinery.

All buyers should look at suppliers’ experience with regard to servicing areas, cities or 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 when 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 Right-of-Way Maintenance Services supply chain?

In the three years to 2019, buyers of ROW maintenance services have been exposed to a moderate degree of risk from supply chain factors. Vendors purchase herbicides, sprayers and gasoline for operating equipment, as well as heavy machinery, such as tractors, aerial lifts, chippers, excavators and telescopic booms. Therefore, the... Subscribe to learn more.

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