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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Scaffolding Rental
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Scaffolding Rental?

What is the average price of Scaffolding Rental?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Scaffolding Rental. 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 Scaffolding Rental 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 Scaffolding Rental 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 Scaffolding Rental?

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 Scaffolding Rental 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 scaffolding equipment rental market is highly competitive, with more than 1,000 firms offering various types of scaffolding products to contractors and other users across the nation. This market has exhibited a low level of concentration during the three years to 2021, with the top four players capturing less than... 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?

Customer Support

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? If so, can you share it?

What is the typical size of your clientele? How does our company fit into that?

Value-Added Services

Do you offer discounts for bundled services? If so, what are the terms?

Do you offer on-site servicing and repairs?

What is the typical turnaround time for your repairs and servicing?

What value-added services do you provide? How does the inclusion of value-added services impact pricing?


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

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

How have your systems and processes changed to improve delivery times?

What incentives do you give your buyers for returning equipment early?

Do you anticipate any delays in scaffolding shipment? If so, how do you expect to handle any disruptions caused by the coronavirus?

Key Relationships

How do your relationships with key clients benefit your company?

Where do you source your equipment from?

How is volatility mitigated? Are you looking to expand or curtail operations accordingly?

How do you adjust your operations in times of high demand? What about in times of low demand?

Does your upstream suppliers source any materials from countries affected by the coronavirus?


How do you attract new clients and retain existing ones?

As a large company, how do you compete with the emergence of smaller players into the market?

What incentives, if any, do you provide to retain customers?

What advantages do your products have over your competitors' products?


What is your repeat business rate for businesses in my industry? How does that compare with your overall rates?

How long have you provided services such as this to your longest tenured client? Who are your five largest clients?

What advantages do your experience and knowledge give you in the marketplace?

Do you possess any additional certifications? If so, what are they?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when award information results will be provided.

Buyers should disclose the total value of the contract for scaffolding rental.

Buyers should indicate what their expectations for payment are, including their preferred billing schedule.

Buyers should disclose their expectations for additional costs, such as drop-off and maintenance fees.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should look for suppliers that have been in business for a long time and have direct experience providing services for similar companies.

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

Buyers should give preference to local suppliers because it will cut costs related to transportation and simplify communication.

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

Project Schedule

Buyers should communicate to prospective suppliers when award information results will be provided.

Buyers need to provide due dates for any ongoing or scheduled projects and maintenance work.

Buyers should provide general expectations with regards to response time and customer service.

Buyers should list the expected start and finish dates once a prospective supplier is chosen.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain for scaffolding rental firms carries a moderate risk of disruption. Within the supply chain, second-tier suppliers provide the raw materials while first-tier suppliers manufacture and wholesale the final product. Of the second-tier suppliers, iron and steel manufacturers pose the largest risk because they are producers of key... Subscribe to learn more.