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How much should I pay for Surgical Stents?
What is the average price of Surgical Stents?
This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Surgical Stents. 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 Surgical Stents 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 Surgical Stents 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 Surgical Stents?
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 Surgical Stents with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.
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Find the vendor to meet your needs
Where can I purchase ?
The surgical stent market has a low level of market share concentration, with the top four suppliers accounting for less than 30.0% of total market revenue. ProcurementIQ estimates there are about 1,900 firms that manufacture and distribute surgical stents across the United States. Market share concentration is higher at the... Subscribe to learn more.
Questions to ask potential suppliers
How can I gain leverage during negotiations?
Do you have enough staff and equipment to handle sudden increases in demand?
How do you retain qualified staff? What is your employee turnover rate?
How often are your facilities inspected?
What are the benefits of working with you compared with other suppliers?
Do you provide supplies in various geographic regions?
How has the trend toward drug-eluting stents affected your operations?
Which types of surgical stents, materials and features have shown the greatest rise in popularity during the past three years?
Given the range of surgical stent features, what measures do you take to ensure quality? How expansive are your operations?
Do you have access to resources overseas? How does this affect buyers?
Do you have any pending litigation, notices of violations, complaints or suspensions against your company? How have you responded to such filings?
What is your failed surgical stent rate? How do you handle the discovery of faulty products?
What is your best-selling surgical stent (brand, type, grade)?
How do you stay up to date on changing industry and manufacturing regulations?
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Key elements for every RFP
What should my RFP include?
Buyers should explicitly state the amount of the contract award.
Buyers should explain when and how many payments will be made.
Buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to determine how much they should pay for surgical stents.
Buyers should evaluate potential vendors based on their ability to fulfill the product requirements outlined in the RFP.
Buyers should evaluate potential suppliers based on previous client references.
Buyers should consider the extent of related products that a supplier offers.
Buyers should take into account the level of research and development a supplier conducts for future products.
For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.
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.
Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk
How risky is the supply chain?
The supply chain for surgical stents carries a moderate level of risk, which hampers buyer power. Surgical stent suppliers source various inputs, including metals like steel, nickel and titanium, as well as plastic materials and pharmaceuticals. Although supply chain risks may adversely impact suppliers' production costs and thus surgical stent... Subscribe to learn more.