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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Textile Printing
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Textile Printing?

What is the average price of Textile Printing?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Textile Printing. 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 Textile Printing 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 Textile Printing 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 Textile Printing?

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 Textile Printing 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 ?

Of the estimated 10,000 suppliers, the top four providers of textile printing collectively hold less than 20.0% of market revenue, indicating low market share concentration. Low barriers to entry support this low market concentration, and after the initial purchase of printing machines, new firms can easily enter and establish themselves... 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?


What type of printing equipment does your company operate? How many of each machine do you own?

How many facilities do you operate that provide textile printing? Where are they located?

What methods do you use to deliver completed orders to customers?

What software do you use to process digital textile printing orders?


Do you source materials with a high exposure to market disruptions resulting from the pandemic? How are you coping with these disruptions?

How diversified is your supplier base for inputs? Do you source from multiple suppliers in different global regions?

Amid the widespread health concerns, what contingency plans are in place to mitigate the risk to your clients and employees? Do you offer clients any flexible exceptions, such as contract suspensions?

Are you experiencing fluctuations in demand as a result of the coronavirus pandemic? What measures are you taking to handle changes in demand?


Can you send me proofs for my order?

Do you foresee any complications in fulfilling my order?

How long do you expect the turnaround time to be for my order?

Can you give me examples of similar orders you have fulfilled in the past three years? How did they turn out?

Quality Assurance

What charges do you impose for color charts used to verify the color accuracy of your prints?

What processes do you use to assess the quality of your printed works?

How do you rectify issues in quality when they arise during the production process?

How has your company ensured compliance with governmental standards of safe environmental and work conditions?

Financial Stability

What proportion of your revenue comes from textile printing services?

How does your company respond to changes in the cost of key inputs?

Are there certain industries from which you receive a majority of your revenue? Are any of these industries at risk of collapse?

How do you respond to risk in your supply chain? If one of your suppliers went out of business, would it disrupt the services I ordered?

Market Forces

How do you respond to increased demand for your services?

How do you differentiate your services from those provided by competitors?

Has your company specialized to fit serve a specific industry? If so, which industry?

How does your company remain competitive in the market?

Customer Service

What tools do you have in place to receive and respond to customer inquiries and concerns?

How many staff members does your company employ that are dedicated to customer service?

Who should I contact if I need to make changes to my order? How quickly should I expect a response?

Do you experience heightened demand in certain months or seasons that may affect your responsiveness to new orders and inquiries?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should inform suppliers of the total value of the contract.

Buyers should request information pertaining to discounted pricing order volume thresholds.

Buyers should request information about pricing variations in terms of textile material and product type.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate suppliers on their ability to provide quality customer service.

Buyers should evaluate suppliers on their ability to offer competitive pricing.

For more selection criteria information, buyers are advised to consult the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should provide suppliers with the date that the RFP was issued.

Buyers should provide suppliers with the date that proposals are due.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The textile printing supply chain exhibits a moderate level of risk, which harms buyer power because it indicates there is a possibility of an issue in a service provider's supply chain adversely affecting a buyer's access to textile printing services. Textile mills are a key upstream supplier for market vendors.... Subscribe to learn more.