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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Door-to-Door Advertising Distribution
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Door-to-Door Advertising Distribution?

What is the average price of Door-to-Door Advertising Distribution?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Door-to-Door Advertising Distribution. 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 Door-to-Door Advertising Distribution 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 Door-to-Door Advertising Distribution 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 Door-to-Door Advertising Distribution?

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 Door-to-Door Advertising Distribution 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 ?

Market share concentration is low in the door-to-door advertising distribution market, with the top four suppliers accounting for less than 30.0% of the market's revenue. Low concentration is the result of the highly localized nature of this market, whereby a vendor must be able to travel by vehicle in order... 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?


How long has your company been a provider of door-to-door advertising distribution?

On average, how many advertisements does your company distribute per month?

What methods of distribution have you discovered to generate the highest interest in the product being advertised?

How often do customers return to you for distribution services?


How often does your staff fail to distribute an entire order?

What type of training does your staff receive? How often do they receive additional training?

How do you allocate your time and resources to ensure all advertisements get distributed each month?

What is your employee turnover rate? If an employee that was operating on my route leaves your company, how will I be affected?


Why are your prices higher or lower than your competitors?

How does your door-to-door advertisement distribution stand out from others in this market?

What type of incentives do you offer to attract and retain clients?

Who are your largest competitors that operate in the same area as your company? What actions have you taken to compete with them?

Customer Service

What guarantees do you provide regarding the service being purchased?

Can you provide three referrals from past and current clients?

What is your process when dealing with customer complaints?

Who will I be able to contact with any issues or concerns? What will their availability be?


How do you communicate with your staff while they are on a route?

How often does your staff deviate from its predetermined distribution plan? How has this affected past clients?

Does your company utilize GPS tracking devices to show my advertisements were distributed as intended? Do you offer real-time tracking?

How does your staff navigate routes? How often does your staff get assigned to a new route?

Financial Performance

What cost-saving measures do you employ at your company?

Do you have any pending litigations or complaints against your company? How will these proceed?

During times of economic contractions, how do you adjust your services to stay in business?

How volatile is the demand for your services? How does the volatility affect your ability to provide these services effectively and with high quality?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should provide suppliers with the total dollar amount allocated to the contract.

Buyers should have suppliers complete a pricing sheet that details the unit price for each distributed material.

Buyers should have suppliers provide information regarding any discount opportunities they are willing to provide. For example, some suppliers will offer discounts if a contract is paid in full ahead of schedule.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should evaluate suppliers based on the efficiency and effectiveness of their approach method for a successful material delivery.

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

Buyers should evaluate suppliers on the success of previous campaigns.

For other selection criteria requirements, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers must state the RFP issue date.

Buyers should provide the date, time and location of any informational meetings where suppliers can ask questions.

Buyers should provide suppliers with a time window wherein the buyer is able to schedule any follow up interviews.

Buyers should provide suppliers with a due date for proposals.

Buyers should provide suppliers with the date they intend to announce the award.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain risk for door-to-door advertising distribution is moderate. Although adverse events in the supply chain increase the likelihood that there will be changes in rates for services, these risks rarely result in service interruptions for buyers. Additionally, ongoing tariffs levied by the Trump administration do not materially impact... Subscribe to learn more.