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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Waste Incineration Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

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How much should I pay for Waste Incineration Services?

What is the average price of Waste Incineration Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Waste Incineration 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 Waste Incineration 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 Waste Incineration 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 Waste Incineration 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 Waste Incineration Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

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Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The market for waste incineration services is composed of about 48 suppliers, with the four major suppliers (Clean Harbors, Veolia Environnement, Ross Environmental Services and Heritage Environmental Services) accounting for over 50.0% of the total market revenue in 2020. This data indicates a high level of market share concentration. Waste... 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 supplier of waste incineration services?

Who are your top customers?

How many clients do you currently serve?

How have your operations progressed over the years?

Legal Compliance

In the event that your company does not properly follow regulations, how does this affect me as the buyer?

What measures do you take to ensure your company is operating within all federal and local laws?

How are changes in regulations communicated with your customers?

How have regulatory changes affected you service prices in the past three years?


Do you provide any incentives to attract clients?

How many of your clients are repeat customers?

How does your company stand out from other suppliers in the market?

Can you provide testimonials from current or past customers?

Why are your services priced higher or lower than your competitors?


During times of high demand, how do you allocate your time and resources?

What is typically the biggest threat leading to failure of service completion?

What steps does your company take to mitigate any risk of failing to provide your service in a timely manner?

Has your company received any major complaints in the past and what was done to correct it?

How has demand changed as a result of COVID-19? and how are you adjusting to these changes in demand?

Price Structure

How are your prices determined?

How has the price of your service changed over the past decade and what has been the largest driving factor in this change?

How sensitive are your prices to rising input costs?

If under contract, will rising input costs affect the price that my company pays or will prices be locked?


What volume of waste can your facility handle a day?

What additional services do your facilities provide that may benefit me?

Have there ever been delays in service because the capacity of your facilities was maxed out?

How many waste incineration facilities does your company own?

Do you have any plans to change your facilities in the near future that might increase the price of your services?

What contingency plans are in place to mitigate risk to employees during the COVIE-19 pandemic?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should suggest the best method of billing.

Buyers should determine whether payments will be made after an audit.

Buyers should note under which circumstances payment will be withheld or under what circumstance payment dates will be altered.

Buyers should set the terms for contract renewals.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should look for suppliers capable of providing the range of support services required.

Buyers should look at suppliers’ experience with regard to servicing businesses that are similar in size to the buyer.

Buyers should look for suppliers with flexible schedules.

Buyers should look for suppliers with clearly defined pricing instructions.

Project Schedule

Buyers need to suggest dates for when vendors are required to submit their proposals, when proposals are due and when the award will be announced.

Buyers should include any benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers should take into account.

Buyers should include the duration of the service contract.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain associated with waste incineration services presents a moderate risk of creating service disruptions. Waste incineration service providers primarily rely on fuel as the key input because they require large volumes of fuel to operate their incinerators. Therefore, disruptions in the supply of fuel can cause significant service... Subscribe to learn more.