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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Welding, Brazing & Soldering Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Welding, Brazing & Soldering Services?

What is the average price of Welding, Brazing & Soldering Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Welding, Brazing & Soldering 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 Welding, Brazing & Soldering 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 Welding, Brazing & Soldering 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 Welding, Brazing & Soldering 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 Welding, Brazing & Soldering Services 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 ?

An estimated 3,480 suppliers provide welding, brazing and soldering services in the United States, and most suppliers operate with fewer than 20 employees. The top four suppliers account for less than 20.0% of market revenue, indicating that market share concentration is low. A low level of market share concentration lifts... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Subcontractor Groups

Will any subcontractors be hired to work for our project? If so, what are their credentials and work experience? How are they selected for the project? How are they managed?

Do you guarantee the work performed by subcontractors? What systems are in place to ensure they deliver high-quality market services?

Can your subcontractor provide me with any other related services? If not, can you recommend another supplier to provide me with those services?

How does using your recommended provider benefit me? Are there any monetary incentives for me if I use your subcontractor?

Service Performance

How do you balance quick turnaround times with maintaining maximum possible accuracy?

Are you experiencing fluctuations in demand as a result of the coronavirus outbreak? What measures are you taking to handle increased/reduced demand?

Do you primarily handle projects in-house, or do you outsource the work?

Is your essential equipment certified to national standards? How are records of inspection maintained?

How do you ensure the quality of your service? What quality control and inspection processes does your company use?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should state the amount of the contract.

Buyers should state the payment terms. (I.e. whether payment will be completed within 30 days after the bid is awarded, throughout the length of the contract, or upon project completion.)

Buyers should indicate the preferred pricing terms for work that arises beyond the scope of the proposal.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should consider the supplier's previous relevant experience, including previous clients.

Buyers should consider whether the supplier will provide all complementary goods and services or whether the buyer will need to source them from other suppliers.

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

Project Schedule

Buyers should state the due date for questions and proposals.

Buyers should state when the bid will be finalized and when the selected supplier will be contacted.

Buyers should state any review or probationary periods if necessary.

Buyers should state the intended length of the contract and potential renewal terms.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain for welding, brazing and soldering services has a moderate level of risk. The majority of required inputs, including welding and soldering machinery, welding rods and fluxes, are widely available, thereby reducing the likelihood of supply disruptions. Furthermore, an increase in imports among first and second tier suppliers... Subscribe to learn more.