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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Wood Floor Installation Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Wood Floor Installation?

What is the average price of Wood Floor Installation?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Wood Floor Installation. 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 Wood Floor Installation 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 Wood Floor Installation 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 Wood Floor Installation?

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 Wood Floor Installation 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 Wood Floor Installation?

The wood floor installation market has a very low level of market share concentration, with the four largest players accounting for less than 20.0% of the market’s revenue. There are more than 9,000 wood floor installation service companies in the United States, the majority of which operate locally or regionally.... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Quality Inspection

Do you have samples available? How recently were these samples made?

What quality inspection procedures do you have in place? Do you have a designated quality control person?

What methods do you use to fix wood floor imperfections?

How do you replace defective installations? How fast is the turnaround?

Work Routine

What are your daily hours of operation? Do you work continuously until project completion?

Will you be working on multiple projects during the period of installation?

How are you planning on organizing this project in terms of milestones?

How often can I expect progress reports?

Supply Chain

How does an increase in raw material prices (woods, sealants) affect your business and me as a buyer?

How would you deal with wage changes?

Prices for some of your inputs have been volatile in the past. Do you have a plan for mitigating supply chain risk due to a price fluctuation?

How do you assure the quality of your primary inputs?

Can you tell me about a time when there was a disruption in your supply chain? What did you do to fix it?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my Wood Floor Installation RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should include as much information about the total scope of the project as possible. If buyers have a budget or current working estimate, this should be included in the proposal so the service providers can create estimates based on this amount.

Buyers should include information about the payment schedule (i.e. if it is incremental or done at the completion of the project).

Buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to determine how much they should pay for installation or maintenance

Selection Criteria

Buyers should specify what measures of quality they will be using to select a supplier. For example, these measures can be reputation, credentials of staff, customer service and depth of the technical plan submitted.

Buyers should also choose a supplier based on the price estimate given.

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

Project Schedule

Buyers should include a deadline for proposal submittals and state when the contract will be awarded.

Buyers should include a timeline of the project and expected completion date.

Buyers should include any other benchmark dates that are relevant to the project including site visits and walkthroughs.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the Wood Floor Installation supply chain?

The wood floor installation market has been characterized by a medium level of supply chain risk during the past three years. The main source of supply risk is from wood flooring manufacturers, which depend on upstream lumber producers and wholesalers for their inputs. Lumber prices are subject to medium to... Subscribe to learn more.

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