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Managed Print Services


ProcurementIQ’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. ProcurementIQ’s Managed Print Services procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Managed Print Services - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2017, the price of MPS has been rising at an estimated average annual rate of 1.2%. As the economy has grown, the number of businesses has increased and expanded the pool of buyers that use MPS to limit printing costs and streamline print processes. Gains in government funding for primary and secondary education have also stimulated demand for market services. Elementary.

Managed Print Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for MPS is medium on average. However, total cost of ownership will depend on the level of service offered by the managed print service supplier. Software service suppliers only help buyers monitor and optimize printing activity. Buyers are responsible for buying or leasing their own printers, which average roughly $104 but can cost as much as $8,000. Additionally,.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of managed print services (MPS). These services optimize printing processes through close monitoring and reporting of print activity. MPS records print volumes, authenticates users, monitors print devices for maintenance and routes scans to desired user destinations. Some suppliers also offer onsite printer maintenance and toner refill services. MPS is sometimes referred to as managed document services (MDS). This report excludes MPS software.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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