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Letter & Parcel Delivery Services


ProcurementIQ’s Letter & Parcel Delivery Services Procurement Research Report offers purchasing insight into the Letter & Parcel Delivery Services market. Our analysis dissects pricing trends and the supply chain, including highlighting key suppliers and their financial benchmarks. The report also provides key pieces of take-away intelligence, such as negotiation question preparation and a buying decision scorecard, which includes factors weighted according to their importance in the decision-making process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Letter & Parcel Delivery Services - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2017, the price of letter and parcel delivery services has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 1.6%. Market prices have been increasing despite sharp declines in fuel costs, which have been driven by expanding domestic oil production. The resulting decline in supplier purchase costs has helped temper price growth to some extent; however, increasing demand in.

Letter & Parcel Delivery Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership (TCO) for letter and parcel delivery services is low. Low TCO benefits buyers because it means that they typically do not face significant hidden costs or additional fees when procuring market services. Consequently, it is easier for buyers to budget for expenditures.The primary additional costs that buyers face are associated with the materials, labor and time.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of letter and parcel delivery services. Suppliers, which are also called carriers or couriers in this report, transport mail and small packages domestically and internationally. This report includes the US Postal Service (USPS) as well as carriers that operate internationally, nationally, regionally and locally. This report excludes general freight and logistics services for bulk items and heavy shipments (i.e. shipments weighing more than 150 pounds).

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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