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ProcurementIQ’s Explosives procurement research is intended to help you save time and money in the initial research stages of the buying process. Our data and analysis explain the characteristics, pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and negotiation tactics of Explosives to help your company negotiate strategically with suppliers. Our report insights also give your company the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives to better manage the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Explosives - Recent Price Trend

During the three years to 2018, the price of explosives has been declining at an estimated annualized rate of 0.4%. Although the slight decline in price has been beneficial for buyers, prices have been moderately volatile during the period due to fluctuating input costs and varying demand. Unfortunately for buyers, increased price volatility has made it difficult for them to create accurate cost.

Explosives - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for explosives is high. Before buying explosives, buyers must meet a long list of regulatory requirements, and they must continue to comply and provide proof of compliance throughout their ownership of the explosives. Buyers of explosives must be licensed by the state in which they intend to buy, store and use the explosives. State licensing fees vary, but they are.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of explosives. Explosives are reactive substances that contain a significant amount of potential energy that creates a destructive force when it is released. Explosives include both high explosives and blasting agents. This report focuses on blasting agents and explosives for commercial use. Common civilian applications for explosives include mining, demolition, land preparation and oil and gas extraction. Although explosives are frequently used by military agencies, military-grade explosives are not covered in this report. This report also excludes blasting services.

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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