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Printing & Writing Paper


ProcurementIQ’s Printing & Writing Paper Procurement Research Report helps simplify the purchasing process. This report provides tools such as pricing trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions to help you work with internal stakeholders and executives to manage the procurement process for your company. With this information, your company will be able to make credible and knowledgeable decisions regarding purchasing Printing & Writing Paper.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Printing & Writing Paper - Recent Price Trend

Printing and writing paper prices have been increasing at an estimated annualized rate of 4.6% in the three years to 2018. This trend has primarily been driven by the rising cost of inputs during this period, particularly the rising price of wood pulp, which is the largest purchase cost for suppliers in this market. Most upstream wood pulp suppliers have raised prices to maintain profitability.

Printing & Writing Paper - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for printing and writing paper is low, as there are few additional costs to paper ownership. Procuring and acquiring printing and writing paper is not difficult because products are readily available through many distribution channels. Printing and writing paper is also fairly uniform across suppliers, which reduces the time needed to evaluate the product. Buyers incur.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of printing and writing paper. Printing and writing paper includes a wide variety of paper goods such as stationery, printer paper, paper pads, notebooks, tracing paper and labels. Printing and writing paper can be coated or uncoated. Vendors include paper manufacturers, paper product wholesalers and office supply retailers. This report excludes envelopes, finished packaging and paperboard products.

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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