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If your company is looking to save time and money during the initial stages of the buying process, ProcurementIQ’s Sheet Metal procurement research will provide you with the tools necessary to do just that. This report breaks down the data and analysis behind buying Sheet Metal, such as pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and external demand drivers. Your company will also gain expert negotiation tactics to help gain leverage when working with suppliers.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Sheet Metal - Recent Price Trend

The average price of sheet metal has been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 3.4% in the three years to 2018, driven primarily by rapidly rising input costs and demand from the construction sector. The residential construction sector has grown strongly in the past three years as consumer sentiment has increased and access to credit has improved. With residential building construction on.

Sheet Metal - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for sheet metal is low on average. Sheet metal is used as a component in the construction of buildings and in the manufacture of durable goods, such as automobiles and appliances. Buyers typically incur very few operating costs because sheet metal is immediately incorporated into a building or product. Nevertheless, buyers with excess inventory will have to pay to.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of sheet metal, which is produced in an industrial process that forms raw metal into thin, flat pieces. Sheet metal is used in a variety of applications, including automobile and aerospace manufacturing and construction. Suppliers include primary metal manufacturers, specialty sheet metal producers and distributors. Buyers include manufacturers, especially automobile manufacturers, and construction firms. 

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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