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ProcurementIQ’s Lead-Acid Batteries 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 Lead-Acid Batteries 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

Lead-Acid Batteries - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2018, the price of lead-acid batteries has been rising moderately at an estimated average annual rate of 2.1%. Although stronger demand and higher input costs have pushed prices upward, competition has helped to keep price growth in check. Furthermore, low price volatility has benefited buyers by making it easier to accurately budget for purchases of lead-acid.

Lead-Acid Batteries - Total Cost of Ownership

There are few hidden costs associated with the procurement of lead-acid batteries, which translates into low total cost of ownership. First of all, depending on the distance between the buyer and the supplier, shipping costs can be significant; this is especially true when batteries are being procured from a foreign vendor. As such, buyers can reduce the total cost of ownership by procuring.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of lead-acid batteries. These rechargeable batteries are made from a lead alloy and include lead-calcium batteries, lead-antimony batteries, valve regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries and starting lighting and ignition (SLI) batteries, among other varieties. Lead-acid batteries are primarily used to power automobiles, marine and uninterruptible power suppliers (UPS), forklifts and golf cars. Accordingly, vehicle and electrical power supplies manufacturers make up the majority of buyers in this market. Suppliers include manufacturers and retailers. This report does not cover alkaline batteries, thermal batteries, battery chargers, lithium batteries and nickel-metal hydride batteries.

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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