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MRO Inventory Management Services


If your company is looking to save time and money during the initial stages of the buying process, ProcurementIQ’s MRO Inventory Management Services procurement research will provide you with the tools necessary to do just that. This report breaks down the data and analysis behind buying MRO Inventory Management Services, 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

MRO Inventory Management Services - Recent Price Trend

From 2015 to 2018, the price of MRO inventory management services has been increasing 1.0 percentage points from a 9.3% to 10.3% markup per item. Demand growth has been the primary factor contributing to increasing prices, although rising input costs have also contributed to rising prices as suppliers’ cost of providing services have increased.Rising demand has been pressuring prices upward.

MRO Inventory Management Services - Total Cost of Ownership

MRO inventory management services have a high total cost of ownership. Buyers are responsible for several additional costs related to vendors’ services. MRO inventory management service providers purchase MRO supplies for buyers at reduced rates and earn a profit by applying a markup. In turn, buyers are responsible for reimbursing suppliers for their purchases of the supplies, thereby increasing.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) inventory management services. Service providers cut costs and improve supply levels by taking charge of and optimizing purchasing decisions related to buyers' MRO supply spend. Vendors include specialized firms and business-to-business industrial supply firms that offer MRO inventory management as a supplementary service. This report covers source-to-pay (S2P) and procure-to-pay (P2P) vendors. However, this report does not include original equipment manufacturer (OEM) parts and equipment inventory management services, inventory accounting services, inventory management software or facilities management.

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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