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Ice & Snow Surface Treatments


ProcurementIQ’s Procurement Research Reports cover thousands of indirect purchasing lines. Our data and analysis help you strategically engage and negotiate with suppliers and give you the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives. ProcurementIQ’s Ice & Snow Surface Treatments procurement research provides price trends and forecasts, supplier benchmarks and negotiation questions all intended to give your company leverage during the sourcing process.
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doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Ice & Snow Surface Treatments - Recent Price Trend

Increasing demand has been causing prices for ice and snow surface treatments to rise at an estimated annualized rate of 3.5% in the three years to 2018. In particular, rising demand from the public sector, namely state governments and local municipalities and governments, has grown strongly as government consumption and investment has increased. As the unemployment rate has fallen in the past.

Ice & Snow Surface Treatments - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for ice and snow surface treatments is high. Rock salt, calcium chloride and magnesium chloride (all common treatment components) are all salts that dissolve snow and ice to form an aqueous solution. Accordingly, buyers must ensure that treatment products are isolated from moisture and water when not in use because this may deplete the product. For example, calcium.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of ice and snow surface treatments, also known as deicing treatment. Products in this report include chemical and inert treatments that induce freezing point depression and help remove ice and snow from the ground. Ice and snow treatments are commonly referred to as ice melt and include products such as rock salt, calcium chloride, potassium chloride and magnesium chloride. The primary suppliers in this market are chemical product manufacturers and wholesalers. This report does not include snow plows or equipment related to snow removal, nor does this report include snow removal services. Major buyers include public sector organizations, businesses and consumers in areas where winter conditions are conducive to the formation of ice and snow.

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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